Category Archives: Photographs

Six Word Saturday – Wearing hats takes a certain panache!

Wearing hats takes a certain panache! The mystery lady above has a very stylish wild hat. This, and the photo below of another mystery lady, belonged to Sarah Ophelia Rose Barnes. Most of Ophelia’s photographs were taken in Goldsboro or … Continue reading

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Searching the Old Man’s Registration for World War II, 1942 – Ernest H. Barnes

Today’s tip is to remember to search through the World War II draft registrations for your ancestors that were too old to serve in active duty. This record for Ernest Howard Barnes from the 1942 Selective Service Registration shows his … Continue reading

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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday – Woman in Nurse Uniform

This photograph was taken by the Walter Washington Foster Studio, in Richmond, Virginia. There are more of the Foster photos at the Virginia Historical Society. It was addressed to Miss Barnes, 354 R. Black.  The photo was in a trunk … 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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Six Word Saturday – Looking at old cards and smiling!

Today I’m looking at old saved photo Christmas cards and smiling. Above, Thomas Barnes holds his infant son so very tenderly, that it makes me smile with joy. The photo card below was sent the same Christmas, and baby Barnes … Continue reading

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