Ernest Leslie Barfield

21 January 1903–16 April 1994 (Age 91)
Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Ernest Leslie

When Ernest Leslie Barfield was born on 21 January 1903, in Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina, United States, his father, Walter R Barfield, was 35 and his mother, Sallie Mittie Lewis, was 26. He married Mary Elsie Gardner on 21 November 1928, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Flat Rock Township, Kershaw, South Carolina, United States in 1940 and Colombia in 1984. He died on 16 April 1994, in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Leslie Barfield
Mary Elsie Gardner
Marriage: 21 November 1928
Ernest Leslie 'Bud' Barfield Jr
Daniel G Barfield

Spouse and Children

21 November 1928
South Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Walter R Barfield


    Sallie Mittie Lewis




+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 19

The United States pay Colombia $25 million for the loss of Panama.

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name, probably from Bardfield in Essex, which is named with an unattested Old English byrde ‘(river) bank’, ‘border’ + feld ‘open land’. The name is still most common in northern Essex. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in an area where barley was cultivated, from Middle English berefeld.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Earnest Barfield, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Earnest Barfield in household of Walter Barfield, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ernest Barfield in household of Walter R Barfield, "United States Census, 1910"

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