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James Henderson Barnes (1845-1931)
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Born: 5 Apr 1845 Benton County Tennessee. 1
Married: Angeline Lewis (1849-1911) on 14 Oct 1866 in Benton County Tennessee. 2
Died: 13 Mar 1931 Benton County Tennessee. 1
Buried: Liberty Methodist Church Cemetery Benton County Tennessee.
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Henry Barnes

James Henderson Barnes
5 Apr 1845-13 Mar 1931
Married: 19 Apr 1838
Civil War - Union
Susan Wyatt

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       Angeline Lewis

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BARNES, JAMES H(ENDERSON), Companies E & C, private, enlisted and mustered at Paducah, KY on 1/6/65 at age 19. A refugee resident of Snachwine, IL at the time of enlistment, Barnes was 5'5" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN in 1845. He was in the military only 8 months and did not participate in any major engagements. He mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65 and retained one pistol worth $8. He lost a saddler blanket worth $3 and a poncho worth $3. He married Angeline Lewis in 1866 and was a Mason after the war. He was awarded an invalid pension in 1890. In the 1890 veterans' census Barnes was a resident of Holladay, TN and reported his time of service as 7 months and 8 days. He died at Holladay, TN in 1931 and is buried in Liberty Cemetery in Benton County, TN. MR #1143


  1. Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1958 forJas H Barnes
  2. Ancestry.com Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
  3. THE 7TH TENNESSEE CAVALRY USA (Originally 2nd WestTennessee Volunteer Cavalry) Peggy Scott Holley

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