Pearl Heller

2 April 1871–25 October 1955 (Age 84)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Pearl

When Pearl Heller was born on 2 April 1871, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, Thomas Benninger Heller, was 35 and her mother, Mary Porter, was 32. She married William J Barnes on 17 April 1894, in Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 25 October 1955, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William J Barnes
Pearl Heller
Marriage: 17 April 1894
Joseph Eugene Barnes
Mildred Barnes

Spouse and Children

17 April 1894
Weber, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname from the small medieval coin known as the häller or heller because it was first minted (in 1208 ) at the Swabian town of (Schwäbisch) Hall. Compare Hall .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Schwäbisch Hall.3 German: topographic name for someone living by a field named as ‘hell’ ( see Helle 3).

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

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Story Highlight

"My Life Story" by Mildred Barnes Johnston Christmas 1983

"MY LIFE STORY' written by Mildred Barnes Johnston. CHRISTMAS 1983. I will begin as far back as memory will take me, that is age 2 1/2. I was in bed many weeks with pneumonia. There were no modern …

Sources (3)

  • Pearl H Barnes in household of William J Barnes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pearl Barnes in household of William J Barnes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Pearl Barnes in household of William Barnes, "United States Census, 1900"

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