Fred Wilson Barrett

Male13 June 1875–23 April 1935

Brief Life History of Fred Wilson

When Fred Wilson Barrett was born on 13 June 1875, in Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Henry W. Barrett, was 24 and his mother, Minerva Chase, was 27. He married Flossie E. Young on 20 December 1896, in Rhode Island, United States. He died on 23 April 1935, in Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Pascoag Cemetery, Pascoag, Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Fred Wilson Barrett
1875–1935
Flossie E. Young
1878–1951
Marriage: 20 December 1896

Sources (10)

  • Fred W Barrett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fred Wilson Barrett, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Fred Wilson Barrett, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1896Rhode Island, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

    Age 1

    An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

    1895 · College Hall Catches on Fire

    Age 20

    On January 27, 1895, College Hall catches on fire and is fully consumed within one hour. During the fire, many students and faculty work together to save many of the items in the building. Some of these are library books. They save the books by piling them onto the rugs and dragging them out of the burning building. College Hall is then later rebuilt and renamed Davis Hall after Governor John W. Davis.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish (of Norman origin): probably a nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Old French barat, Middle English bar(r)at, bar(r)et(te) ‘trouble, distress’, later ‘deception, fraud; contention, strife’. Through Norman settlement it also became common in Ireland, where it was Gaelicized as Baróid (Munster) and Baréid (Connacht).

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

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