Joseph Barber

8 September 1718–
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Barber was born on 8 September 1718, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, John Barber II, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Smith, was 23.

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Family Time Line

John Barber II
1687–1754
Sarah Smith
1694–1733
Mary Barber
1715–1759
Rebecca Barber
1730–
Sarah Barber
1716–1797
Joseph Barber
1718–
Hannah Barber
1720–1748
Abner Barber
1722–
Dorcas Barber
1726–1790
John Barber III
1728–
Ebenezer Barber
1733–1814

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World Events (6)

1776

Age 58

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 58

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 63

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a 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.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Barbier ‘barber’.3 Catalan: occupational name for a barber, barber (see 1).

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

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  • Joseph Barber, "Massachusetts, Springfield Vital Records, 1638-1887"
  • Joseph Barber, "Massachusetts, Springfield Vital Records, 1638-1887"
  • Joseph Barber, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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