Milo Alonso Barber

27 March 1833–27 December 1884 (Age 51)
Lyman, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Milo Alonso

When Milo Alonso Barber was born on 27 March 1833, in Lyman, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, John Barber, was 22 and his mother, Betsey C. Barber, was 21. He married Abbie B. Prescott on 3 December 1863. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 27 December 1884, in Haverhill, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Milo Alonso Barber
Abbie B. Prescott
Marriage: 3 December 1863
Belle Barber

Spouse and Children


    Abbie B. Prescott


3 December 1863


    Belle Barber


Parents and Siblings

    John Barber


    Betsey C. Barber





    Harriet Elizabeth Barber


World Events (6)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 30

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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 (3)

  • Milo A Barber in household of John Barber, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Milo A Barber, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Milo A. Barber, "New Hampshire, Marriages, 1720-1920"

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