Christos Christou, Jr.

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  • ID: I12431
  • Name: John Wesley BARNES
  • Surname: Barnes
  • Given Name: John Wesley
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 10 Jul 1856 in , , Baltimore, Maryland
  • Death: 30 Sep 1941 in , Chestertown, Kent Co, Maryland
  • Burial: Chestertown Cem., Chestertown, Kent Co, Maryland
  • _UID: A80EA78077A5934CB88F3C1A743A9E7536CB
  • Note:
    Mayor of Chestertown

    !CENSUS: 1880 Kent Co 15-52, 8-50 Chestertown, Cross St. John Barnes 23, Sally
    B. 23, Mamy 1

    !DEATH: John Wesley Barnes male white widowed 212-18-6043, residence 533 West
    High St, stay in this community life, born July 10, 1856 age 85y 2m 20d, born
    Baltimore, MD, occupation printer, newspaper, father George Barnes, Baltimore,
    MD, mother Mary Frances Parsons Kent Co, MD, infor. Miss Daisey O. Barnes
    (daughter) of Chestertown, MD burial Oct. 13, 1941 at Chester Cem. Chestertown,
    MD fun. dir. Marim V. Williams Chestertown, MD died Sep. 30 194 12:30a, seen by
    Dr. Aug. 4 to Sep. 30, 1941 artier insufficiency, due to arteriorsclerosis. Dr.
    H. B. Simmons of Chestertown, Registrar Clara S. Barnes Oct. 2, 1941. Cert.
    #09095 (mother's maiden name hard to read).

    !OBIT: John W. Barnes died at age of 85 years, Was 68 years with the
    Transcript. John Wesley Barnes, of Chestertown, died at his home here early
    Tuesday morning following an illness of several weeks. he was eighty-five years
    of age. When a youth of sixteen years, in 1872, he started to work in the
    composing room of the Chestertown Transcript then owened by the late Eben
    Perkins. He continued an uniterupted period of employement with this news paper
    until his retirement in the spring of 1940, a period of 68 years. Since his
    retirement he has been in failing health. In addition to his profession as a
    pritner, he took an active interest in lodge and town affairs. For a number of
    years he served as one of the three Town Commissioners a part of which time he
    was president of the Board. Following the change in the charter he was
    councilman from the Second Ward. He served as secretary of the lodge of Modern
    Woodman and was active in the Junior Order United American Mechanics. For a
    long period of years he has been a devout member of the Methodist Episcopal
    Church and a member of the Official Board of the Chestertown Church. Surviving
    him are two daughters, Mrs. Harry Wilkinson, of Baltimore, and Miss Daisy O.
    Barnes, at home; and three sons, Harry, of Philadelphia; Earle and John E., of
    Chestertown. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon, were conducted by the
    Rev. Paul E. Reynolds, assisted by Rev. Dr. W. P. Roberts. Interment was in
    Chester Cem. with Marvin V. Williams the funeral director in charge. Bearers
    were six grandsons, Richard, William, John E. Jr., Walter and Allen Barnes and
    John Wilkison. Chestertown Transcript. Oct. 4, 1941.

    !TOMBSTONE: John W. Barnes 1856-1941
  • Change Date: 7 Mar 2003 at 00:00:00

    Father: George BARNES b: ABT 1830 in , , Baltimore, Maryland
    Mother: Mary Frances PARSONS b: ABT 1830 in , , Kent Co, Maryland

    Marriage 1 Sarah Bennett CROUCH b: 10 Feb 1857 in , , Kent Co, Maryland
    • Married: 2 Jan 1878 in , , Kent Co, Md
    1. Has No Children Mamie BARNES b: Nov 1879
    2. Has No Children H W BARNES b: Dec 1882
    3. Has No Children Earl Allen BARNES b: 14 May 1883
    4. Has No Children Earnest BARNES b: Mar 1885
    5. Has No Children John E BARNES Sr. b: Aug 1886
    6. Has No Children Daisy O BARNES b: Dec 1888 in , , Kent Co, Maryland
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