Nathaniel Alfred Barnhill

2 August 1879–12 March 1937 (Age 57)
Spring Grove, Green, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Nathaniel Alfred

When Nathaniel Alfred Barnhill was born on 2 August 1879, in Spring Grove, Green, Wisconsin, United States, his father, William John Barnhill, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Jane Schaeffer, was 25. He married Lucy E Williams on 29 May 1907, in Washington, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Winslow, Washington, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years and Cowley, Kansas, United States in 1930. He died on 12 March 1937, in Winfield, Cowley, Kansas, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Arkansas City, Cowley, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Alfred Barnhill
Lucy E Williams
Marriage: 29 May 1907
Evelyn May Barnhill
Orville Alfred Barnhill
George A. barnhill
William Arthur Barnhill
Carl Barnhill
Lillie Barnhill
Earl Barnhill
James K "Jim" Barnhill

Spouse and Children

29 May 1907
Washington, Arkansas, United States


    Evelyn May Barnhill



    George A. barnhill


    William Arthur Barnhill


    Carl Barnhill


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William John Barnhill


    Sarah Jane Schaeffer




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Age 2

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 17

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

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a hill with a barn on it, from Middle English barn ‘barn’ + hille ‘hill’, or a habitational name from a place named Barnhill, possibly the one near Broxton in Cheshire named with Old English bere-ærn ‘barn’ + hyll ‘hill’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nathaniel Barnell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • N A Barnhill, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Nathaniel Barnhill, "United States Census, 1920"

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