Anna Barbara Lightsey

19 August 1856–31 July 1923 (Age 66)
Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Anna Barbara

Anna Barbara Lightsey was born on 19 August 1856, in Mississippi, United States. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Pvt. John McCager Barry. She lived in Folsom, Union, New Mexico, United States in 1910 and Mexia, Limestone, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 31 July 1923, at the age of 66, and was buried in Wortham, Freestone, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pvt. John McCager Barry
Anna Barbara Lightsey
Hettie Rogenia Barry
Sophia Clara Barry
Joe McCager Barry
Mary Pauline Barry

Spouse and Children



World Events (8)

Age 5
Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States
Age 5
On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed
Age 20
A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Leutze or Leitze, short forms of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with liud ‘people, tribe’.

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

Sources (4)

  • Ann Barry in household of John M Barry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna Barbara Lightsey in entry for Hettie Rogenia Spokes, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Annie Barry in household of Sam Adamson, "United States Census, 1920"

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