Augustus Carroll Barnett

1843–1897 (Age 53)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Augustus Carroll

When Augustus Carroll Barnett was born on 19 February 1843, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Mansfield C Barnett, was 31 and his mother, Mary Matlock, was 33. He married Sarah Elizabeth Nix on 19 October 1869, in Benton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 17 January 1897, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Britts Chapel Cemetery, Perry, Tennessee, United States.

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Augustus Carroll Barnett
Sarah Elizabeth Nix
Marriage: 19 October 1869
Gussie Lee Barnett
Gerushu L Barnett
William Thomas Barnett
Leonore E Barnett
Ernest Augustus Barnett
Byrd B Barnett
Maude Barnett
Clyde Barnett
Samuel Martin Barnett
Robert H Barnett
Eva Lewis Barnett
Stella Burns Barnett

Spouse & Children

19 October 1869
Benton, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 3

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 19

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Agustus Barnett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Augustus Barnett in household of M C Barnett, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Augusta Barnett in entry for Gussie Lee Phebus, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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