Joshua Barns

about 1721–
Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joshua

Joshua Barns was born about 1721, in Cumberland, England, United Kingdom. He married Mary Wilkinson about 1746, in Cumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Barns
Mary Wilkinson
Marriage: about 1746
Jose. Barns
John Barnes
Johnston Barns
Johnston Barns

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1746Cumberland, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    World Events (4)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 80
    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.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 87
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
    Age 94
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 429;2007: 1369; 2010: NA)English and Irish: variant of Barnes 1-3.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (8)

    • Joshua Barnes or Barns, "England, Lancashire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1746-1799"
    • Joshua Barns in entry for Jose. Barns, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Joshua Barnes in entry for John Barnes, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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