Solon Barber

Brief Life History of Solon

When Solon Barber was born on 1 January 1866, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, George Barber, was 39 and his mother, Louisa Elizabeth Raymond, was 30. He married Annie Louisa Farrell on 14 November 1888, in Logan Utah Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Presto, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1900. He died on 13 August 1907, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Solon Barber
1866–1907
Annie Louisa Farrell
1866–1930
Marriage: 14 November 1888
Annie Wynona Barber
1890–1972
Solon Ray Barber
1895–1949
George Percy Barber
1897–1984
Adeline Barber
1899–1976
Wilma Barber
1902–1903
Walter Farrell Barber
1902–1983
Herbert Vernon Barber
1905–1926

Sources (27)

  • Sol?N N Barber in household of Charles Barber, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Solon Barber, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Salan Barber, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

1866 · Logan is Incorporated as a City

Logan City was recognized as a city in the Territory of Utah, seven years after its founding.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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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"Anna F. Barber," the minutes of the Logan 7th Ward Relief Society called her. At the first meeting of the society for 1910, Sister Barber wished her sisters in the society a happy new year. Then sh …

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