John Colwell Barnett Sr

8 December 1868–10 June 1946 (Age 77)
West Kittanning, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of John Colwell

When John Colwell Barnett Sr was born on 8 December 1868, in West Kittanning, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Calvin Barnett, was 23 and his mother, Mary S Painter, was 18. He married Aurela Gibson on 4 April 1895, in Monongahela, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Monongahela, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 10 June 1946, in New Eagle, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Monongahela, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John Colwell Barnett Sr
Aurela Gibson
Marriage: 4 April 1895
John C Barnett Jr
Mary Margaret Barnett
Viola D Barnett
Helen Gertrude Barnett
Alvin Herbert Clair Barnett
Irene Barnett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 April 1895Monongahela, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 2
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad
    Age 9
    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 22
    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: 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’).English (of Norman origin): from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard .Jewish (Ashkenazic): this surname has been adopted by Ashkenazic Jews in the English-speaking world, perhaps as an Anglicized form of a vaguely similar Jewish name such as Baruch .

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

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    Sources (17)

    • John C Barneet, "United States Census, 1910"
    • John Barnett in entry for George G. Lewis, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • John C Barnett, "United States Census, 1930"

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