Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Barkses in:
 • Cook Cemetery
 • Scopus
 • Bollinger County
 • Missouri
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Edward Newton "Corn Ed" Barks
Birth: Sep. 5, 1868
Bollinger County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 1965
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA

The "Corn Ed" nickname came about because he liked to brag on his corn crop. Also, there was another Ed Barks in the vicinity; thus if one said "Corn Ed", they knew which one you meant.

The Southeast Missourian
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1965 page 2
Marble Hill--A man born back in the days just after the Civil War, Edward N. Barks, died Tuesday afternoon at his home at Jackson. He was 96 years old, and born in Bollinger County Sept. 5, 1868. He lived in this county 94 years, and was a farmer.
His marriage to Sarah Stephens, was 73 years ago. they were married June 4, 1891, when he was 23. Mr. Barks was a son of Jesse T. Barks and Mary Barks.
For a span of 74 years Mr. Barks held membership in the New Salem Missionary Baptist Church.
Mrs. Barks survives and others surviving are four sons, Burlen Barks and Jesse H. Barks, Marble Hill; Wendell Barks, Glen Allen and Basil Barks, Leopold; three daughters, Mrs. Alt L. Felty, Millersville, Mrs. W.H. McMullen, St. Louis, and Mrs. Charles O. Schreiner, Jackson; two sisters, Mrs. Eva M. Ramsey, Sikeston, and Mrs. Nettie Rhodes, Cape Girardeau; 19 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
A prayer service will be conducted at the Ward Funeral Home in Lutesville at 1:30 Thursday, and the Rev. Orval Hawn will hold the rites at Church of Christ at Scopus at 2 Thursday. Burial will be in Cook Cemetery at Scopus.

Corn Ed Barks is my great grandfather. 
Family links: 
  Jesse Thomas Barks (1835 - 1925)
  Mary Elizabeth King Barks (1836 - 1910)
  Sarah Belle Stevens Barks (1872 - 1966)
  Elzielon Barks (1891 - 1892)*
  John Burlen Barks (1894 - 1989)*
  Jesse Harrison Barks (1895 - 1976)*
  Beulah M. Barks Kistner (1900 - 1935)*
  Ulis Edward Barks (1904 - 1918)*
  Sarah Ethel Barks Felty (1906 - 1991)*
  Etta Mae Barks McMullen (1908 - 2001)*
  Wendell Pinkney Barks (1911 - 2002)*
  Basil Alveret Barks (1915 - 1995)*
  Ola Mary Barks Schreiner (1918 - 2007)*
  Thomas J. Barks (1857 - 1947)*
  John Burlin Barks (1862 - 1893)*
  Edward Newton Barks (1868 - 1965)
  Eva Mae Barks Ramsey (1871 - 1969)*
  Ira Elmer Barks (1878 - 1912)*
*Calculated relationship
Cook Cemetery
Bollinger County
Missouri, USA
Created by: brenda joyce
Record added: Apr 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26404166
Edward Newton Corn Ed Barks
Added by: brenda joyce
Edward Newton Corn Ed Barks
Added by: brenda joyce
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Barbara Hunnicutt Edwards
 Added: Apr. 21, 2015

- Delita
 Added: Jan. 26, 2015
♥ Sweet Angel Day Blessing's
- Pixie Owens♥Huntley
 Added: Jan. 26, 2015
There are 360 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
This page is sponsored by: Gods Special Angel

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service