Rettie Caroline Heinmiller

16 January 1874–23 December 1952 (Age 78)
Ervin Township, Howard, Indiana, United States

The Life of Rettie Caroline

When Rettie Caroline Heinmiller was born on 16 January 1874, in Ervin Township, Howard, Indiana, United States, her father, John H. Heinmiller, was 48 and her mother, Susanna Cupp, was 42. She married Olymus Delano Barber on 4 March 1893, in Howard, Indiana, United States. She died on 23 December 1952, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Young America, Deer Creek Township, Cass, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Olymus Delano Barber
Rettie Caroline Heinmiller
Marriage: 4 March 1893

Spouse and Children

4 March 1893
Howard, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John H. Heinmiller


    Susanna Cupp




    William Henry Heinmiller


    John Daniel Heinmiller


    George Washington Heinmiller


    Moses Richard Heinmiller



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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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

Part-translation of German Heinmüller, a distinguishing nickname for a miller called Hein, from the personal name Hein + Middle High German mülnære ‘miller’; compare Heinemeyer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rettie Barber in household of Ollie Barber, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rettie C Barber in household of Plimus D Barber, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rettie C Barber in household of Olymus D Barber, "United States Census, 1940"

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