William Oscar Barnett

22 January 1867–21 March 1946 (Age 79)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of William Oscar

When William Oscar Barnett was born on 22 January 1867, in Louisiana, United States, his father, Lewis Gabriel Barnett, was 28 and his mother, Susan Ann Melissa Wright, was 26. He married Sallie Josephine DeLoney on 3 November 1891, in Lincoln, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Police Jury Ward 7, Lincoln, Louisiana, United States for about 40 years. He died on 21 March 1946, in Lincoln, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Vienna, Lincoln, Louisiana, United States.

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William Oscar Barnett
Eugenia Hood
Marriage: 16 February 1910
Lewis Barnett
Willia C Barnett
Minnie C Barnett
Verne Barnett
Annie M Barnett
Bettie L Barnett
Rulia E Barnett

Spouse and Children

16 February 1910


    Lewis Barnett


    Willia C Barnett


    Minnie C Barnett



    Annie M Barnett


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Rosie Allice Barnett


    Louvenia Catherine Barnett


    Ode Barnett




World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Age 1

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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 (3)

  • William O Barnette in household of G Lewis Barnette, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William O Barnett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William O Barnett, "United States Census, 1910"

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