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Matilda Jane Taylor Barnes

  • Birth 18 Nov 1862 Spencer, Owen County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 1 Sep 1948 Woodson County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Yates Center, Woodson County, Kansas, USA
  • Plot Section 13, Lot 20
  • Memorial ID 36833314

Obituary:
Yates Center News Thursday, September 9 1948
MATILDA JANE BARNES
Matilda Jane Barnes, daughter of Charles M. and Elizabeth Taylor was born near Spencer, Ind., on November 18, 1862. She was united in marriage to Isaac Daniel Barnes also of Spencer, Ind. on November 12, 1881, and to this union six children were born. One son preceded her in death. The remaining children are Elmer E. Barnes, Yates Center, Walter L. Barnes, of the New York Valley community, Mrs. Clara D. Heinlen, Yates Center, Mrs Emma A Withers, Hillsboro, North Dakota, and Otis T. Barnes, Kansas City, Mo. Mrs. Barnes, with her husband, moved from Indiana to Nebraska and lived in that state about two years. Then they went to Colorado where they stayed until 1894. The family then came to Yates Center and resided for about two years on a farm four miles northeast of the town. Then a move was made to the New York Valley community where they lived until their retirement in 1919 from the farm, moving into Yates Center to 401 South Grove. She was converted when a girl and joined the Methodist church. She was a member of that church until she moved to the New York Valley community, then transferred to the Church of God. After moving to Yates Center she became a member of the Evangelical church and was so until her death. The last nine weeks of her life was spent with her son, Otis, in Kansas City, where all human love and help that was possible was granted her. She passed away Sepetember 1, 1948 at the age of 85 years, 9 months, and 12 days. Besides the five children, she is survived by 13 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, one sister in Indiana and other relatives. Her husband passed away December 24, 1929. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, September 3 at the Evangelical U.B. church with Rev. E. F. Boehringer in charge, and the pastor, Rev. David W. Bletscher, assisting. The Ministerial quartett sang "Christian's Good Night" and "In That Land So Far Away" with Mrs. Walter Weider at the piano. Burial was in Yates Center cemetery.


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  • Created by: genealogyfever
  • Added: 7 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36833314
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Matilda Jane Taylor Barnes (18 Nov 1862–1 Sep 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36833314, citing Yates Center Cemetery, Yates Center, Woodson County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by genealogyfever (contributor 46554566) .