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Frances Courtenay Baylor Barnum
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Birth: Jan. 20, 1844
Arkansas, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 1920
Frederick County
Virginia, USA

From the Washington Post, 16 Oct 1920:

MRS. BARNUM, AUTHOR, DEAD

Wrote Many Books Under Maiden Name, Frances Courtenay Baylor.

Special to The Washington Post.

Winchester, Va., Oct. 15. – Mrs. Frances Courtenay Baylor Barnum, novelist and American-Bristish newspaper and magazine contributor, died today of apoplexy, following a stroke suffered while reading last night at the Handley Library. A sister, Mrs. Sophie Walker, widow of Gen. John G. Walker, U.S.A., survives. Mrs. Barnum’s husband, George Barnum, of Savannah, Ga., died some years ago.
Mrs. Barnum wrote under her maiden name. Three of her best books were “on Both Sides”, “Behind the Blue Ridge”, and “Juan and Juanita”. The last-named story of Mexican and Spanish life. She also wrote a southern school story and for years contributed reminiscences entitled “Over the Nuts and Wine” to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Lowes Dawson (1799 - 1879)
  Sophie Elizabeth Baylor Dawson (1807 - 1902)
 
 Siblings:
  James Lowes Dawson (1829 - 1901)*
  Eugene Wythe Baylor (1833 - 1918)*
  Lucien LeCompte Dawson (1836 - 1897)*
  Sophia Mary Baylor Walker (1838 - 1931)*
  John Baylor Dawson (1840 - 1867)*
  Frances Courtenay Baylor Barnum (1844 - 1920)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Hebron Cemetery
Winchester
Winchester City
Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 29, 2007
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Frances Courtenay <i>Baylor</i> Barnum
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