Daniel Moreau Barringer, Jr. (1860 - 1929)

‹ Back to Barringer surname

Is your surname Barringer?

Research the Barringer family

Daniel Moreau Barringer, Jr.'s Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

Birthplace: Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States
Death: Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Managed by: Elizabeth Saltonstall
Last Updated:
view all

Immediate Family

About Daniel Moreau Barringer, Jr.

Daniel Moreau Barringer (May 25, 1860 – November 30, 1929) was a geologist best known as the first person to prove the existence of an impact crater on the Earth, the Meteor Crater in Arizona. The site has been renamed the Barringer Crater in his honor.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Barringer_(geologist)

Also Princeton Class of 1879.

Article including a plaque at the meteor site, including the names of all his children: http://www.meteorite-times.com/Back_Links/2004/November/Jims_Fragments.htm

view all 11

Daniel Moreau Barringer, Jr.'s Timeline

1860
May 25, 1860
Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States
1897
October 20, 1897
Age 37