Barbara O. Hasara

1924–1996 (Age 72)
Mahanoy City, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Barbara O.

When Barbara O. Hasara was born in 1924, her father, Andrew Hasara, was 26 and her mother, Olga Potochny, was 19. She died in 1996, in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Hasara
Olga Potochny
Barbara O. Hasara
Cyril Hasara
Joan Hassara
Donald E. Hasara
Sylvia Hasara

Parents and Siblings




    Cyril Hasara


    Joan Hassara


    Donald E. Hasara



World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 Polish: of uncertain origin; possibly a nickname from the dialect word basior ‘male wolf’, basiora ‘inflorescence’, or basiora ‘sheep or ram’.2 Ukrainian: variant of Basarab, a regional name for someone from Bessarabia, now Moldova.3 Serbian: from Turkish basar ‘physical beauty’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Barbara Hassara in household of Andrew Hassara, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Barbara in entry for Mr Donald E Hasara, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Barbara O Hasara, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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