Reuben Woodard Barzee

30 September 1837–17 April 1923 (Age 85)
Haldimand, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Reuben Woodard

When Reuben Woodard Barzee was born on 30 September 1837, in Haldimand, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada, his father, James Henry Woodard Barzee, was 45 and his mother, Elizabeth Whitham, was 40. He married Kirstene Marria Jensen on 9 December 1865, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Ozone, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 17 April 1923, in Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Woodard Barzee
Aida Marie Kendall
Marriage: 20 May 1872
Emma Eliza Barzee
Reuben Theodore Barzee
Ettie Mariah Barzee
Clark Franklin Barzee
George Edward Barzee
James Alvin Barzee
Lucinda Barzee
Mary Etta Barzee
Levina Barzee
Elzie Emerson Barzee
Chester Albert Barzee
Aidah Elzina Barzee
Levi Derious Barzee

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 May 1872Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 20
    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.
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of an unidentified surname, possibly French Barse .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Poem about Reuben Barzee by son Levi

    The People of the Hills by Miranda Stringham page 90 The following poem was written by Levi and speaks of his aged father, Reuben Barzee. I used to wonder just why Father never had much time for p …

    Sources (70)

    • Reuben W Barger, "United States Census, 1920"
    • R. W. Barzee in entry for Chester Albert Barzee and Jennie Rhodes Hitchcock, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Rueben Woodard Barzel in entry for Ada Maria Barzel, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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