Wilson Arthur Barnett

Male11 May 1920–3 July 1999

Brief Life History of Wilson Arthur

When Wilson Arthur Barnett was born on 11 May 1920, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph Allen Barnett Sr, was 27 and his mother, Kathleen Edna Hague, was 22. He married Mary Eleanor Ernsting on 26 January 1943, in Wayne, North Carolina, United States. He lived in United States in 1949 and Clay Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 3 July 1999, in Mooresville, Brown Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mooresville, Brown Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States.

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Wilson Arthur Barnett
Mary Eleanor Ernsting
Marriage: 26 January 1943

Sources (14)

  • Wilson A Barnett, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Wilson Arthur Barnett, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"
  • Wilson Arthur Barnett, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 January 1943Wayne, North Carolina, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 3

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    1925 · Woman's World's Fair

    Age 5

    The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women


    Age 21

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from various places, for example Chipping (High) Barnet, East Barnet, and Friern Barnet in Greater London, named with Old English bærnet ‘place cleared by burning’ (a derivative of bærnan ‘to burn, to set light to’).

    English (of Norman origin): from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard .

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): this surname has been adopted by Ashkenazic Jews in the English-speaking world, perhaps as an Anglicized form of a vaguely similar Jewish name such as Baruch .

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

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