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Civil Goff Barnes
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1837
Jackson County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1901
Jackson County
Mississippi, USA

Pascagoula Democrat Star: May 31, 1901
Mt. Pleasant Items-
Died on Monday, April 8, 1901, after a long and painful illness. Mrs. Civil Barnes, aged 64 years.
[Note: Civil lived near the cemetery]
Civil is the daughter of David Goff [NC] and Marilla Pickett [NY] and the wife of Robert/John Barnes.

Her parents David & Marilla were living in the Dutch Bayou area of Escatawpa when they died, it is believed they are buried in the 'Old Elder Cemetery' on Dutch Bayou Road, however there are no markers.

In the 1860 census, Civil & daughter Charlotte are living with her mother Marilla Goff, and her brothers & sisters, all listed as Goff's.
1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Civil Goff
Age in 1860: 24 -Birth Year: abt 1836
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1860: Jackson, Mississippi
Post Office: Americus
Name Age
Mar Goff 56 [nee Marilla Picket]
Civil Goff 24
David Goff 20
Ellis Goff 19
Nancy Goff 15
Albert Goff 14
Charlotte Goff 2 [d/o Civil]

Civil's husband John A/Robert Barnes is thought buried in the Historic Bill McMillan/James Roberts Cemetery, he taught school in the mid 1850's at the Red Hill Church/School [near the Wolf Pit close to the George Co line].
Source: From stories handed down from family members and Four Centuries on the Pascagoula by Cyril Cain.
He is believed to be from Maine, NC or GA.
No further info on Robert/John. He is our BARNES BRICK WALL.

Family links: 
  David Goff (1796 - 1845)
  Marilla Pickett Goff (1805 - ____)
  Charlotte Elizabeth Barnes Lyons (1857 - 1936)*
  David Barnes (1859 - 1932)*
  Daniel Charles Barnes (1862 - 1942)*
  Albert 'Abbey' Barnes (1875 - 1902)*
  Thomas Daniel Goff (1833 - 1864)*
  Sarah Goff Tucker Ware (1835 - ____)*
  Civil Goff Barnes (1837 - 1901)
  David Goff (1839 - 1911)*
  Ellis Goff (1842 - 1923)*
*Calculated relationship
Bill McMillan-James Roberts Cemetery
Jackson County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: Linda Ellis
Record added: Nov 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44015260

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