Barney Lee Massey

18 March 1896–10 January 1979 (Age 82)
Pecan Gap, Delta, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Barney Lee

When Barney Lee Massey was born on 18 March 1896, in Pecan Gap, Delta, Texas, United States, his father, Henry Austin Massey, was 29 and his mother, Martha Ann Barber, was 23. He had at least 2 daughters with Doris Nell Mansfield. He lived in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States in 1930 and Lincoln, New Mexico, United States in 1935. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 10 January 1979, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Westminster, Orange, California, United States.

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Barney Lee Massey
Doris Nell Mansfield
Doris Louise Massey
Jean Elizabeth Massey

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 2
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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
Age 8
St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 22
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in northern France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Marcy in La Manche. This surname is preserved in the English place name Stondon Massey.3 English: from a pet form of Matthew .

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

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Sources (15)

  • Barney L Massey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Barney L Massey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Barney L Massey, "United States Census, 1940"

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