Levi Barber

24 January 1797–
Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Levi

When Levi Barber was born on 24 January 1797, in Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, Levi Barber, was 33 and his mother, Rebecca Hinman, was 28. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Emaline. He lived in West Haven, Rutland, Vermont, United States in 1850. He died in Benson, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Levi Barber
Emily J. Barbour
Almon Hitchcock Barber
George J Barbour
Simeon S Barbour
Sarah W. Barbour
Julia E. Barbour

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    Emily J. Barbour


    Almon Hitchcock Barber


    George J Barbour


    Simeon S Barbour


    Sarah W. Barbour


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 6

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 33

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a barber, Anglo-Norman French barber, Old French barbier, from Late Latin barbarius, a derivative of barba ‘beard’. In the Middle Ages barbers not only cut hair and shaved beards, but also practised surgery and pulled teeth.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Barbier ‘barber’.3 Catalan: occupational name for a barber, barber (see 1).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Levi Barber, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Levi Barber, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"

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