Alfred was always called "El" He married Emily Womack Pierce on 24 Sep 1873 Freestone Co.Texas. They were parents of 6 children. His father was Alfred Barnard born 1813 in Tennessee and died @1862 His mother- Elizabeth b 1817 Virginia.
Inscription: In Loving memory of A.E. Barnard 73 years 9 months 22 days A precious one from us is gone A voice we loved is silented A place is vacant in our home which never can be filled God in his wisdom has called The Lord His love had given And though the body slumbers here The soul is safe in heaven"