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Walter Balfour Barnes
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1829
Death: Jun. 20, 1883

In an old St. Ambrose burial record, Mr. Barnes was listed as being in the G.A.R. I checked in Ancestry, and saw that he was registered for a Civil War pension by Margaret Barnes and that he had been in B3 Wis. Inf. regiment. Her application was made 3/13/1874 as an invalid and widow on 12/27/1886. Then I found a Civil War Soldiers Record showing he'd enlisted 1/22/1864 as a private. He mustered out 5/13/1865.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Barnes (1791 - 1880)
  Julia Moore Barnes (1794 - 1852)
 
 Spouses:
  Margaret Alice Coyle Barnes (1843 - 1894)
  Levia Pauline Beckley Barnes (1833 - 1857)*
 
 Children:
  Julia A Barnes (1852 - 1854)*
  Frank Douglas Barnes (1854 - 1914)*
  Levia Jane Barnes Stemm (1861 - 1929)*
  Anna E Barnes (1873 - 1930)*
  Nellie Barnes Nettleton (1876 - 1936)*
  Bessie Barnes (1880 - 1882)*
 
 Siblings:
  Julia Eliza Barnes Drakeley (1820 - 1901)*
  Charles Clark Barnes (1824 - 1863)*
  Walter Balfour Barnes (1829 - 1883)
  Persis Ann Barnes North (1833 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Walter Balfour Barnes Born March 19, 1829 Died June 20, 1883. Requiescant in pace.
 
Note: not in cemetery records (there are no records prior to 1920 for St.Ambrose)
 
Burial:
Saint Ambrose Cemetery
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Blk 8 Lot 72
 
Created by: Katie Lou
Record added: May 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26737980
Walter Balfour Barnes
Added by: Katie Lou
 
Walter Balfour Barnes
Added by: Katie Lou
 
Walter Balfour Barnes
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Added by: David M. Habben
 
 
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CIVIL WAR VETERAN
-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 31, 2013
To my 3rd great grandfather. There are 2 sites here for you! Thank you for your service. I know you suffered a lot as a consequence of your action during the war. :(.
- Steven Dunn
 Added: Jun. 21, 2012
Thank you for your service.
- Audrey Staples
 Added: Feb. 23, 2012
 
 
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