Joseph Simpson Barnes

16 January 1850–16 October 1921 (Age 71)
Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph Simpson

When Joseph Simpson Barnes was born on 16 January 1850, in Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Barnes Jr, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Taylor, was 27. He married Elizabeth Emira Rhodes on 20 January 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He immigrated to United States in 1854 and lived in Lehi Ward 2, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910 and Lehi Ward 4, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 16 October 1921, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Simpson Barnes
1850–1921
Elizabeth Emira Rhodes
1855–1885
Marriage: 20 January 1875
Sarah Elizabeth Barnes
1875–1955
Joseph Earnest Barnes
1877–1949
June Alice Barnes
1879–1883
Edith Lois Barnes
1880–1953
Martha Etta Barnes
1883–1919
Hazel Emira Barnes
1884–1920

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 January 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 4
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 7
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 20
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Barnes (on the Surrey bank of the Thames in London), named with Old English bere-ærn ‘barn, a storehouse for barley and other grain’, or a topographic name or metonymic occupational name for someone who lived by or worked at a barn or barns, from Middle English barn ‘barn, granary’.English: variant of Barne, with excrescent -s, derived from either the Middle English personal name Bern, Barn (based on the Scandinavian personal name Biǫrn or Old English Beorn, both from a word meaning ‘warrior’), or from Middle English barn (Old Norse barn) ‘child’. The latter term is found as a byname for men of the upper classes; it might also have had the meaning ‘young man of a prominent family’, like Middle English child (see Child ).Irish: in Ireland in many cases this is no doubt the English name, but in others it is possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bearáin ‘descendant of Bearán’, a byname meaning ‘spear’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Barrington
    Barns
    Child

    Story Highlight

    The Barnes Family Prospers

    From 1860 to 1870 (when Charles was 33 to 43 years old), Rhoda bore Charles 5 more children: Rhoda Juliet (Feb. 3rd, 1861), Charles Henry (April 3rd, 1863), James (April 8th, 1865), Hannah Elizabeth ( …

    Sources (24)

    • Josh Barnes in household of Chas Barnes, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Joseph S Barnes, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Joseph S. Barnes in entry for Sarah Maude Barnes, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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