John W Barber

1863–1897 (Age 34)
New York, United States

The Life of John W

When John W Barber was born about 1863, in New York, United States, his father, William H. Barber, was 41 and his mother, Louisa Alvina Taylor, was 30. He married Jennie Maud McNeil on 26 April 1892, in Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1880 and Adams, Adams, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1905. He died in 1897, in St. Lawrence, New York, United States, at the age of 34.

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John W Barber
Jennie Maud McNeil
Marriage: 26 April 1892
Maude Barber
Dora Barber
Nortia Mae Barber
Lewis De Barber

Spouse & Children

  • Male1863–1897Male

  • Jennie Maud McNeil


26 April 1892
Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence, New York, United States


  • Female1892–Female

  • Dora Barber


  • Nortia Mae Barber


  • Lewis De Barber


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World Events (7)


Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 0

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 12

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a 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.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Barbier ‘barber’.3 Catalan: occupational name for a barber, barber (see 1).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John De Barber, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • John Barber in household of William Barber, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Barber in household of William Barber, "United States Census, 1880"

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