Saul Barran

1856–27 December 1932 (Age 77)

The Life of Saul

When Saul Barran was born in 1856, his father, John Barran, was 20 and his mother, Mary Whitehead, was 16. He married Sarah A Sharp in April 1885, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pudsey, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Niagara, New York, United States in 1900. He died on 27 December 1932, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Saul Barran
Sarah A Sharp
Marriage: April 1885
Wentworth Barron
Grace Barron
Ernest Barron
Florence Barron

Spouse and Children


    Sarah A Sharp


April 1885
Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Barran





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World Events (8)


Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 7

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 20

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 English (Lincolnshire): unexplained.2 French: from the present participle of barrer ‘to bar’, ‘to close or shut off’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Saul Barran in household of John Barran, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Saul Barren, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Saul Barran in household of John Barran, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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