Jesse Lee Barber Sr

Male3 April 1888–7 November 1970

Brief Life History of Jesse Lee

When Jesse Lee Barber Sr was born on 3 April 1888, in Pecan Gap, Delta, Texas, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Barber, was 46 and his mother, Joanna Witcher Marshall, was 37. He married Minerva Sonora Towers on 23 May 1917, in Midland, Midland, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Lamar, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 7 November 1970, in Midland, Midland, Texas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Resthaven Memorial Park, Midland, Midland, Texas, United States.

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Jesse Lee Barber Sr
Minerva Sonora Towers
Marriage: 23 May 1917
Jesse Lee Barber Jr
Marshal Thomas Marshal Barber
Willie Josephine Barber
Velma Marie Rhee Barber

Sources (14)

  • Jesse L Bower in entry for Jesse Lee Bower, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Jess L Barber, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mr J L Barber, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1917Midland, Midland, Texas, United States
  • Children (4)

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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 2

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

    Age 6

    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 22

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a barber, from Middle English barb(o)ur ‘barber’ (Anglo-Norman French barber, Old French barbier, from Late Latin barbarius, a derivative of barba ‘beard’). In the Middle Ages barbers not only cut hair and shaved beards, but also practised surgery and pulled teeth.

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Barbier ‘barber’ (compare 1 above).

    Catalan: occupational name for a barber, barber (see 1 above).

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

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