Category Archives: Death Records

N. C. Death Records – Nancy A. Musgrave Barnes (1837-1921)

Today I’m looking at the death record for Nancy Ann Musgrave Barnes on Ancestry.com. This Nancy Barnes was my husband’s great-great-grandmother, and she was married to Jacob H. Barnes. Her parents were Tobias and Apsilla Whitley Musgrave, and she was born … 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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Tombstone Tuesday – Thomas William Barnes

Thomas W. Barnes Middlesex – Thomas William Barnes, 69, died Sunday in Somerset Medical Center, Somerville. Born in Yonkers, N.Y., Mr. Barnes was a Middlesex resident for the past 40 years. He was a machinist retired from Union Carbide in … Continue reading

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The Death of Mary Ryan Barnes in Ireland – 1904

Researching the death of ancestor Mary Ann Ryan Barnes took a bit of time. We knew by 2005 that our Irish Barnes family had been parishioners of the Kilcolman Roman Catholic Church in County Offaly, Ireland. Back when Mary Ann … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Obituary – Sadie Fitzgerald Barnes (1891-1947) – of Four Oaks, North Carolina

Sadie Elizabeth Fitzgerald was born 5 March 1891 in Johnston County, North Carolina. Her parents were Gaston and Tabitha Jane Massey Fitzgerald. She married George Herbert Barnes on 18 Feb 1914 in Johnston County, NC.  Their daughter, Nancy Rose Barnes, … 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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Bessie Barnes and Thomas Coleman Marriage – North Carolina

Bessie Pauline Barnes was born December 23, 1886 in Goldsboro, Wayne County, North Carolina to Sarah Ophelia Rose and Thomas Whitley Barnes. This lovely picture was taken when she was twenty-one years old. She has such beautiful eyes and gorgeous … Continue reading

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Sarah Ophelia Barnes (1863-1936) née Rose

Sarah Ophelia Rose Barnes was the daughter of George Pinkney and Nancy Brent Rose, and the wife of Thomas Whitley Barnes. Ophelia married Tom on 28 February 1884 at the Rose family home in Grantham Township, Wayne County, North Carolina. … Continue reading

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The Death of John Barnes in Ireland – 1892

When I started researching the Irish branch of our Barnes family I started with John Barnes and his wife Mary Ryan.  We knew they had lived near Birr in County Offaly, Ireland – then called County King’s. We knew they … Continue reading

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