Joseph Barrow

1765–
Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Barrow was born about 1765, in Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Barrow, was 38 and his mother, Mary Crane, was 36. He married Martha Garton in 1757.

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Joseph Barrow
1765–
Martha Garton
1765–

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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 36

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 50

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 65

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English bearo, bearu ‘grove’ (dative bear(o)we, bearuwe), for example in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Gloucestershire, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Shropshire, Suffolk, and Somerset, or a topographic name with the same meaning. 2. topographic name for someone who lived by an ancient burial mound, Middle English berwe, barwe, or a habitational name from a place named with this word (Old English beorg, dative beorge), of which there is one near Leicester and another in Somerset. 3. habitational name from Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, which is named with an unattested Celtic word, barr, here meaning ‘promontory’, + Old Norse ey ‘island’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Barrow, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Joseph Barrow, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Joseph Barrow, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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