Category Archives: Johnston County

Researching the Barnes Family of Johnston and Wayne Counties, North Carolina

I’ve been researching my husband’s Barnes line from North Carolina more extensively since receiving back his DNA results. This map is from the North Carolina Atlas of Historic Boundaries, by John H. Long, Compiled by Gordon Denboer, Charles Scribner’s Sons, … Continue reading

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Marriage of Herbert Barnes and Sadie Fitzgerald, 1914

This image is of the marriage record of Herbert Barnes, age 24, of Wayne County, NC and Sadie Fitzgerald, age 21, of Johnston County, NC . The marriage license application was on February 6, 1914 and the marriage was celebrated … Continue reading

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Surname Saturday – Ryan Clan

The Ryan surname is often listed as one of the top ten surnames of Ireland. The Ryan Clan that I’m researching comes from Kilcolman, County Offaly (King’s), Ireland. “Ryan Family History. Irish: simplified form of Mulryan.Irish: reduced form of O’Ryan, … Continue reading

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Jacob Barnes – Land and Slave Divison in Johnston County, NC, 1840 – Friend of Friends Friday

Friend of Friends Friday is a blogging prompt from Geneabloggers to upload records of enslaved ancestors, whether they are your own or not, and to transcribe them to your blog.  These records are from the estate of Jacob Barnes, who … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Obituary – Joel L. Rose (1859-1932) of Wayne County, NC

Joel L. Rose was born in 1859, at Bentonville, Johnston County, North Carolina. His parents were George Pinkney and Nancy Brent Rose. When he was a young child, his family moved to Grantham Township, Wayne County, NC. He followed in … Continue reading

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Private Jacob H. Barnes (1827-1863) of the 5th North Carolina Infantry

Private Jacob H. Barnes was a member of Company C, 5th Infantry Regiment, North Carolina State Troops, Confederate Army. He was present or accounted for until captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-3, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, he died … Continue reading

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