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 Jessie Sarah <I>Lyles</I> Barnhill

Jessie Sarah Lyles Barnhill

Douglas County, Kansas, USA
Death 19 Feb 1960 (aged 74)
Garnett, Anderson County, Kansas, USA
Burial Paola, Miami County, Kansas, USA
Plot East Addition, South Half
Memorial ID 34937939 · View Source
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Ottawa Herald, Feb. 20, 1960
Mrs. Jessie Barnhill

Mrs. Jessie Sarah (Lyles) Barnhill, 74, a longtime resident of the Ottawa area, died yesterday in Anderson County Hospital in Garnett.

She was born April 11, 1885, near Douglas, and was reared in Miami County. She was married in 1904 to Fred C. Barnhill of Paola, who died 22 yrs. ago.

She moved to Franklin Co., in 1920 and lived on a farm north-west of Ottawa. She was a member of Trinity Methodist Church.

Surviving is a sister, Mrs. H.H. Day, Garnett; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at McVey Dengel Mortuary. Rev. P.L. Mitchell will officiate. Burial will be in Paola Cemetery.
Jessie Sarah Lyles was married 1904 to Frederick Chase Barnhill. At that time, she had lovely auburn hair. She lived many years in Franklin Co., KS NW of Ottawa.

Jessie loved flowers, birds, and children. She collected sea shells and National Geographic magazines. She was often barefoot. Jessie said it saved wearing out her shoes.

Jessie Barnhill is on the following censuses, all show birth in KS:

Barnhill, Fred C. & Jessie (1910 Census) KS, Miami Co, Miami Twp, page: 20 (1A)

Barnhill, Fred C. & Jessie (1920 Census) KS, Allen Co, Deer Creek Twp, page: 16 (1B)

Barnhill, Fred C. & Jessie S. (1930 Census) KS, Franklin Co, Ottawa Twp, page: 188 (8B)

Swan, Sharlotte (surnames should be Lyles) with Jessie (1900 Census) KS , Miami Co., Miami Twp., page: 41 (5A)

According to Jessie's funeral card, she was born in Douglas Co., KS and died in Garnett, KS and show Jessie's parents as:
Charles Overall Lyles
Charlotte Swan Lyles (aka: Lottie Swan)
Their birth, marriage, and death data varies per listing.

According to census, Charles Lyles was b. in TN, Charlotte Swan was b. in IN.

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  • Maintained by: Ruth I. Stude
  • Originally Created by: Thomas & Darlene
  • Added: 18 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34937939
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jessie Sarah Lyles Barnhill (11 Apr 1885–19 Feb 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34937939, citing Paola Cemetery, Paola, Miami County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Ruth I. Stude (contributor 47118536) .