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Larry E. Barnes (#5663157)
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Bio Photo Please use the edit button when making requests as it gives me a link to the memorial.

I would like to ask if you would take a moment to place a flower at my dad's memorial, Gene H. Barnes (1928-2007) at Wichita Park Cemetery, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas? Many thanks to those who have.

At one time or another, we have all looked at a cemetery and felt that the people buried there are not only long gone, they're also long forgotten. And if it happens to be our relatives or friends it can leave an especially empty feeling. But, Findagrave empowers us to put an end to those concerns. Therefore, I now view cemeteries as a place where people can be remembered and their stories saved and shared rather than lost.

Just one of the many lives that sticks with me is that of Daniel Cason, former slave and Union Civil War soldier who died in Newton, Kansas in 1911 at the age of 67. What incredible obstacles some have been forced to overcome.

Within most people, there is a basic desire to learn the events of their family's history. The fortunate ones get to experience those moments of discovery. As Gordon Lightfoot wrote, "to know the wherefore and the why."

My Barnes ancestry;
James Barnes, Died in 1795 in Nelson County, Kentucky.
Elijah Barnes (1777-1845) Died in Nelson County, Kentucky.
Armstead Barnes (1809-1854) Died in Meade County, Kentucky.
Elijah Hicks Barnes (1845-1933) Died in Clinton County, Missouri.
George Richard Barnes (1870-1944) Died in Montrose County, Colorado.
Elijah Harry Barnes (1902-1973) Died in Wichita, Kansas.
Gene Harry Barnes (1928-2007) Died in Wichita, Kansas.

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RE: Fife, Wright
Do u have a tree with Drucilla has 2 sons and 2 daughters I know of.. I belongs from Washington Lucas Fife's line as Perry Commdore Fife's brother. Can email me at
Added by PamJlnKnab on Jul 02, 2014 12:07 PM
Nancy (Hitchcock) Clewell
Fife Family
Hi Larry: I am researching this family line for a friend of my mother-in-laws. I will let you know what I run across and share whatever info I can dig up.

Also....your name is sooo familiar! I think I may have run into you on Find A Grave with memorials in southern Kansas.
Added by Nancy (Hitchcock) Clewell on Jul 01, 2014 5:27 PM
Brenda (Pierson) David
RE: Joseph and Rebecca Lanning
Thanks very much. I have Ethel Albin's books - both the Descendants...and the Lanning Letters. They are treasures! Thanks for your part in working with her on the Barnes line.
My connection to Joseph Leander Lanning is his brother, John Riley Lanning. He's my 2nd G-Grandfather. Thanks again!
Added by Brenda (Pierson) David on Jun 23, 2014 2:10 PM
Phil Patrick
RE: Making a positive difference
Thanks Larry

I feel bad because I haven't been able to do anymore for people with their request in the last few months due to health issues. Hoping to get back at it in a month or two. It's nice to know that there is still a lot of good people around in this world isn't it.....
Added by Phil Patrick on May 12, 2014 5:55 PM
Thank you for the flowers on my mother's memorial
Added by GeekyGraveGirl on May 05, 2014 3:13 PM
Parents of Jane Cole
Mr. Barnes
This Jane Cole is related to some more researchers from Lincoln County, Tennessee. Would you like to correspond with a group of these folks?

Anita Emberlin
Added by Nita on Apr 30, 2014 1:19 PM
susan j
RE: Ellenor Hardy Hoskinson, Burrton, Ks.
If you are from the Burrton, KS area, you may be part of my Mourn family. There is a line a Barnes's in it.

Susan C. Johnson
Added by susan j on Mar 19, 2014 6:32 PM
Benna J
William A. Coffman
Thanks so much for doing the additions to Mr. Coffman's memorial.
Added by Benna J on Mar 14, 2014 11:52 AM
Bob Lawrence
Miller Family
No. I am not related to those Millers nor do I know of anyone who is researching that family.
Added by Bob Lawrence on Mar 08, 2014 8:57 PM
Cole Family
I'm unaware of the Cole Family you mentioned. Several years ago there was a lady named Pam Thompson who was doing research on several Cole families. I do not have her current contact information though.
Added by Linda on Jan 26, 2014 8:36 PM
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