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Edward Lee "Ed" Barnes
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Birth: Jun. 20, 1873
Bath County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 24, 1940
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA

Incorrect birth on headstone. Actual birth date was 20 Jun 1873 Bath County, Kentucky according to 1900 census and WW I Draft Registration Card where Ed gave his birth date.

Married Emma Jackson in 1895 according to the 1900 census. No children from this marriage. Son of Thomas Jefferson Barnes & Dollie Clayton.

In the 1900 census, Edward & wife Emma were partners as hotel keepers with Emma's sister Kate & husband John D McIntyre in Owingsville.

"Began furniture and undertaking business with Wm R Peters, Jr of Bethel called Barnes & Peters." Owingsville Outlook, 30 Aug 1906.

In the 1910 census, he was a clerk in the furniture store and embalmer. In the 1920 census, he was an undertaker and owned his own business. In the 1930 census, he was a furniture dealer.

He was listed as a funeral director on his death certificate & Owingsville resident. On 23 Feb 1940, he was shot in the left chest at his home in Bath County and died the next day in a Lexington hospital.
Family links: 
  Thomas Jefferson Barnes (1849 - 1942)
  Dollie Clayton Barnes (1849 - 1887)
  Emma Jackson Barnes (1868 - 1957)*
  Edward Lee Barnes (1873 - 1940)
  Everett Barnes (1875 - 1946)*
  Leonard Barnes (1877 - 1907)*
  Jennie Barnes Hensley (1879 - 1935)*
  Myra Barnes Steele (1880 - 1941)*
  Lillian Blanche Barnes Daniel (1886 - 1940)*
  Nora Alice Barnes Maxwell (1896 - 1978)**
*Calculated relationship
Owingsville Cemetery
Bath County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Jean Clayton Charles
Record added: Oct 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79163351
Edward Lee Ed Barnes
Added by: Suzanne Emig
Edward Lee Ed Barnes
Added by: Jean Clayton Charles
Edward Lee Ed Barnes
Added by: Jean Clayton Charles
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