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Russell Barnes
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Birth: 1799
Death: 1877

Deacon Russell BARNES b. 1799 VT. d. Sept 17, 1877 age 78 m. Lydia ERVIN b. Nov. 7, 1801 NJ. d. Jan 3, 1892 Coldwater, MI.. Lived at the old Jefferson Place, in East St. Had been a resident of Nunda for over 50 years moving there when the forest was nearly unbroken.His wife, 3 sons and a dau survived him. had ch:

1)Frank W. BARNES b.1816 d.1817
2)Sarah BARNES b. Dec. 1825 NY. d. after 1920 m. Asa ROSE b. abt 1814 New York d. 28 Jan 1894 Coldwater, Branch, Michigan 80 years 2 months 3 days son of Thomas and Olive Rose Asa was a Rail Road Contractor. ch: Asa G. ROSE Jr. b. abt 1850?, Alice ROSE b. abt 1851 m. Mr MAUER (MAWER), Augusta ROSE b. abt 1853 , Herbert ROSE b. abt 1858.
3)William H. BARNES b. abt 1830 Farmer moved to MI with his mother and sister.
4)Lester BARNES b. Nov. 1832 d. May, 28, 1918 buried Bath National Cemetery Plot: J 8 13, (Was the first soldier from Nunda to enlist in the civil war) Farmer widow, Bath,NY at the old Soldiers home m. Sarah.
5)Laurayett BARNES b. abt 1835 d.1844
6)Arthur J BARNES ????? b. Oct. 1842 d. 1914. Civil War veteran, In 1868, was acting as stenographer for a term of circuit court, Geneseo, Livingston County, President of Barnes' Business College, 9th and Locust St's., St. Louis, m. abt 1879 Lovisa (Louisa) Ellen BULLARD b. Apr. 1850 dau of George Whitefield BULLARD Mary Ann CROSSMAN, Lovisa was b., Shrewsbury, Rutland, Vermont, was a Author teacher and publisher had Ch: Louisa C. BARNES, Nelley BARNES (dau)?, and Arthur S. BARNES (Ellen CROSSMAN was a aunt and living with them in 1900) Author of Barnes Shorthand Manual Shorthand for High Schools Shorthand, Lessons Business Letters in Shorthand, Barnes Series of Shorthand Readers. Barnes Typewriting Instructors Moved From St. Louis, Arthur BARNES moved to Pasadena, CA. and was confined to bed since 1911 and Died in Los Angeles County at age 71 years. .
Barnes Business College St. Louis, Missouri, 1881, 911 Locust St. merged with University of Missouri-St. Louis in 1994 to become Barnes College of Nursing at UM-St. Louis; the old Barnes College campus was closed the following year and courses moved to UMSL; in 2001 became Barnes College of Nursing and Health Studies at UM-St. Louis; in 2005 renamed the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Nursing and Health Studies
7)Mary C BARNES b.1843 d.1861
8)Albert BARNES b. abt 1852 Printer d.Dec. 1877 perished in the Ashtabula calamity. (train/bridge wreck)

This monument was in the old section #1 about 1/2 way back on the left side near the roadway between the #1 and #2 section. A number of tipped monuments were flagged as this one was.
They are mentioned in a card file at the Livingston Co. Hist Office, Mt Morris. They were extracted from the book "Early Settlers" -a list of persons who traded in Mt. Morris in the year indicated. - Russel Barnes traded in 1827 and John Barnes in 1826 (buried Mt. MORRIS Cem.).

Russell's siblings were Catherine WRIGHT, Nathanial BARNES, Allen BARNES, Polly THAYER.
Wright Barnes and Thayer had a knife factory on Massachusetts Street. Russel BARNES owned a large farm which extended from Mill Street to Massachusetts St. along Church St. and included a good share of Elwood and the Jefferson lands to the Keshequa, Lot 29 John McSWEENEY later purchased.
Apparently in Russell's Will he cut out a couple children from there inheritance Lester BARNES was bringing the matter to court say that his father was incompetent and influenced to cut him out of the will. 
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  Lydia Ervin Barnes (1801 - 1892)
  Laurayett Barnes (____ - 1844)*
  Frank W. Barnes (1816 - 1817)*
  Mary C Barnes (1843 - 1864)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Livingston County
New York, USA
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Record added: Aug 23, 2009
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Russell Barnes
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