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Rebecca Bair Carnes
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1829
Columbiana County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 1905

Rebecca was the daughter of Christopher Bair and Barbara Simon. She married John C. Carnes in Holmes County, Ohio Nov. 18, 1847. Their first three children were born in Ohio. John and his family are in the 1850 Census for Jackson, Coshocton, Ohio, living next to his parents; John and Catharine Croco Carnes.

The family moved to Indiana around 1854 and can be found in the 1860 census residing in Concord Township, DeKalb County, Indiana where he was a farmer. John answered the call to arms and joined Union forces for the Civil War. He was killed at Padcah, Kentucky, while mounting a canon. Rebecca and family are still on the family homestead in the 1870, 1880 census, living next to her brother Simon Bair. Rebecca is the head and housekeeper with the boys farming the homestead.

Children of John and Rebecca:
Amanda Jane Carnes Bowman (1848 - 1933)
William Irvin Carnes (1851 - )
Josephine Carnes Fisher/Fischer (1853 - 1880)
Mary Carnes Paff (1856 - 1941)
Francis Elizabeth Carnes (1858 - 1961)
3 yrs. 4 mths. 18 ds.
John Napoleon Carnes (1859 - 1923)
Henry Jefferson Carnes (1861 - 1956)

John C. Carnes and Rebecca Bair Bible posted in the Chedwato Ancestral Notes Supplement, Number 15, May 1964, pg. 178:

John C. Carnes b. in Ohio 1821 & Rebecca Bair b. Ohio 1830 were married on Nov. 17, 1847
Children:
Amanda Jane
b. Dec. 31, 1848 at Roscoe, Ohio
William Irvin
b. Oct. 15, 1851 at Coshocton, Ohio
Josephine
b. Sept. 19, 1853 at Holmesville, Ohio
Mary
b. May 22,1855 or 1856 Allen Co., Indiana
Frances Elizabeth
b. Aug. 1857 Allen Co., Indiana
John Napoleon
b. June 17, 1859 De Kalb Co., Indiana
Henry Jefferson
b. March 10, 1861 De Kalb Co., Ind.

Christopher Bair b. Feb. 20, 1788; married Barbry Simon b. Dec. 21, 1788
Children:
Sarah b. January 17, 1812
Elizabeth b. uly 1, 1813
Simon b. Feb. 28, 1815
Barbara b. Dec. 12, 1817
Rudolph b. Feb. 12, 1820
Jacob b. Feb. 10, 1822
Samuel b. July 19, 1826
Christopher b. March 4, 1828
Rebecca b. March 7, 1830 (or 29); m. John C. Carnes 17 Nov. 1847
Jonathan b. June 30, 1832 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Christopher Bair (1788 - 1868)
  Barbara Simon Bair (1788 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  John C. Carnes (1820 - 1861)*
 
 Children:
  Josephine Carnes Fisher (1853 - 1880)*
  Mary Carnes Paff (1856 - 1941)*
  Frances Elizabeth Carnes (1857 - 1861)*
  John Napoleon Carnes (1859 - 1923)*
  Henry Jefferson Carnes (1861 - 1956)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Bair Lodge (1812 - 1879)*
  Elizabeth Bair Livensberger (1813 - ____)*
  Simon Bair (1815 - ____)*
  Barbara Bair Croco (1818 - 1900)*
  Rudolph Bair (1820 - 1904)*
  Jacob Bair (1822 - 1863)*
  Christopher Bair (1824 - 1846)*
  Samuel Bair (1826 - 1890)*
  Rebecca Bair Carnes (1829 - 1905)
  Jonathan Bair (1832 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
REBECCA
Wife of
JOHN C. CARNES
BORN
Mar. 7, 1829
DIED
Sept. 6, 1895
AGED
66 Y. 5 m. 29 d.
 
Burial:
White City Cemetery
Spencerville
De Kalb County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Cindy
Originally Created by: Carl Bennett
Record added: Sep 05, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21369291
Rebecca <i>Bair</i> Carnes
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Rebecca <i>Bair</i> Carnes
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Rebecca <i>Bair</i> Carnes
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