William Oslen Barnett Jr

11 November 1917–10 October 2013 (Age 95)
Raton, Colfax, New Mexico, United States

The Life Summary of William Oslen

When William Oslen Barnett Jr was born on 11 November 1917, in Raton, Colfax, New Mexico, United States, his father, William Oslen Barnett Sr, was 40 and his mother, Rebecca Ann Johnson, was 33. He married Louise Huff on 21 October 1939, in Flagstaff, Coconino, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Coconino, Arizona, United States in 1935 and World for about 20 years. He died on 10 October 2013, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

William Oslen Barnett Jr
1917–2013
Louise Huff
1923–2013
Marriage: 21 October 1939
James William Barnett
1941–1941

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 1
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1923 · Oil is Discovered on the Navajo Reservation
Age 6
Oil was discovered on the Navajo Reservation in the 1920's. The Navajos did not want to lease any of the land towards the exploration for oil and gas. They were soon made a deal that they would be hired for all unskilled work if they would lease the land and, reluctantly, they gave in. Albert Fall, a Senator from New Mexico and was extremely hostile towards Indian rights.
1942 · The Japanese American internment
Age 25
Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English:1. 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’). 2. from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard .

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

Possible Related Names

Bernard
Barnet
Barnette

Sources (9)

  • William Olsen Barnett, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • William Olsen Barnett, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • William Oslen Barnett, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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