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Francis Marion Barnum
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Birth: Oct. 24, 1853
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 1928
Jacksonville
Jackson County
Oregon, USA

Age 74y 2m 23d
COD: Hemorrhage & Apoplexy
Retired Farmer

Wife: Cora Ellen Smith Barnum

Father: Eli Barnum b. NY
Mother: Mary Ann Madden b. NY

20 Jan 1928 Fri - No. 118
Francis Marion Barnum, one of a family of 12 children, was born October 24, 1853 in St. Joseph, MO. When five years of age he crossed the plains with his parents and settled on a farm in Siskiyou Co., CA. As a young man he engaged in dairying and farming in Siskiyou Co. He was married to Cora E. Smith in April of 1885. To this union two daughter were born, Miss Minnie Barnum of Klamath Falls, OR, and Mrs. Jack Everett of Sacramento, CA. After his marriage he engaged in farming and dairying in Lake Co. and Klamath Co, making his home on a farm near Merrill, OR for 25 years. During this time he moved his family to Klamath Falls, OR and established a wood business. In 1918 he sold his farm and retired from active business. He resided on a small farm near Hornbrook for several years but moved to Ashland in 1925.

The surviving relatives are:
his wife Cora E. Barnum of Ashland;
two daughters:
Miss Minnie Barnum of Klamath Falls and
Mrs. Jack Everett of Sacramento;

three sisters,
Mrs. Richard Hayden of Calahans, CA,
Mrs. John Hayden of Calahans, CA
Mrs. Chas. Phelps of Gold Hill; and two brothers,
Millard Barnum of Etna, Cal and
Abe Barnum of Weed.

Fumeral services will be held from J. P. Dodge & Sons funeral chapel. Interment will be in the I.O.O.F. cemetery, Ashland.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Eli Barnum (1817 - 1915)
  Mary Ann Madden Barnum (1827 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Cora Ellen Smith Barnum (1863 - 1941)*
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin Franklin Barnum (1846 - 1921)*
  Zachary Taylor Barnum (1847 - 1887)*
  Francis Marion Barnum (1853 - 1928)
  Clara Barnum Phelps (1855 - 1949)*
  Millard Fillmore Barnum (1858 - 1938)*
  Louella Barnum Hayden (1863 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Shares marker with Cora E. Barnum.
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
Ashland
Jackson County
Oregon, USA
Plot: 1-IOOF Block 11, Lot 1, GR. 2
 
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Originally Created by: Dane Coefer
Record added: Jul 02, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11280333
Francis Marion Barnum
Added by: Dane Coefer
 
Francis Marion Barnum
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