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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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Finding Birth Records for Ernest H. Barnes (1885-1951)

When I started researching the birth information for Ernest Howard Barnes, I sent for his Social Security record, under the Freedom of Information Act, in 2004.  I also sent a request to the Wayne County Courthouse in Goldsboro, Wayne County, … Continue reading

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Thomas William Barnes (1917-1986) – Hot Diggity Dog!

On this date in 1917, Thomas William Barnes was born to Ernest and Helen Barnes, at the city of Yonkers, Westchester County, New York. Helen Barnes’ maiden name was also Barnes, occasionally spelled as Barns, back in Ireland. This adorable … Continue reading

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