George Barber

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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William H. Barber
Louisa Alvina Taylor
George Barber
John W Barber
Emma Barber
Alfred Barber
Mary Ann Barber
Cassius Floyd Barber
Jenette or Nettie Barber
Hattie Barber
Charles A. Barber

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World Events (8)


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.

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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