Husband of Anna Conrad Barnes.
Father of Edmund Jesse, Edith L., Estella and Mary L. Barnes.
Served as a Private with the 27th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Militia during the Civil War.
Mordecai first worked as a store clerk, before the war, and them became a Supervisor of an Iron Works in Wilmington, De. He was last employed at the Luken's Steel Company.
Daily Local News, West Chester, Chester County, Pa
February 1, 1929
BARNES- In Coatesville, on Jan. 31st, 1929, Mordecai Barnes, in his 83d year.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral without further notice from his late residence, 333 East Chestnut st., on Monday, Feb. 4, at 10 o'clock a.m. Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, Del.
Mordecai Barnes, one of the city's oldest and most highly esteemed men, passed away at his home, 333 Chestnut street, yesterday afternoon. He had not been seriously ill but a few days. He was 82 years of age and came to this city from Wilmington, Del., in 1905, but had been a resident when a young man, having been born here. He leaves two daughters, Estella, at home, and Mrs. James D. Stroud, of Wilmington. Two brothers and two sisters also survive. They are: Edward H. Barnes, of this city; Jesse M. Barnes, of Massachusetts; Mrs. J. S. Meginnis, of Philadelphia, and Mrs. Hannah Little, of Norwood, Delaware county. Mr. Barnes was a member of the Masonic fraternity and of the Episcopal Church, both affiliations being in Wilmington.
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