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James Russell Barnum
Original name: James Russell Barnum
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Birth: Apr. 15, 1872
Wanship
Summit County
Utah, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 1951
Cedar City
Iron County
Utah, USA

CEDAR CITY -- James Russell Barnum, 71, Enterprise, Washington County, died in the Iron County hospital late Saturday of causes incident to age.

A native of Wanship, Wasatch County, Mr. Barnum had been a resident of Enterprise since 1906. He was born April 15, 1872, a son of James and Karen Happuch Russell Barnum.

He married Tracy Hunt in the St. George Temple, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints May 25, 1898. An elder in Enterprise LDS Ward at the time of his death, he had been active in ward activities of his church for many years. He was a farmer and livestock raiser.

Survivers are his widow. Enterprise: four sons: James Lavon Barnum, Orem; Milton Barnum, Morgan County; Milford Barnurn, Central, Washington County; Leon Barnum, Enterprise. Three daughters, Mrs. Edna Sprague and Mrs. Afton Bentley, Pioche, Nev. and Mrs. Melva Jones, Enterprise; 23 grahdchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Enterprise L. D S Chapel by Leland Huntsman, bishop. Friends may call at 250 S. Main St., Cedar City Monday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m and at the family residence in Enterprise Tuesday from 11 a.m. until time of services. Burial in Enterprise Cemetery will be by Jensen Mortuary of Cedar City,

-Salt Lake Tribune, April 16, 1951, transcribed by Rhonda Holton 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry James Barnum (1840 - 1909)
  Keren H. Russell Barnum (1846 - 1876)
 
 Spouse:
  Tacy Hunt Barnum (1878 - 1951)
 
 Children:
  Myrtle Celestia Barnum Adair (1899 - 1929)*
  Melva Barnum Jones (1914 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Franklin Richard Barnum (1867 - 1946)*
  Martha Minerva Barnum Smithies (1869 - 1936)*
  James Russell Barnum (1872 - 1951)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Enterprise City Cemetery
Enterprise (Washington County)
Washington County
Utah, USA
 
Maintained by: Rhonda
Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
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