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Benjamin Green Barnes, Sr
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Birth: 1826, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 1878
Bullock County
Alabama, USA

Benjamin G Barnes Sr was born in 1826 in Hancock CO GA. His parents were Benjamin Barnes and Amey Williamson Barnes. He first married Sarah Middlebrooks in Hancock CO GA and had 2 children: Henry Albert and Sarah A. It is not known if his wife died before he moved to Alabama or shortly thereafter. He was shown with no wife in the 1860 census of Montgomery CO AL. He bought land just east of Downing and married Elizabeth Ellisor on 6-4-1861. C T Alford signed his marriage bond and they were married by Rev Robert Smilie. Benjamin joined the Confederate Army in April of 1862 as a member of Co. B, 51 Alabama Calvary. His horse was valued at $300. He served until his capture in Raleigh NC in Sept 1865. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Ellisor Barnes (1842 - 1913)*
 
 Children:
  Benjamin Green Barnes (1878 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Sleep father dear.
And take thy rest.
God called thee home.
He thought it best."

 
Burial:
Old Salem Cemetery
Bullock County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: CDombrowski
Record added: Jul 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55650257
Benjamin Green Barnes, Sr
Added by: CDombrowski
 
Benjamin Green Barnes, Sr
Added by: CDombrowski
 
Benjamin Green Barnes, Sr
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Added by: Shirley Burks Wells
 
 
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- Anne Wyatt
 Added: Apr. 19, 2013
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Oct. 5, 2012

- Judy Curnell
 Added: Nov. 19, 2010
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