George Barber

1852–
New York, United States

The Life of George

When George Barber was born in 1852, in New York, United States, his father, William H. Barber, was 30 and his mother, Louisa Alvina Taylor, was 19. He lived in Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence, New York, United States for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

William H. Barber
1822–1896
Louisa Alvina Taylor
1833–1910
George Barber
1852–
John W Barber
1863–1897
Emma Barber
1854–1938
Alfred Barber
1857–1892
Mary Ann Barber
1859–
Cassius Floyd Barber
1866–
Jenette or Nettie Barber
1866–
Hattie Barber
1872–
Charles A. Barber
1874–

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 11

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1886

Age 34

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Geo W Barber in household of William Barber, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Barber in household of William Barber, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George Barber in household of William Barber, "United States Census, 1880"

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