Francis Elizabeth Barnett was born 29 Oct 1854 in Ohio to Josiah Barnett and Mary Ray. She married Reuben P. Holgate about 1874. They lived for awhile in Clyde Ohio, later in Chatanooga Tennessee where he died in 1896. She never remarried and later lived in Kansas City MO and Pasadena CA. She died 23 Jan 1925 in Chicago IL.