Agnes Barnaby

Female21 February 1897–17 October 1986

Brief Life History of Agnes

Agnes Barnaby was born on 21 February 1897, in Berwyn, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. She had at least 1 daughter with Frederick S Zimmerman. She lived in Eagleswood Township, Ocean, New Jersey, United States in 1940. She died on 17 October 1986, in Manahawkin, Ocean, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Tuckerton, Ocean, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick S Zimmerman
1898–1966
Agnes Barnaby
1897–1986
Jane Loomis Zimmerman
1918–

Sources (1)

  • Agnes Zimmerman in household of Fred Zimmerman, "United States Census, 1940"

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Children (1)

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1903

Age 6

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

English:

from the Middle English vernacular form of the Greek and Latin personal name Barnabas, which was borne by the companion of St. Paul (Acts 4:36). This is of Aramaic origin, from Aramaic bar naḅyā ‘son of the prophet’, although the Greek text of Acts 4:36 explains the name as hyios paraklēseōs ‘son of consolation’ or ‘encouragement’.

habitational name from any of the four places: Barnaby in North Yorkshire, Barnetby le Wold or Barnoldby le Beck (both in Lincolnshire), or Barnby in Suffolk. Barnaby in North Yorkshire is named with the Old English personal name Beornwald (composed of the elements beorn ‘young warrior’ + wald ‘rule’) + Old Norse ‘settlement, farmstead’. Barnby in Suffolk is named with Old Norse barn ‘child, offspring’ + meaning ‘children's farm’, perhaps for an estate divided by heirs.

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

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