George Barber

Brief Life History of George

When George Barber was born on 11 November 1826, in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England, his father, Robert Barber, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Wright, was 44. He married Adeline Hatch on 5 February 1851, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. 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 Estación 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 Barber
Louisa Elizabeth Raymond
Marriage: 26 January 1855
Alonzo George Barber
Arthur Barber
Walter Riches Barber Sr.
Lamoni Knarint Barber
Albert Percy Barber
Herbert Pearis Barber
Sarah Ida Barber
Solon Barber
Adeline Barber
Franklin Barber
Serepta Barber
Clara Mabel Banyard

Sources (32)

  • George Barber, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George Barber, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • George Barber, "BillionGraves Index"

World Events (8)


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

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.


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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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 …

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