Category Archives: Rose

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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Six Word Saturday – An unknown barefoot boy from Goldsboro

An unknown barefoot boy from Goldsboro. I have to confess that I have a crush on this young handsome Carolina boy. His portrait was in a collection of pictures that belonged to my husband’s great-grandmother, Ophelia Rose Barnes. From other … Continue reading

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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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Friday’s Faces From the Past – Charming Children, Circa 1910

This portrait was one of many photographs belonging to Sarah Ophelia Barnes, née Rose (1863-1936). Ophelia lived for many years in Goldsboro, Wayne County, North Carolina. Her great-granddaughter, Betsy Coleman, shared the pictures with our Barnes family, in the hopes … 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 – 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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Friday’s Faces From the Past – Bessie Pauline Barnes of NC?

This photograph of a lovely young girl, or teenager, was taken by the Parker Studio in Dunn, North Carolina.  No other information is associated with the picture, except that it was in a trunk belonging to Sarah Ophelia Rose Barnes. … Continue reading

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Workday Wednesday – David Jeptha Rose (1861-1940) – General Contractor

David Jeptha Rose (1861-1940) started his Rocky Mount, North Carolina general contracting business in 1890, and the company, D. J. Rose & Son, Inc., is still in business today. His firm was one of the first licensed general contracting firms … 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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Friday’s Faces From the Past – Man’s Photo taken by S. R. Alley of Tarboro, NC

This unknown man had his photograph taken by S.R. Alley of Tarboro, North Carolina, most likely at towards the end of the 19th century. The man seems to be staring right into my eyes pleading to be identified. This portrait … Continue reading

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