James Harvey Barnett

Brief Life History of James Harvey

When James Harvey Barnett was born on 22 February 1881, in Anderson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Martin P. Barnett, was 21 and his mother, Margaret A. Ingram, was 22. He married Ida Chastine Hill on 8 October 1899, in Washington, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Nelson, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 30 January 1955, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

James Harvey Barnett
1881–1955
Ida Chastine Hill
1876–1949
Marriage: 8 October 1899
Bessie Lee Barnett
1901–1960
Blanche Barnett
1911–1916
George Ezra Barnett
1902–1959
Effie M. Barnett
1906–1993
Margaret Florence Barnett
1911–1975

Sources (17)

  • J Barnett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Barnett, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • James H Barnett, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1892 · The Radio is invented

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English: 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’).

English (of Norman origin): from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard .

Jewish (Ashkenazic): this surname has been adopted by Ashkenazic Jews in the English-speaking world, perhaps as an Anglicized form of a vaguely similar Jewish name such as Baruch .

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

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