Jacob H. Barnes (1827-1863) Confederate Civil War Veteran – Military Monday

This photograph was taken at Finn's Point National Cemetery at Salem, New Jersey, in 2007. It shows the 85 foot granite obelisk installed in 1910 in honor of the 2,436 Confederate soldiers that died at Fort Delaware after being taken prisoners by the Union Army during the Civil War.  My husband's great-great-grandfather, Jacob H. Barnes, … Continue reading Jacob H. Barnes (1827-1863) Confederate Civil War Veteran – Military Monday

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