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Thursday, May 10, 2012

Grover Cleveland Barnes

Grover Cleveland Barnes was the brother of my direct ancestor, Avery Lawrence Barnes. Avery Barnes was my great grandfather. Avery Barnes died of spinal meningitis in 1907 and this photo was taken of the remaining sons some time after his death.






Grover Cleveland Barnes was born 1/29/1886 in Davidson County, NC to Lewis Frances Barnes (DOB 10/1/1851 in Davidson County, NC; DOD 9/21/1934 in Davidson County, NC) and Anna Elizabeth Brawley aka Betty Brawley, (DOB 12/17/1856 in Iredell County, NC; DOD 3/2/1929 in Davidson County, NC). He was the 5th of nine children, six of which were boys.


1900 U.S. Census of Tyro, Davidson County, North Carolina; Roll: 1192; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 40; FHL microfilm: 1241192, Lines 69-77, "Lewis F. Barnes"
Lewis F. Barnes, Head, W(hite), M(ale), Born Oct, 1851, 48 yrs old, Married 25 yrs (DOM 1875), Born in NC, Both parents born in NC, Farmer, Can read and write, Owns farm mortgaged
Anna E. Barnes, Wife, W, F, Born Dec, 1856, 43 yrs old, Married 25 yrs, 9 children with 9 still living, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC, Can read and write
Beulah F. Barnes (sic), Daughter, W, F, Born Jan, 1881, 19 yrs old, Single, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC, Can read and write, At school
Joseph P. Barnes, Son, M, W, Born April, 1883, 17 yrs old, Single, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC, Can read and write, Farm Laborer
Grover C. Barnes, Son, M, W, Born Jan, 1886, 14 yrs old, Single, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC, Can read and write, Farm Laborer
Royal Barnes, Son, M, W, Born April, 1888, 12 yrs old, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
Elizabeth M. Barnes, Daughter, F, W, Born Aug, 1890, 9 yrs old, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
Clarence S. Barnes, Son, M, W, Born Dec, 1894, 5 yrs old, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
Leo M. Barnes, Son, M, W, Born Oct, 1897, 2 yrs old, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC


Grover married Zella Irene Michael on 1/10/1911 in Davidson County, NC. Zella was born 12/2/1890 in North Carolina to Henry Michael and Alice Swicegood.


1910 U.S. Census of Tyro, Davidson County, North Carolina; Roll: T624_1106; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0035; Image: 1040; FHL microfilm: 1375119, Lines 97-98, "Grover Barnes", Lines 99-100, "Henry Michael" (Zella's parents)
Grover Barnes, Head, M(ale), W(hite), 24 yrs old (DOB 1886), 1st marriage, Married 1 yr (DOM 1909), Born in NC, Both parents born in NC, Farmer, Can read and write
Zella Barnes, Wife, F, W, 19 yrs old (DOB 1891), 1st marriage, Married 1 yr, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC, Can read and write
Henry Michael, Head, M, W, 58 yrs old (DOB 1852), Married 33 yrs (DOM 1877), born in NC, Both parents born in NC, Farmer of general farm, Can read and write
Alice Michael, Wife, F, W, 58 yrs old (DOB 1857), Married 33 yrs, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC, Can read and write

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Davidson County, North Carolina; Roll: 1765635; Draft Board: 0, Grover Cleveland Barnes, Serial #8291, Order #86
Serial #8291, Grover Cleveland Barnes, Order #86
Address: 1, Linwood, Davidson County, NC
32 yrs old, DOB 1/29/1886
Occupation: Lumbering for self
12-?-?-17-C
Short Height, Medium Build, Brown Eyes, Dark Hair
Signed by him 9/12/1918 in Davidson County, NC

Grover and Zella had 6 children:
1) Alice Louise Barnes (DOB 6/21/1911 in Davidson County, NC; DOD 1/9/2004 in Buncombe County, NC) married Henry Claymon Dennis,

2) Elma Irene Barnes (DOB 2/9/1913 in Davidson County, NC; DOD 2/10/2008 in Davidson County, NC) married ? Koontz and Cicero Paul Lopp.

3) Hal Cleveland Barnes, Sr. (DOB 9/10/1917 in Davidson County, NC; DOD 9/5/1993 in ? ) married ? .

4) Ruth Barnes (DOB 1/29/1921 in Davidson County, NC; DOD 3/19/2008 in Stanly County, NC) married John Franklin Parks.

5) Annie Lee Barnes (DOB 11/3/1925 in Davidson County, NC; DOD ? in ? ) married ? Scully.

6) Max Harward Barnes (DOB 3/20/1929 in Davidson County, NC; DOD 1/4/2009 in Rowan County, NC) married ? .

1920 U.S. Census of Tyro, Davidson County, North Carolina; Roll: T625_1295; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 41; Image: 749, Lines 56-60, "Yssover Barnes" (sic, it looks like "Grover Barnes" but Ancestry.com has him indexed as "Yssover Barnes")
Yssover Barnes, Head, Owns farm, M(ale), W(hite), 38 yrs old (DOB 1882), Married, Can read and write, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC, Farmer of general farm
Zcun Barnes (sic, Zella Barnes), Wife, F, W, 27 yrs old, Married, Can read and write, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
Louise Barnes, Daughter, F, W, 8 yrs old (DOB 1912), Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
Irene Barnes, Daughter, F, W, 6 yrs old (DOB 1814), Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
Hal Barnes, Son, M, W, 2 yrs old (DOB 1918), Born in NC, Both parents born in NC




1930 U.S. Census of Tyro, Davidson County, North Carolina; Roll: 1685; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 33; Image: 974.0; FHL microfilm: 2341419, Lines 24-30, "Grover C. Barnes"
Grover C. Barnes, Head, Owns farm valued at $2,000, M(ale), W(hite), 44 yrs old (DOB 1886), Married at age 23 yrs old (DOM 1909), Can read and write, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC, Laborer at saw mill
Zella O. Barnes (sic, Zella Irene Michael Barnes), Wife, F, W, 39 yrs old (DOB 1891), Married at age 18 yrs old, Can read and write, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
Elma I. Barnes, Daughter, F, W, 17 yrs old (DOB 1913), Single, Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
Haul Barnes, Son, M, W, 12 yrs old (DOB 1918), Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
Ruth Barnes, Daughter, F, W, 9 yrs old (DOB 1921), Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
Annie L. Barnes, Daughter, F, W, 4 yrs old (DOB 1926), Born in NC, Both parents born in NC
Macks Barnes (sic, Max Barnes), Son, M, W, 1 yrs 1/12 mos old (DOB 1929), Born in NC, Both parents born in NC

Grover and Zella divorced and Grover married Bertha Lee Owens Simmerson (DOB 5/20/1906 in ? ; DOD 8/29/1985 in Rowan County, NC) on 4/28/1949 in Davidson County, NC.

Zella Irene Michael Barnes committed suicide on 1/3/1951 in Davidson County, NC. She is buried at Beulah United Church of Christ Cemetery, Welcome, Davidson County, NC.

NC Death Certificate #528, Registration District #2915, Zella Irene Michael Barnes, DOD 1/3/1951 in Route 1, Linwood, Lexington, Davidson County, NC (at home)
Female, White, Divorced, DOB 12/2/1890 in Davidson County, NC, 60 yrs old
Occupation: housewife
Father: Henry Michael, Mother: Alice Swicegood, Informant: Mrs. Ray Snider, R-1, Linwood, NC
DOD 1/3/1951 at 11:30am
Cause of death: "Wound, gunshot of the head, self inflicted
Burial: 1/5/1951 at Beulah Ref. Church

Grover C. Barnes died 12/16/1972 in Davidson County, NC. He is buried at Barnes Cemetery, Next To Churchland Baptist Church, Hwy 150, Davidson County, NC.

NC Death Certificate #47263, Registration District #8080, Local #756, Grover Cleveland Barnes, DOD 12/16/1972 in Rowan Memorial Hospital, Salisbury, Rowan County, NC
Usual Residence: Route 5, Lexington, Davidson County, NC
Male, White, DOB 1/29/1886 in Davidson County, NC, 86 yrs old, Married to Bertha Owens
Occupation: Retired from NC Finishing Co
Father: Lewis F. Barnes, Mother: Anna Elizabeth Brawley, Informant: Mrs. Bertha Owens Barnes, R-t 5, Lexington, NC
DOD 12/16/1972 at 1:55pm
Cause of death: Pneumonia, bronchial due to Influenza, acute Other causes: Bronchitis, chronic, Emphysema, chronic
Burial: 12/18/1972 at Barnes Cemetery, Churchland, Davidson County, NC

Social Security Death Index, Social Security Administration
Name: Grover Barnes
SSN: 240-09-****
Last Residence: 27292 Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States of America
Born: 29 Jan 1886
Died: Dec 1972
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina (Before 1951)

Bertha Owens Barnes died 8/29/1985 in Rowan County, NC.

Social Security Death Index, Social Security Administration
Name: Bertha Barnes
SSN: 242-14-****
Last Residence: 27292 Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States of America
Born: 20 May 1906
Last Benefit: 27292 Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States of America
Died: Aug 1985
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina (Before 1951)


Bible Records of Davidson County, NC, Vol I, compiled by the Genealogical Society of Davidson County, NC, Pg 6
The Bible of Lewis Francis Barnes, contributed by Mary Jo D. Shoaf, 1980.

Marriages
L.F. Barnes and A. E. Brawley "was married" 10/14/1875
Dora Cornelia and Cicero Shoaf 1/22/1899
Avery Lawrence and Adda Mae Michael 1/28/1900
Beulah Thomas and Junious W. Shoaf 12/5/1901
Joseph Pinckney and Carrie Shoaf 12/27/1903
Grover Cleveland and Zella Michael 1/10/1913
Clarence Spurgeon and Kate Saintsing 4/4/1920
Leo Marcellus and Cleo Heggie 12/20/1924
Elizabeth Mae and Robert L. Kenerly 5/18/1933

Births
Lewis Francis Barnes 10/1/1851
Anna Elizabeth Barnes 12/17/1856
Avery Lawrence 7/9/1877
Dora Cornelia 9/6/1878
Beulah Thomas 1/3/1881
Joseph Pinkney 4/4/1883
Royal Francis 4/30/1888
Elizabeth Mae 8/9/1890
Clarence Spurgeon 12/2/1894
Leo Marcellus 10/6/1897

Deaths
Beulah Thomas Shoaf 11/15/1902
Avery Lawrence Barnes 11/11/1907
Leo Marcellus Barnes (sic)  10/25/1929
Lewis F. Barnes 9/21/1934
Anna Elizabeth Barnes 3/2/1939
Joseph Pinkney Barnes 2/10/1963
Dora Cornelia 6/2/1964
Royal Francis 9/1/1971
Grover Cleveland 12/16/1972

Note: Lewis Francis Barnes was the son of John Barnes and Margarett Ratts.

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