Jennie Barnett

Female1872–

Brief Life History of Jennie

When Jennie Barnett was born in 1872, in Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States, her father, James Henry Barnett, was 35 and her mother, Tennessee Cooksey, was 35. She lived in Owyhee, Elko, Nevada, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Barnett
1837–1912
Tennessee Cooksey
1837–1883
Mirianda Adaline Barnett
1857–1946
Joseph Lawrence Barnett
1858–1919
James Barnett
1859–
Michael Barnett
1864–
Anna Barnett
1867–1948
Belle Barnett
1870–
Jennie Barnett
1872–
Helen Teresa Barnett
1873–1908
Ellen Barnett
1876–1912
Elizabeth May Barnett
1878–1952
Fredrick Monroe Barrett
1880–1947

Sources (1)

  • Jennie Barnett in household of James Barnett, "United States Census, 1880"

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Siblings (11)

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 0

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 0

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.

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 31

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from various places, for example Chipping (High) Barnet, East Barnet, and Friern Barnet in Greater London, named with Old English bærnet ‘place cleared by burning’ (a derivative of bærnan ‘to burn, to set light to’).

English (of Norman origin): from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard .

Jewish (Ashkenazic): this surname has been adopted by Ashkenazic Jews in the English-speaking world, perhaps as an Anglicized form of a vaguely similar Jewish name such as Baruch .

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

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