Samuel Barnhill

Scott, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Barnhill was born in 1808, in Scott, Kentucky, United States, his father, Samuel Barnhill, was 26 and his mother, Susannah Pettit, was 23. He married Caroline Pettit before 1836, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters.

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Samuel Barnhill
Caroline Pettit
Marriage: before 1836
Samuel Bushrod Barnhill
Marcus Pettit Dozer Barnhill
Martha Elizabeth Barnhill Nance
Mary Ann Barnhill
Susan Martha Barnhill
William Lewis Barnhill
John Alfred Barnhill

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    before 1836Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 0
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1812 · Kentucky Bend Created
    Age 4
    During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
    Age 38
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire): habitational name from Barnhill in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, or Barnhill in Inchinnan, Renfrewshire.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (8)

    • Samuel Barnhill, "United States Census, 1840"
    • William Barnhill in entry for William Lewis Barnhill, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"
    • Samuel Barnhill, "United States Census, 1830"

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