Surname Saturday – Barnes Kinfolk of Wayne County, NC

We have two lines of Barnes kinfolk in our family tree, and this picture is of at least three generations of our Wayne County, North Carolina kinfolk. The original photo belonged to Sarah Ophelia Rose Barnes, who was married to Thomas Whitley Barnes (1861-1892). I've done a previous blog posting on Ophelia, as she was … Continue reading Surname Saturday – Barnes Kinfolk of Wayne County, NC

Photo of the Week – Sarah Ophelia Barnes, née Rose, of Grantham Township, NC

This beautiful portrait of Sarah Ophelia Rose Barnes (1863-1936) came to us from a second cousin, Betsy Coleman. It was taken in Goldsboro, Wayne County, North Carolina at the A.O. Clement Photography Studio.  The family thinks it was taken around the time Ophelia's daughter, Bessie Pauline, married Thomas W. Coleman in 1910.  One way to … Continue reading Photo of the Week – Sarah Ophelia Barnes, née Rose, of Grantham Township, NC