Royal Hyrum Barney Jr

Brief Life History of Royal Hyrum

When Royal Hyrum Barney Jr was born on 24 October 1879, in Pine Valley, Washington, Utah, United States, his father, Royal Hyrum Barney Sr, was 25 and his mother, Martha Sophia Jacobson, was 17. He married Alice Zobedia Whitehead on 3 May 1905, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 12 February 1934, in Annabella, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Annabella Cemetery, Annabella, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Royal Hyrum Barney Jr
Alice Zobedia Whitehead
Marriage: 3 May 1905
Thelma Irene Barney
Martha Elverda Barney
Erma Barney
Bernice Barney
Glen Royal Barney
Edson J. Barney
Opal Barney

Sources (45)

  • Royal Hyrum Barney, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Royal H Barney, 03 May 1905 "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Royal Hyrum Barney, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"

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1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

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1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Barney in Norfolk, which is probably named with an Old English personal name Bera (with genitive -n) + Old English ēg ‘island, dry ground in a marsh’.

English: from the personal name Barney, a pet form of Bernard .

Scottish: possibly from the Old Norse personal name Bjarni (from bjǫrn ‘bear’).

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

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