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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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(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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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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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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Passenger Record for Ellen Barns – SS Campania – 1908

When researching passenger records online at the Ellis Island Foundation website in 2003 for Helen Barnes (1881-1973), I came across only one likely record for my husband’s grandmother. Some of the information seemed wrong, but I saved the record and … Continue reading

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Friday’s Faces From the Past – North Carolina Couple

I’m always hopeful about solving photograph mysteries. This unknown couple must have had a significant event to have posed for a portrait with the Cyrus P. Wharton Photographers (1887-1905) in Raleigh, North Carolina. The photo was in a trunk belonging … 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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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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