Leo Albert Barnett

Brief Life History of Leo Albert

When Leo Albert Barnett was born on 21 November 1913, in White, Arkansas, United States, his father, William Albert Barnett, was 28 and his mother, Bertha Kimbrell, was 21. He lived in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States in 1971 and Little Rock, Ketchikan Gateway, Alaska, United States in 1984. He died on 15 December 2001, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Rest Hills Memorial Park, North Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leo Albert Barnett
1913–2001
Dorotha Faye Snell
1915–1987
Martha Faye Barnett
1940–1976
Eunice Munnerlyn Barnett

Sources (13)

  • Leo A Barnett in household of Will A Barnett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leo Barnett, "Arkansas Marriage Index, 1933-1939"
  • Leo Albert Barnett, "Arkansas First Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

World Events (8)

1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: 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’).

English (of Norman origin): from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard .

Jewish (Ashkenazic): this surname has been adopted by Ashkenazic Jews in the English-speaking world, perhaps as an Anglicized form of a vaguely similar Jewish name such as Baruch .

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

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