Samuel Martin Barnett

1883–1939 (Age 56)
Lexington, Henderson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Samuel Martin

When Samuel Martin Barnett was born on 26 July 1883, in Lexington, Henderson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Augustus Carroll Barnett, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Nix, was 29. He married Rhoda Elizabeth Rodgers on 3 September 1911, in Henderson, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Civil District 4, Perry, Tennessee, United States in 1900. He died on 10 October 1939, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Henderson, Tennessee, United States.

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Samuel Martin Barnett
Rhoda Elizabeth Rodgers
Marriage: 3 September 1911

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3 September 1911
Henderson, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 15

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from various places, for example Chipping (High) Barnet, East Barnet, and Friern Barnet in Greater London, named with Old English bærnet ‘place cleared by burning’ (a derivative of bærnan ‘to burn’, ‘to set light to’). 2. from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sam M Barnett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sam M Barnett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sam Barnett in household of Sarah E Barnett, "United States Census, 1900"

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