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George Washington Barnes
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Birth: May 10, 1847, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 1923
Alco
Stone County
Arkansas, USA

George Washington BARNES
Given Name: George Washington
Surname: Barnes
Sex: M
Birth: 10 May 1847
Death: 13 Feb 1923 in Alco, AR Stone County

Note:
Buried in Alco Cemetery, Stone County, Arkansas. He boarded the school teacher for $4.00 a month. He weighed about 150 pounds and was 5'10" tall with brown hair and blue eyes. A mustach and a goatee was his custom

. He was good natured and a big talker especially about coon hunting. He farmed and raised corn, sorghum, Irish and sweet potatoes. He received a $50 gold piece for the sale of his father, J.J's place. Only twenty of these coins were ever issued but only three were in circulation at the death of George. One was lost at sea, one was in Great Britian and one was in George Barnes' possession. George had requested that it be used to bury him, so Sam gave it to a hardware man for his father's casket
. That $50 gold piece would have been worth $50,000 in 1982. He had a good education and could read and write.

See the book on the James Jackson Barnes family for interesting stories.

Father: James Jackson "JJ" BARNES b: 19 Jan 1815 in Lincoln County TN
Mother: Malina "Nancy" BROWN b: 16 Apr 1823 in MO

Marriage 1 Mary Jane (Jo) COPELAND b: 3 Jun 1850 in AR
Married: 16 Jun 1867

Children
Andrew (Alexander?) "Jack" Jackson BARNES b: 15 Apr 1868 in Landis, AR
Samuel Arter BARNES b: 27 Dec 1869 in Campbell, AR Searcy County
Mandy J. BARNES b: 11 Dec 1875
Sissy (Fanny) BARNES b: 2 May 1880
Elze J. BARNES b: 1868
 (bio by: Bobby and Carol Babin Estes) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Jackson Barnes (1815 - 1883)
  Malinda Josephine Brown Barnes (1823 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Jane Copeland Barnes (1850 - 1924)
 
 Children:
  Alexander Jackson Barnes (1868 - 1928)*
  Amanda Jane Barnes George (1875 - 1947)*
  Sissie Fanny Barnes (1880 - 1880)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy Ellen Barnes Beavers (1843 - 1927)*
  George Washington Barnes (1847 - 1923)
  Mary Ann Barnes (1849 - 1864)*
  James Jackson Barnes (1857 - 1932)**
  Albert Else Barnes (1859 - 1934)*
  Nathaniel Abraham Barnes (1868 - 1939)**
  William Henry Grant Barnes (1869 - 1904)**
  Phebe Thankful Angeline Barnes Kuykendall (1871 - 1944)**
  Louisa America Barnes George (1872 - 1911)**
  Missouri California Barnes (1874 - ____)**
  Rhoda Barnes Sutterfield (1876 - 1966)**
  Joe Paige Barnes (1877 - 1880)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Alco Cemetery
Alco
Stone County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: OkieBran
Record added: Nov 09, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12296246
George Washington Barnes
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George Washington Barnes
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- BARRYDJR
 Added: Jun. 2, 2016

-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 1, 2015

- OkieBran
 Added: Mar. 3, 2015
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