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Catherine Connelly Barnes
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1869
Mercer County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1950
Mercer County
Illinois, USA

Mrs. Katherine Barnes, 81, native of Mercer county, died at 8 p. m. Sunday April 16, 1950, in Mercer county hospital, where she had been a patient for two months. Funeral rites were held at 9 a. m. today from the home of her son Francis, south of Joy, and at 10 a. m. from St. Catherine's Catholic church in Aledo.

Rev. C. M. Meyer officiated at the mass, and interment was made in St. Joseph's cemetery at Preemption by the Davis Funeral service. Pallbearers were, Ray, Earl and Bernard Barnes, Francis and Arthur Ryan and John Kinney.

The rosary was recited at the home on Tuesday evening at 8:00.

Born At Keithsburg
Mrs. Barnes was born as Katherine, daughter of William and Ann Connelly, on Feb. 18, 1869 at Keithsburg. She was married on Nov. 13, 1899, to John Barnes and they were the parents of two sons who survive, Francis, of Joy, and Joseph Barnes of Monmouth. Mr. Barnes died in November, 1941.

Mrs. Barnes lived all her life in this county with the exception of a few years after her husband's death, spent in Monmouth with a sister, who has since died.
(Aledo Times Record, April 19, 1950)
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  John Barnes (1869 - 1941)
Barnes, John 1869 - 1941, Catherine 1869 - 1950
Saint Josephs Cemetery
Mercer County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Paul Mack
Record added: Jul 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38956101
Catherine <i>Connelly</i> Barnes
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