Derl Benjamin Barnett

1935–1998 (Age 63)
Monticello, Lawrence, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Derl Benjamin

When Derl Benjamin Barnett was born in 1935, his father, Otha Levi Alexander, was 20 and his mother, Rhonda Mae Barnett, was 13. He lived in Lawrence, Mississippi, United States in 1935 and Beat 3, Lawrence, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died in 1998, at the age of 63, and was buried in Monticello, Lawrence, Mississippi, United States.

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 0
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County
Age 4
Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins
Age 20
The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English:1. 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’). 2. from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard .

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

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Sources (4)

  • Derl Barnett in household of Byzor Barnett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Therl Alexander in entry for Mr Otha L Alexander, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Derl B Barnett, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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