John Luther Barney

John Luther Barney

Birth
Collins, Erie County, New York, USA
Death 9 Sep 1901 (aged 76)
Medford, Steele County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Medford, Steele County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 133848646 · View Source
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John BARNEY, son of George and Rhoda M. (LUTHER) BARNEY, was born 9 December 1824 at Collins, Erie Co., New York. He moved with his parents to Wisconsin in 1840.

His father, George BARNEY, died 5 Sept. 1882, in Iowa. "John BARNEY lived with his parents until twenty-one years of age, when he started for himself and engaged at farming for some four years in Wisconsin. He then returned to New York state and remained until 1854, when he again settled in Wisconsin. In 1856 he started for Minnesota and landed in Medford, Steele County, Minnesota on June 15, 1856, traveling from Prairie du Chein to Medford with an ox team, and being ten days on the road."

John BARNEY married 23 August 1848 to Abigail ALLEN, and they settled in Medford, Steele Co., Minnesota. They had children: George W. BARNEY; Manley H. BARNEY; Hattie BARNEY m. 1878 Mr. GIBSON; Minna BARNEY m. 1886 Charles JOHNSON; and Milton BARNEY."
See: HISTORY OF STEELE AND WASECA COUNTIES, MINNESOTA (1887), p.307.
See also Census of Medford, Steele Co., Minnesota (1870), p.646-647.


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  • Created by: William DeCoursey
  • Added: 4 Aug 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 133848646
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Luther Barney (9 Dec 1824–9 Sep 1901), Find a Grave Memorial no. 133848646, citing Union Cemetery, Medford, Steele County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by William DeCoursey (contributor 46613311) .