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Emma May Barnes
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1868
Johnson County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 1926
Davenport
Scott County
Iowa, USA

The Davenport Democrat, 6 September 1926

Mrs. Emma May Barnes died at St. Luke's Hospital this morning at 8:45 o'clock after an illness of one years' duration.
She was born in Johnson County, Iowa, March 9, 1868, and had resided in Davenport the past 20 years with the exception of eight years spent in Sioux City. She returned here last on July 19 of this year and had since made her home with her son S. B. Heddlesten, 1720 Iowa Street.
Mrs. Barnes was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Surviving besides her son are one daughter, Mrs. Wilma Spring of Melrose, New Mexico; one sister Mrs. Ida Webster of Sioux City; one brother, J.D. Barnes of Backus, Minnesota; and two grandchildren.
The body was removed to the Runge mortuary pending funeral arrangements.

The Davenport Times, 6 September 1926, page 6

BARNES-Mrs. Emma May Barnes , who had been living at the home of her son, S. B. Heddlesten, 1720 Iowa Street, Davenport, died at 8:40 a.m. today at St. Luke's Hospital. Death followed a years' illness. Born in Johnson County, Iowa, March 9, 1868, Mrs. Barnes had been a member of the Methodist Episcopal church for many years. In 1906 she came to Davenport and after living here for 12 years went to Sioux City, Iowa. She returned in July of this year to the home of her son. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Wilma Spring of Melrose, Ia; one son, S. B. Heddlesten of Davenport; one sister, Mrs. Ida Webster of Sioux City; one brother, J.D. Barnes of Backus, Minn., and two grandchildren.
The body was removed to the Runge mortuary pending arrangements for the funeral.

Emma May Barnes was married to William Thomas Heddlesten on November 17, 1890 in Iowa City, Iowa. They divorced on November 6, 1904 in Davenport, Iowa and Emma retained her maiden name after the divorce. Emma was the daughter of George Washington Barnes and Rebecca Nivison. George Washington Barnes was my ggg-grandfather. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Washington Barnes (1810 - 1896)
  Rebecca Nivison Barnes (1839 - 1869)
 
 Siblings:
  Chesley Barnes (1832 - 1913)**
  George Washington Barnes (1839 - 1931)**
  Joseph Marcellus Barnes (1842 - 1934)**
  William Fletcher Barnes (1844 - 1926)**
  Ann Eliza Barnes Blain (1847 - 1931)**
  Augustus Randolph Barnes (1849 - 1940)**
  Pleasant Henderson Barnes (1853 - 1929)**
  Henry Norman Barnes (1854 - 1930)**
  Isam King Barnes (1856 - 1932)**
  Ida May Barnes Webster (1862 - 1937)*
  Jefferson Davis Barnes (1867 - 1927)*
  Emma May Barnes (1868 - 1926)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oakdale Memorial Gardens
Davenport
Scott County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Brenda Allyn
Record added: Dec 27, 2007
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Emma May Barnes
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Emma May Barnes
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