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Pvt Samuel Barnes
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1897
Death: May 3, 1954

Samuel was born to George H. and Hannah P. (Gault) Barnes.

His family lived in Altoona and in 1900 had children: Winfield(b. 9-1891), Catherine (b. 9-1893), Edgar(b. 7-1895), and Samuel(B. 11-1897)

Samuel, at age 25, married Alverda Piper, then age 21.

They lived in Duncansville and Samuel worked in a restaurant.

Samuel and Alverda had a son Paul born June 2, 1923. He died in a hospital in Leyte, two days after being wounded in action there.

Obituary appeared in Altoona Mirror - 5/3/1954.
Courtesy: jcabowers
Blair County Genealogical Society, Hoenstine Obituary Collection, vol. 17, p. 12 (1954)


Of the Dry Run road, Duncansville, R.D. 2, died at 9.10 o'clock this morning in the Altoona Veterans Administration hospital after an extended illness. He was born in Altoona Nov. 27, 1897, a son of George and Hannah (Gault) Barnes, and married Miss Alverda Piper Feb. 21, 1923. Mr. Barnes was a veteran of service in the infantry in World war I. Surviving are his wife, his mother, of Duncansville, and the following brothers and sisters: Winfield S. of Baltimore, Md., Mrs. Fred Grasser of Buffalo, N.Y., Edgar K. of Pittsburgh, Francis J. and Mrs. Sarah Duck of Hollidaysburg, Robert R. of Altoona, Joseph H., Mrs. Charles Wyerman and Mrs. Alice Leidy of Duncansville. A son, Paul R., serving in the army, was killed in action on Leyte, P.I., March 2, 1945. Friends will be received at the Laughlin funeral home after 7 o'clock tomorrow evening.

Altoona Mirror: 5/3/1954
Veterans Burial Card:
b. 11/27/1897 d. 5/3/1954
Bat A 7th F.M. B.
8/15/1918 to 1/15/1919
HR G 13 4

Family links: 
  George H. Barnes (1858 - 1928)
  Hannah P. Gault Barnes (1871 - 1958)
  Alverda M Piper Barnes (1902 - 1966)
  Paul R Barnes (1923 - 1945)*
  Winfield Scott Barnes (1891 - 1965)*
  Samuel Barnes (1897 - 1954)
  Francis J Barnes (1900 - 1980)*
  Joseph H Barnes (1903 - 1970)*
  Georgianna L. Barnes Wyerman (1906 - 1998)*
  Alice R Barnes Leidy (1908 - 2000)*
  Sarah H Barnes Duck (1909 - 1997)*
*Calculated relationship
Carson Valley Cemetery
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: S4, G, 12, (006-11)
Maintained by: Sky
Originally Created by: jbowers
Record added: Sep 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30057440
Pvt Samuel Barnes
Added by: jbowers
Pvt Samuel Barnes
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 Added: Nov. 1, 2008

- Starr Towers Hays
 Added: Oct. 30, 2008

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