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 Benjamin Green Barnes, Sr

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Benjamin Green Barnes, Sr

  • Birth 1826 USA
  • Death 20 Oct 1878 Bullock County, Alabama, USA
  • Burial Bullock County, Alabama, USA
  • Memorial ID 55650257

Benjamin G Barnes Sr was born in 1826 in Hancock CO GA. His parents were Benjamin Barnes and Amey Williamson Barnes. He first married Sarah Middlebrooks in Hancock CO GA and had 2 children: Henry Albert and Sarah A. It is not known if his wife died before he moved to Alabama or shortly thereafter. He was shown with no wife in the 1860 census of Montgomery CO AL. He bought land just east of Downing and married Elizabeth Ellisor on 6-4-1861. C T Alford signed his marriage bond and they were married by Rev Robert Smilie. Benjamin joined the Confederate Army in April of 1862 as a member of Co. B, 51 Alabama Calvary. His horse was valued at $300. He served until his capture in Raleigh NC in Sept 1865.


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"Sleep father dear.
And take thy rest.
God called thee home.
He thought it best."


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  • Created by: CDombrowski
  • Added: 30 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55650257
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Green Barnes, Sr (1826–20 Oct 1878), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55650257, citing Old Salem Cemetery, Bullock County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by CDombrowski (contributor 47310245) .