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Willett Erastus Barnes
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1890
Wellsville (Allegany County)
Allegany County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1921
Allegany County
New York, USA


Willett Erastus Barnes was the son of Willet Samuel Barnes and Mary L Wilson.

He married Mary Sophrona Hunt, the daughter of Austin Theodore Hunt and Flora Gardner.

He lived in Willing all of his life.

Their children were Clara Thelma Pauline (Milton) Matteson, 1914, John Henry 1916 (born and died on the same day), Willett Laverne 1917, and Clayton Llewellyn 1920.

After his death in 1921, Mary remarried Paul Vossler and continued to raise the children. They had one child Paula (Valerio) Lauzze.

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The Wellsville daily reporter, April 11, 1921.

Willet E Barnes

Young Married Man in Stanards Died Saturday Night -- Funeral Tuesday 1:40 PM

After a brief illness Willett E. Barnes died at his home in Stanards at 9 o'clock Saturday night, April 9, 1921. Mr. Barnes was a warehouse employee of Scoville, Brown & Co. He was 31 years old. He was born in the Town of Willing on January 29, 1890, his parents being Willett and Mary (Wilson) Barnes. In 1918 he was married to Mary Hunt, who survives him, together with three children: Thelma, six; Laverne, three and Clayton, seven months old. There are two sisters: Mrs. Elmer Merritt, of Farnum Street, and Mrs. Clara Jones, of Whitesville.

The Rev. Mr. Greene will officiate at the funeral, which will be held at 1:40 from his late home and at 3 o'clock at the M. P. church in Standards. Burial will be at Stanards.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Willett Samuel Barnes (1861 - 1890)
  Mary L Wilson Jenison (1861 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Sophrona Hunt Barnes (1896 - 1994)
 
 Children:
  Thelma Pauline Barnes Matteson (1914 - 1995)*
  Willett Laverne Barnes (1917 - 2002)*
  Clayton Llewellyn Barnes (1920 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ethel M Barnes Graves (1882 - 1921)*
  Edith Barnes Jones (1887 - 1943)*
  Willett Erastus Barnes (1890 - 1921)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
BARNES, Willett E. Spouse of Mary S. Vossler born 1-29-1890 died 4-9-1921
 
Burial:
Stannards Cemetery
Willing
Allegany County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Frederick Sieber
Record added: Aug 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55847241
Willett Erastus Barnes
Added by: Frederick Sieber
 
Willett Erastus Barnes
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