Pvt Walter Barney

Pvt Walter Barney

Fayette County, Ohio, USA
Death 14 Apr 1917 (aged 98)
Monroe, Sevier County, Utah, USA
Burial Monroe, Sevier County, Utah, USA
Plot 143-f
Memorial ID 10451193 · View Source
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Son of Charles Barney and Mercy Yeoman

Married Caroline Haws, 5 May 1848, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Children: Walter Warden Barney & Maud M. Barney

Married Susanna Zabriskie, 1856, Provo, Utah, Utah

Children: 1) John Henry Barney, 20 Mar 1869-20 Oct 1943; 2) Polly Ann Barney, 18 Feb 1861-30 Jan 1900; 3)Charles Albert Barney, 19 Jan 1863-15 June 1947; 4)William Barney, Jan 1865-Jan 1865; 5)Rosetta Jane Barney, 30 Nov 1870-14 Mar 1936, 6) Mercy Minerva Barney, 7 Feb 1872-19 Sept 1949.

Walter Warren Barney along with several other members of a Hand Cart Trek to the SaltLake Valley, were camped along the trail when Brigam Young came into camp and ask the men if he would stay with the remaining Trekkers, would the men join the Mormon Battalion and go to California to help with the conflict with the Mexican Army. Bro. Barney along with several other men left their women and children under the guidence of Brigam Young and set out for California, but by the time they arrived in California they weren't needed.

‘Joined for Service and Enrolled at the General Rendezvous' July 16, 1846, at Council Bluffs, Iowa, and all were ‘Mustered into Service' at the same place on the same date.

WALTER BARNEY, Private. Sick. Mustered out with Company July 16, 1847, at Los Angeles, Cal.

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  • Maintained by: Schott Family
  • Originally Created by: Ann Tomerlin
  • Added: 9 Feb 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10451193
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Walter Barney (7 Jan 1819–14 Apr 1917), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10451193, citing Monroe City Cemetery, Monroe, Sevier County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Schott Family (contributor 46932087) .