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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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Marriage of Thomas Barnes to Barbara Woods – 1920

This past week I’ve been looking in the new records that FamilySearch added for New York City, and I found this marriage record, for one of our Irish Barnes clan. Thomas Barnes was born in the townland of Aghadouglass, in … Continue reading

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Barnes and Musgrave Families of Wayne County, North Carolina

When I started researching my husband’s Barnes line, I knew they had Wayne County, North Carolina roots. My husband’s father and his Aunt Helen had told me that their father, Ernest Barnes, had been born in the Goldsboro area in … 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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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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Ernest H. Barnes (1916 – 1995) of Bowerbank, Maine

“Bowerbank – Ernest H. Barnes Sr., 78, husband of Margaret (Johnston) Barnes, died Jan 4, 1995 at his residence.  He was born Aug 6, 1916 in New York City, the son of Ernest and Helen (Barnes) Barnes Sr.  He attended … Continue reading

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Researching John Barnes of the 19th Century in Ireland

I’m currently doing research on the Irish Barnes line that lived in County Offaly, AKA King’s County, Ireland during the 19th Century. Family stories state that the Barnes family were farmers, but they also worked at Birr, then called Parsontown, … Continue reading

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Barnes Cousins Meet – 1941

I first heard about this Barnes family reunion from Helen Barnes Golden (1920-2013) about ten years ago.  She was the niece of George Herbert and Sadie Fitzgerald Barnes mentioned in this newspaper article, and what an excellent memory she had! … 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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