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Surname Saturday – Ryan Clan

The Ryan surname is often listed as one of the top ten surnames of Ireland. The Ryan Clan that I’m researching comes from Kilcolman, County Offaly (King’s), Ireland. “Ryan Family History. Irish: simplified form of Mulryan.Irish: reduced form of O’Ryan, … 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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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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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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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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