Tag Archives: North Carolina Barnes

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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Marriage of Herbert Barnes and Sadie Fitzgerald, 1914

This image is of the marriage record of Herbert Barnes, age 24, of Wayne County, NC and Sadie Fitzgerald, age 21, of Johnston County, NC . The marriage license application was on February 6, 1914 and the marriage was celebrated … Continue reading

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Researching the Barnes Surname at the North Carolina State Archives

This spring I decided to finally take a trip to the North Carolina State Archives, in Raleigh, to research my husband’s Barnes line. I had one main objective – to find something new about Jacob Barnes (1759-1840). He died in … 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 – 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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