Cassius Floyd Barber

Macomb, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life of Cassius Floyd

When Cassius Floyd Barber was born in 1866, in Macomb, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, his father, William H. Barber, was 44 and his mother, Louisa Alvina Taylor, was 33. He married May Ella Rowland on 22 December 1886, in Morristown, St. Lawrence, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence, New York, United States for about 20 years and Morristown, St. Lawrence, New York, United States for about 10 years.

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Cassius Floyd Barber
May Ella Rowland
Marriage: 22 December 1886
Arthur Harvey Barber

Spouse & Children

22 December 1886
Morristown, St. Lawrence, New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 32

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a 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.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Barbier ‘barber’.3 Catalan: occupational name for a barber, barber (see 1).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Floyd Barber, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Floyd Barber, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Floyd Barber, "United States Census, 1900"

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