Lou Olney McCleery

Brief Life History of Lou Olney

When Lou Olney McCleery was born on 24 December 1879, in Benton Township, Newton, Missouri, United States, her father, James Madison McCleery, was 41 and her mother, Josephine Belle Vanover, was 39. She married David Francis Barnett on 10 September 1898, in Newton, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Brownstown Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States for about 5 years and Alisal Judicial Township, Monterey, California, United States in 1940. She died on 18 January 1959, in Paradise, Butte, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Paradise, Butte, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Francis Barnett
1865–1947
Lou Olney McCleery
1879–1959
Marriage: 10 September 1898
Martha Mae Barnett
1900–1977
Thomas Barnett
William Oscar Barnett
1902–1944
Alma Lee Barnett
1904–1989
Ollen Frederick Barnett
1908–1986
Frances Allen Barnett
1910–1998
Albert Leon Barnett
1914–1985

Sources (10)

  • Lula Barnett in household of Francis Barnett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lou Olney McCleery Van Valer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lola Mccleery in entry for William Barnett, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Irish (northern): variant of McCleary .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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