George Pliny Barber

11 November 1826–11 November 1890 (Age 64)
Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England

The Life Summary of George Pliny

When George Pliny Barber was born on 11 November 1826, in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England, his father, Robert Barber, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Wright, was 43. He married Adeline Hatch on 5 February 1851, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860 and Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880. In 1880, at the age of 54, his occupation is listed as farming. He died on 11 November 1890, in Díaz, Camargo, Chihuahua, Mexico, at the age of 64, and was buried in Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Pliny Barber
Louisa Elizabeth Raymond
Marriage: 26 January 1855
Alonzo George Barber
Walter Riches Barber Sr.
Albert Percy Barber
Herbert Pearis Barber
Sarah Ida Barber
Solon Barber
Adeline Barber
Franklin Barber
Serepta Barber
Clara Mabel Banyard

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  • Marriage
    26 January 1855Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Santa Anna repels Spain's attempt to regain control of Mexico. Guerrero abolishes slavery as means of discouraging migration of United States southerners to Texas.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 17
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a barber, from Middle English barb(o)ur ‘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.German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Barbier ‘barber’ (compare 1 above).Catalan: occupational name for a barber, barber (see 1 above).

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

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    Story Highlight


    BIOGRAPHY - ALONZO GEORGE BARBER Mr. Barber, son of George and Rebecca Louisa Raymond Barber, was born February 26, 1857 at Fort Supply. His father had been called by the LDS Church agents to help b …

    Sources (30)

    • George Barber, "United States Census, 1880"
    • George Barber in entry for Myrtle Barber Kenyon, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • George Barber in household of Robert Barber, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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