Iva May Barnett

27 March 1896–26 April 1965 (Age 69)
Going Snake District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, United States

The Life of Iva May

When Iva May Barnett was born on 27 March 1896, in Going Snake District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, United States, her father, James William Barnett, was 23 and her mother, Laura B. Bell, was 22. She married Frank McKinley Harrison in 1914. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Delaware, United States in 1930 and Township 2, Delaware, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 26 April 1965, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Frank McKinley Harrison
Iva May Barnett
Marriage: 1914
Raymond Harrison
Ruth Mae Harrison
James Robert Harrison
Charley Harrison
Mable Bell Harrison
Albert Sam Harrison

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    James William Barnett





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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · Battleship USS Delaware Commissioned

Age 14

"The USS Delaware was commissioned on November 10, 1910. This was ship number six that had been named after the """"first state."""" It was top of the line but during WWI never saw battle."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from various places, for example Chipping (High) Barnet, East Barnet, and Friern Barnet in Greater London, named with Old English bærnet ‘place cleared by burning’ (a derivative of bærnan ‘to burn’, ‘to set light to’). 2. from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Inez M Harrison in household of Frank Harrison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Iva M Harrison in household of Frank M Harrison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ivey Harrison in household of Frank Harrison, "United States Census, 1920"

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