Ethel Barber (1899 - 1979)

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Ethel Barber
1899 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Ethel Barber was born on June 27, 1899. She died in February 1979 at age 79. We know that Ethel Barber had been residing in Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wisconsin 54901.


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Ethel Barber passed away in February 1979 at 79 years old. She was born on June 27, 1899. We are unaware of information about Ethel's surviving family. We know that Ethel Barber had been residing in Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wisconsin 54901.
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In 1899, in the year that Ethel Barber was born, on February 14th, the first voting machines were approved by Congress for use in federal elections. Several states were already using voting machines in their elections and the Federal government was finally convinced of their safety and accuracy.

In 1919, at the age of 20 years old, Ethel was alive when in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

In 1934, she was 35 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1940, at the age of 41 years old, Ethel was alive when in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1979, in the year of Ethel Barber's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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Mar 6, 1904 - Mar 5, 1999
Chetek, WI
Gladys Barber
Nov 21, 1903 - June 1984
Kenosha, Wisconsin
William Barber
Aug 28, 1878 - June 1973
Ripon, Wisconsin
Lucy Barber
Apr 11, 1901 - May 1984
Rock Island, Illinois
Gertrude E Barber
Nov 6, 1914 - Nov 11, 2003
Pepin, WI
Gertrude Barber
Feb 14, 1883 - July 1969
Black Earth, Wisconsin
Janet S Barber
Apr 30, 1954 - Feb 16, 2009
Madison, WI
Alice Barber
Dec 18, 1905 - September 1981
Arkansaw, Wisconsin
Idabelle M Barber
Jun 28, 1931 - May 21, 2009
Stoughton, WI
Donald L Barber
Mar 3, 1971 - Jun 19, 2006
Salem, WI
Justin Barber
May 9, 1903 - January 1981
Kenosha, Wisconsin
Newell Barber
Jun 13, 1890 - October 1971
La Crosse, Wisconsin
E Barber
Mar 30, 1905 - July 1972
Richmond, Virginia
Frances Barber
Sep 23, 1891 - October 1981
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Lucille G Barber
Sep 25, 1915 - Oct 14, 1993
Milwaukee, WI
Edgar Barber
Jun 3, 1923 - September 1975
McFarland, Wisconsin
Minda Barber
Oct 25, 1889 - June 1965
Garnett Barber
Apr 24, 1910 - April 1987
Salt Lake City, Utah
Mont Barber
Sep 23, 1879 - April 1965
Elbert Barber
Feb 14, 1882 - May 1969
Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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Richard Mayer
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Raymond Debroux
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Menasha, Wisconsin
Leland J Lee
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Richard Jordan
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