Category Archives: Raleigh

Researching the Barnes Surname at the North Carolina State Archives

This spring I decided to finally take a trip to the North Carolina State Archives, in Raleigh, to research my husband’s Barnes line. I had one main objective – to find something new about Jacob Barnes (1759-1840). He died in … Continue reading

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Friday’s Faces From the Past – North Carolina Couple

I’m always hopeful about solving photograph mysteries. This unknown couple must have had a significant event to have posed for a portrait with the Cyrus P. Wharton Photographers (1887-1905) in Raleigh, North Carolina. The photo was in a trunk belonging … Continue reading

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