Caroline Barber

Brief Life History of Caroline

When Caroline Barber was born on 26 February 1842, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Barber, was 26 and her mother, Eliza Higgins, was 21. She married Charles Blunt before April 1862, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Goshen, Juab, Utah, United States in 1880 and Montrose, Colorado, United States in 1885. She died on 4 December 1906, in Ashton, Fremont, Idaho, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Pineview Cemetery, Ashton, Fremont, Idaho, United States.

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William Henry Lines
Caroline Barber
Marriage: 6 December 1864
Eliza Jane Lines
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Sources (19)

  • Caroline Lyons in household of William Lyons, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Caroline Barber, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Death Records, 1864-1967"
  • Caroline Barber Lines in entry for Stephen Own Lines, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Births, 1842-1917"

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Historical Boundaries: 1857: Juab, Utah Territory, United States 1862: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States

1861 · Denver Becomes a City

In 1861, Denver City was incorporated into the territory as an official city.

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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