William L. Barbour

June 1870–after 1955 (Age 84)
Bedford, Virginia, United States

The Life of William L.

When William L. Barbour was born in June 1870, in Bedford, Virginia, United States, his father, John W. Barbour, was 33 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Jeter, was 25. He married Maranda Alice Beckner on 23 January 1895, in Bedford, Virginia, United States. He lived in Staunton Magisterial District, Bedford, Virginia, United States in 1900. He died after 1955, at the age of 86.

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William L. Barbour
Maranda Alice Beckner
Marriage: 23 January 1895

Spouse and Children

23 January 1895
Bedford, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Samuel H. Barbour


    Sallie J. Barbour



    John Barbour


    Mollie Barbour


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 24

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: occupational name from Old French barbeor ‘barber’. Compare the English form Barber .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Barbor, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William L. Barbour, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • William L. Barbour, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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