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Henry Alford Barnes
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Birth: 1885
Bulloch County
Georgia, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1921
Bulloch County
Georgia, USA

Title Barnes, Henry Alford
Age at Death 35 years
County of Death Bulloch
Date of Death 1921-04-09
Year of Death 1921
Father's Name Alford Barnes
Mother's Name Lucinda Hendrix
First Name Henry Alford
Last Name Barnes
Race or Ethnic Origin Caucasian
Certificate Number 8266
Sex Male
Format Document
Cite as Death Certificates, Vital Records, Public Health, RG 26-5-95, Georgia Archives
Digital Collection Georgia Death Certificates
Filename 004176612_01383.jpg


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Provided by Find-A-Graver Rhonwyn #47608419

In a newspaper article dated April 12, 1921 of the Macon Telegraph, front page, it states that Henry Barnes was stabbed to death by his brother, Perry when they got into a fight at their other brother's (Conley's) house. Perry and Henry lived in Candler Co. but Conley lived in Bulloch Co. I am having trouble getting the article small enough for one photo but thought you might be interested in the story. He was stabbed 10 times.

Incidentally, the article said Henry was wanted for questioning in a murder 22 years prior in Bulloch Co. when a man he was seen dragging behind his buggy through a Bulloch Co farm was later found shot 3 times dead and floating in the creek. After Henry was found guilty the dead man supposedly showed up at court so the charges were dropped. The negro who reported finding the dead body was charged with lying under oath and sentenced 5 yrs in which time he died in prison.

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Provided by Find A Graver Ginger Malphrus (#47153890)

My grandmother was his niece. In the newspaper article that she saved, it said that Perry stabbed him in self-defense.

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 Parents:
  Lucenia Hendrix Barnes (1845 - 1918)
 
 Siblings:
  Lucy Barnes Waters (1871 - 1938)*
  Perry Eli Barnes (1874 - 1929)*
  Ida Barnes Boyd Turner (1880 - 1951)*
  Henry Alford Barnes (1885 - 1921)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Upper Mill Creek Cemetery
Statesboro
Bulloch County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Robert Thompson
Record added: Apr 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88993639
Henry Alford Barnes
Added by: Robert Thompson
 
Henry Alford Barnes
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