Category Archives: Birth Records

Finding Birth Records for Ernest H. Barnes (1885-1951)

When I started researching the birth information for Ernest Howard Barnes, I sent for his Social Security record, under the Freedom of Information Act, in 2004.  I also sent a request to the Wayne County Courthouse in Goldsboro, Wayne County, … Continue reading

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Helen Catherine Barnes (1881-1973) – Irish Birth Records

Helen Catherine Barnes was born in Kings County, Ireland (now County Offaly).  Helen used August 8, 1887 as her birthday after coming to the United States.  She was quoted as saying that her original birth record could be found at … Continue reading

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