Harriet Barnes

Female1859–26 June 1871

Brief Life History of Harriet

When Harriet Barnes was born in 1859, in Bonsall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Israel Barnes, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Woodward, was 36. She died on 26 June 1871, in Bonsall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 12, and was buried in Bonsall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Israel Barnes
1820–1880
Sarah Woodward
1824–
Fanny Woodward
1843–1891
John Barnes
1847–
Frederic Barnes
1848–
Henry Barnes
1851–1871
Sarah Barnes
1853–1867
Israel Barnes
1856–
Elizabeth Barnes
1858–
Harriet Barnes
1859–1871
William Barnes
1861–1901
Mary Ann Barnes
1863–1892
Agnes Barnes
1865–1867
Sophia Agnes Barnes
1868–
Sarah Barnes
1869–1890

Sources (8)

  • Harriett Barnes in household of Isaac Barnes, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Harriet Barnes, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Harriett Barnes, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Barnes (on the Surrey bank of the Thames in London), named with Old English bere-ærn ‘barn, a storehouse for barley and other grain’, or a topographic name or metonymic occupational name for someone who lived by or worked at a barn or barns, from Middle English barn ‘barn, granary’.

English: variant of Barne, with excrescent -s, derived from either the Middle English personal name Bern, Barn (based on the Scandinavian personal name Biǫrn or Old English Beorn, both from a word meaning ‘warrior’), or from Middle English barn (Old Norse barn) ‘child’. The latter term is found as a byname for men of the upper classes; it might also have had the meaning ‘young man of a prominent family’, like Middle English child (see Child ).

Irish: in Ireland in many cases this is no doubt the English name, but in others it is possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bearáin ‘descendant of Bearán’, a byname meaning ‘spear’.

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

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