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William Henry Grant "Buddy" Barnes
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Birth: Jul. 5, 1869
Searcy County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Nov. 13, 1904
Gene Autry
Carter County
Oklahoma, USA

William Henry Grant "Buddy" Barnes born July 5, 1869 at Campbell, Searcy County, Arkansas to James Jackson Barnes and Tennessee Elizabeth Hatchett (Begley) Barnes.

William Henry Grant "Buddy" Barnes married at Leslie, Arkansas, Dec. 18, 1890 to Nancy Florence Richardson.

The first few years of their marriage, Buddy and Florence owned a farm near Campbell (east of Leslie) in Searcy County, Arkansas.

1900 Census Searcy Co Ark.
90-91 Barnes, Wm. H. b. July 1869 age 30, married 9 years, Ark TN Ark
Nancy F. (wife) b. Dec 1873 age 26 3 children, all living Ark Miss Ark
Myrtle C. (daug) b. Mar 1892 age 8 Ark Ark Ark
Lula B. (daug) b. Feb 1894 age 6 Ark Ark Ark
Shem H. (son) b. Apr 1897 age 3 Ark Ark Ark

Searcy County Ark. Homestead land records: Barnes, William H.
Vol. AR 3060.131, Land office Harrison. 25 Aug 03, Doc # 14973. Misc Doc # 2449, Homestead Original: Part #1 NENE, Sec 20 Twp 14 N, R 14 W.

Sometime in early 1900's they moved to Indian Territory. The parents of Florence are recorded in 1900 census of IT, Chickasaw Nation. In a letter dated July 19, 1903, Buddy writes home to his mother in Arkansas, he tells of his crops of corn and cotton growing on his farm in Indian Territory.
In 1904 the well water was bad, Florence and Buddy became ill and died from taking a chill tonic medicine. Their three young children survived.

Children of William H. Barnes and Florence Richardson Barnes:
Myrtle Cynthia Barnes 1892; Lula Bervy Barnes 1895, and Shem Hollabaugh Barnes 1897.
Family links: 
  James Jackson Barnes (1815 - 1883)
  Tennessee Elizabeth Hatchett Barnes (1838 - 1914)
  Nancy Florence Richardson Barnes (1873 - 1904)*
  Myrtle Cynthia Barnes Baughman (1892 - 1960)*
  Bervy Barnes Baughman (1895 - 1975)*
  Nancy Ellen Barnes Beavers (1843 - 1927)**
  George Washington Barnes (1847 - 1923)**
  Mary Ann Barnes (1849 - 1864)**
  James Jackson Barnes (1857 - 1932)**
  Thomas Hindman Begley (1858 - 1882)**
  Albert Else Barnes (1859 - 1934)**
  James Cox Begley (1860 - 1896)**
  Nathaniel Abraham Barnes (1868 - 1939)*
  William Henry Grant Barnes (1869 - 1904)
  Missouri California Barnes (1874 - ____)*
  Joe Paige Barnes (1877 - 1880)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Shares the stone with his wife Florence Richardson Barnes
Berwyn Cemetery
Gene Autry
Carter County
Oklahoma, USA
Maintained by: Anonymous
Originally Created by: Stone Seeker (inactive)
Record added: Apr 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36285821
William Henry Grant Buddy Barnes
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William Henry Grant Buddy Barnes
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William Henry Grant Buddy Barnes
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To my grate uncle
- Rubin Barnes
 Added: Sep. 9, 2013

- Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 30, 2009

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