[The History OF The Barnett Family
This is an account written by Weldon Barnett of the Barnett Family history as well as his own adventures in the Civil War. It was probably written around July 20 1931. Andrew Adams Whatley completed this transcription on November 17, 1992.
This transcription was made from, a photocopy of the handwritten original. The original seems to have been, written in pencil and has been traced over in pen. Avis Whatley (maiden name - Avis Tatum), loaned the photocopy to me.
The author used very few periods and very many run-on sentences. For readability, I have changed some capitalizations and added some periods. Words in (parenthesis) indicate my best guess at illegible original text. Words in [brackets] indicate what I have added to make the sentence more readable. I have used original, even if incorrect spellings. The enumeration of the paragraphs indicates the page order of the original. I did not delete anything.
My Genealogy Paragraph Persons 1 Joseph Barnett, Mary McDaniel 2 Miles Barnett 4 Green Lee Campbell, Sallie Underwood 7,8 Susan Campbell 8 Miles Barnett 14-28 Weldon Barnett 28 Cynthia Harriet, Thomas, and Lucida Thompson 43 Naomie Barnett, Lee Tatum 44 Avis Tatum Andrew Whatley ______|________ | | Robert Sally Elizabeth Whatley Adams _______|_______ | | Walter Avis Whatley Tatum _____|______ | | Lee Naomie Tatum Barnett ____________|___________ | | Weldon Cynthia Harriet Barnett Thompson ________________|__________ _____|_____ | | | | Miles Susan Thomas Lucinda Barnett Campbell Thompson ? ____|____ __________|_________ | | | | Joseph Mary Green Lee Sallie Barnett McDaniel Campbell Underwood]
1. History of the Barnett family written by Weldon Barnett of the second generation of Joseph Barnett who came from England to Spartanburg Co. South Carolina in the year 1790. The vessel he came on landed at Charleston, S.C.. His father was a wealthy Englishman after he died. This Joseph Barnett my grandfather drew his part of the estate and came to S.C. and married a Miss Mary McDaniel and bought a large plantation on a river near Spartanburg, S.C.. [He] bought Negroes [but] I don't know how many but he was a wealthy farmer. He was an ordained minister of the Baptist Church. [He] preached a number of years. That was before the organization of the Missionary church.
2. My father, Miles Barnett, was born in the year 1802. I don't know the years in which his brothers was [were] born. My father married Susan Campbell of Anderson Co. S.C. in the year 1824. Uncle Joseph Barnett married Emily Campbell of Anderson, Co. S.C. at my grandfather's sale. Joseph bought the home farm and several Negroes and they lived and died there. They raised 3 daughters and four sons. I don't know their names. Uncle William Barnett married Annie Woodruff of Spartenburg SC. They came to Dekalb Co., GA. [They] bought land near Stone Mountain. [He] bought several negroes at Grandfather's sale. He lived and died at his farm. They had four children; 2 daughters and one son that got killed by a block of wood rolling over him [when] he was 6 years old.
3. Uncle John Barnett married Sallie Wood of Gwinnett Co., GA. He did not buy any negroes at the sale. [He] drew money [and] he moved to Blunt Co., Ala. [He] bought land and lived and died there. He had four sons. One [was] named Elliott. I never saw any of them, [and I] don't know their names. They had three daughters. Uncle Daniel Barnett married twice. [I don't know either of his wifes names. He was Colonel of a SC Regiment of Confederate Soldiers. In slavery times he was a slave trader. He bought and sold negroes. His oldest son was name[d] Benjamin. I don't know how many children they had. I heard last year that he had a son that was a doctor. He moved [to] Mississippi in 1868. [He] died there [and I] don't know the date of his death.
4. My grandfather Green Lee Campbell was of Welch decent he had one brother William Harry Campbell [.] Green lee Campbell [,] he married a lady in Anderson Co. SC [whose] name [was] Sallie Underwood. They raised 7 daughters and two sons. Uncle Henry married a lady in Anderson Co. SC.. I never knew her name. They had one son who died in the year 1863 [when] he was 22 years old. They had 3 daughters. One of them married a man by the name of Bradford. [They] lived at Walnut Grove, Ala. Uncle John moved from S.C. to Forsyth Co., Ga in the year 1840 [.] He bought a farm on the Chattahoocha River near Sheltonville and run [ran] a store at Sheltonville [.] He sold out there in the year 1854[. He] bought land on Sand Mountain [and ran] run a store at Walnut Grove. He died in the [year] 1868. His wife died later on. Uncle Thomas Munroe Campbell married a ladie in Anderson district SC [and they] moved to Cartersville, GA in the year of 1847[.] He was a slave owner [and] they only had one child, a girl, [who] died at [the] age of 12.
5. He owned a farm near Cartersville. His wife died while he lived at Cartersville. He never married any more. He sold out at Cartersville in the year of 1859 and moved to Thomas Co., Ga. [He] bought land near Thomasville Ga. He was a judge of the Superior Court of Thomas Co. for several years. I don't know the date of his death. Aunt Sallie married a man in SC [by the] name [of] Allen. They moved to weste[rn] Mississippi [where they] lived and died there. Aunt Emily Campbell married (umel) [uncle] Jose(ph) Barnett. He bought the home farm in Spartanburg and lived and died there. [I] don't know the dates of their deaths. They had 4 daughters an three sons (Laura} married married a man named Burr. He died in the Confederate Army in 1863. Aunt (Permilia) Campbell married a man named Jackson Cooper of SC. He was a carpenter. They raised 4 girls and one boy, Thomas. He married a lady in Atlanta. [They] lived and died there. He was a nightwatchamn. Lizzie married a man [by the] name [of] Thomas. [They] lived and died in Atlanta. Uncle Jackson Cooper moved to Gwinnett Co., Ga in the year 1877. Later on he moved to Cartersville, Ga.
6. (Namore) and Emma and Mary never married that I kow of. They lived and died in Cartersville. Aunt Polly Campbell married a man named Jessy Lanford. [T]hey moved to Gwinnett Co., Ga if; the year 1839. He bought land 2 miles north of Stone Mountain. He was a farmer. They raised 6 girls and five boys. Woodward married (?) Jordan's daughter. Melmoth married a lady name[d] Phillips. (Elihse) married a lady name[d] McCurdy. James married a lady name[d] Mason. Elsbury married a lady name[d] Maason. They were Luther Mason's sisters. Martha Lanford married Hansel Wood. They moved to Alabama there. [They] lived and died in Alabama. Mary married George Sea. She died. Lidda (Milia) married George Sea. She died there. Another one of the girls married (Pink Coffes). Uncle Jessy and Aunt Polly and all their children are all dead. Elihue and [his] wife raised 4 boys and 2 girls[;] William, Robert, (NewPort), and Heigh. (Lavenia) married Henry Thomps (and) the other daughter married a man named ( Handy ) .
7. Aunt (Narissa) Campbell married a man in SC name[d] Willis Woodruff. They moved to (Blunt) County Alabama. [They] lived and died there. I never saw them. Aunt Epsy first married Lalian Hanna of South Carolina. He was a carpenter by trade. They raised one boy and one girl. Uncle Lalian only lived about 12 years, died, and left Aunt Epsy a widow. Later she married. (Saac) Hanna they moved to Thomas County Ga in the year 1859. They lived with Uncle Thom Campbell. They are all dead. Susan Cambell married twice. Her first husband was Newport Campbell, her cousin in 1818. Newport was [the] son of her uncle William [H]enry Campbell. She had one child by Newport. They named him after his grandfather William Henry Campbell. He was my half brother. He married a lady in South Carolina name[d] (Anne) (Ema) Land. They moved to Missisippi in the year 1867. He was a carpenter by trade. They raised 4 children. Susie, Emma, Willie, & Hughes. His wife died in Mississippi. He brought his family to Elberton Ga to his wife's sisters who married (Euepiel). Harris Willie is dead. Brother Willis died, I think, in 1887 [and] was buried at the Barnett graveyard in Gwinnett Co. Ga.
8. Newport Campbell died shortly after William was born. My father, Miles Barnett, married my mother Susan Campbell in the year 1824. They lived in South Carolina [un]till the year 1831. At the age of 21 years old he went to California to the Gold mines. [He] only lived [there] 18 months. My father only got 17 hundered dollars [$1,700.00] worth of gold. Sister Maryann was born in the year 1833. When [she was] grown she married Burges Kelley of Gwinnett Co. Ga. They had one boy. (a set of twins) Darling only lived 26 years. Sister was a good Christian lady. She died in the year 1866. Keliey was worth at one time over 50 fifty thousand dollars [$50,000.00]. He was a slave traider. [He] also delt in real estate. He married twice after my sister died. He died in the year 1889. Brother Daniel Jackson was born in I837. He was a farmer by trade. He married in the year 1857 a lady name Narcissus Lietch of Gwinnett Co., Ga, daughter of Archie Lietch. Daniel was a confederate soldier of company A 42nd Regiment of Ga volunters (volunteered) on the 4th of [M]arch 1862.
9. Daniel my brother was detailed with a number of other soldiers to gurad Yankey prisoners at Madison Ga in the year 1862 and a part of 1863. When the prison was moved to Andersonville Ga he went back to his command. He was pl[a]ced with (with) the Medical Department and served as hospittle nurse. General Bragg carried the western army into Kentucky. [He or They] found the federal forces too strong [and they] had to fall back. The army was in several battles on the Kentucky trip. The terrible battle of Chickamauga was fought on the return trip. The western army was then placed under General Pemberton. He carried the army into Mississippy [and] fought a number of battles one of which was the Battle of Bull Run. Pemberton ordered the army to back into Vicksburg and finally issued orders for the army to surrender. My brother Daniel served to the end of the war. The last battle the "42" Regiment was in was at Bentonvilie, North Carolina. He came home in May 1865. Him and his wife had one child before he went to the army, Mary Elan. After the war they raised 3 other grils, two boys and had two sets of twins.
10. Daniel after they surrender[ed] lived at the Barnett Old Home Place until my father died in the year 1867 in the month of [M]arch. Daniel adminnistered on the estate. Him and I bought the Home Place where my father died. We continued to farm until the year 1874. We sold out and moved to Forsyth Co. near Frogtown. Daniel continued to farm until the year 1879. He sold out and moved to Milton Co. near [R]osewell [where he] contiued to farm. Daniel and [his] wife raised 6 children to be grown and 2 sets of twins (of twins) that died in infancy. Mary Elen - Louella - Evie & Alice [-] John and Archie. Mary Elen married JL Dempsey. these was born to them[:] 3 children, 2 boys, and one girl.
11. The oldest son, Miles Dempsey, married [or The oldest son of Miles, Dempsey, married] a Miss Lizzie Copeland of Milton Co. Archie, the second boy, married a lady in Virgina. Minnie, the third child, married Albert Johnson of Milton Co., Ga. Louella [and] Mary Ellen has been dead 20 years or more. Louella Barnett was born in the year 1877. She married Fay Morris of Milton Co. They raised 9 children to be grown. Effie the oldest gir1 first married a Mr. Thurman. He died. She then married Mr. John Wallace of Chamblee, Ga. [and they had] no children. Dell, the 2nd child married Mr. Young Gentry of Cobb Co. [and they] raised 2 children. The 3rd child, Hattie, married Mr. Selain Jacobs. They have nine children. Lee, the 4th child was never married. [He] served in the World War went over seas and died about a year after returning home. John the 5th child also died soon after returning home [and] he was never married.
12. Roy the 6th child was never married [and] is at home [and] at present takes care of his mother. 7th and 8th children twins Jessise, boy, and Bessie, girl. Bessie married a Mr. Lawrence Hendrix of Douglas Co. [and they had] no children. Jessie is at home [and] not married. (Gussie Lou) the 9th [child] is unmarried. At present [she] has a good position in Atlanta. The above is the Luella and Fay Morris children. Fay Morris died in the year [original text had a line with nothing in the space. Weldon likely forgot to fill it in or simply did not remember]. He owned a good farm, partly on [the] Chattahooche River and their Post Office is Austel[l] Ga (Rfd No 2). Euie Barnett married Robert McGinnis of Milton Co. having 2 children. Clinton died when [he was] small. McGinnis (died in 1885). Evie died in 1902. Their oldest boy John is now living in Atlanta. Allice Barnett married Mr. John Yinson of Cobb Co. They had no children. Allice died in the year 1912. John Miles Barnett was born it yeat 1875. [He] worked on [al farm till grown.
13. [John] married a Miss Mary Hembree of Milton Co. They have four children. (Edtla), the oldest child, married Mr. Carl (Pate) of Gwinnett Co. They have 5 children. They are at present in Detroit, Mich[igan]. Edith, the 2nd child, n',arried Mr. Herbert Brownlee of Gwinrlett Co. Ga they have 3 children. They are living near Snellville. Glenn, the 3rd child, married Miss Carry Pound of Gwinrlett Co. They are in Atlanta at present. (J.)M., the 4th child, married Miss Rhonda Samples of Gwinnett Co., Ga. They have one child. They are living at Snellville. (Aachie) Barnett married Miss Daisy Ashcraft of Kentucky having 5 children. When last heard from [they were] living in the State of Oregon. The above is Daniel Barnett's children and grandchildren. John Riley Barnett was born Dec. 1844 worked on [the] farm till [he was] 18 years old. He joined the confedrate army in March 1862. He was a member of Company A 42nd Regiment of Ga Voluntiers. Gen. Bragg [see page 14]
14. [from page 13, Gen. Braggl was put in command of the western army. He first placed the army at Cumberland Gap Tennesse. He later on taken [took] a trip into Kentucky. The Northern Army was too strong. He had to retreat. The army got back into Tennessee. My brother [was] taken [by] Pneumonia and died at (Lanoirs) station (Tennesse) in Dec 1863 was buried at (Lanoirs Sta). Weldon Barnett, the youngest one of the Miles Barnett Fanlily was born on the 22 of April 1847. [He] went to school some while small [and] worked on [the] farm unitl [he was] 17 years old. [At 17] he joined the Southern Army Company A 42nd Regiment of Ga Voluntiers which was located at Dalton, Ga at that time which was in the year 1864. The third day after he was mustered into service he was sent out on the picket line between the northern and southern armies. [He or Il saw no Yankees that day. In about two weeks the Yankees commenced to advance or' the Southern Army. We were placed on Rocky Face Mountain, north of the state railroad 3 miles west of Dalton, Ga.
15. The Western Army was under command of General Jospeh E. Johnson. The Northern Army was under Gen. Sherman. Johnson's plan was to fall back at night and build brestworks and fight till the Yankees would make a flank movement. Sherman's plan was to try to cut us off and get to Atlanta first. General Hood was put in command because Johnson said it was useless to try to hold Atlanta. There were many hard and bloody battles faught between Dalton and Atlanta [and I] don't remember how many. Our losses were great at Resaca But on Saturday and Sundays [Sunday] we drove the Yankees back 2 miles. On Saturday [my unit] was ordered to advance on then] on Sunday PM [evening.] [We] had to go across a creek and farm. The Yankey was in the edge of woods. On the South East side of [the] farm the 42[nd] Regiment was in plain open view. We lost 110 men. We was gone (from) over 10 months.
16. I was taken sick a few days after the Resaca battles [and] put on a flat car and sent to Atlanta. [I] was put off under the car shed. A lady, a Mrs. Carroll, a neighbor noticed me and helped me to go to a Mr. (Buchan) on Decatur Street not far from the car shed. She wrote to may father [and] he came and got (]ease) of Dr. Westmoreland, the hospittle doctor, to carry me home. I soon recovered [and] I tried to get back to my comand. The Yankies had got nearly all around Atlanta by that time. I had to go down to Stone Mountain and back up between Decatur and Jonesboro. My Command was near the Sandtown Road southwest of Atlanta. I learned that Stoneman's raid, a force of Cavalmen [the Calvary] was near Lithona. So I returned back home. I got home about 10 o'clock at night. My father told me that there was a soldier, a Cavalry man, camped down below the horse lot. He said the yankee was camped at the Flint Hill old campground. So he carried me down to the camp, it being in an old (pinefie]d). [The] next morning I woke up first and saw a Yankey, a cavalry man. I went to the house [and] told my father that [I] had slept with Yankee.
17. He told me to go across the farm to the large (canebreak) north of the plantation. It was about 6 o'clock when I went into the (canebreak) with very little to eat. I staid in there till about dark the next day [when] my father found me. About Sundown he went with me to a neighbor's house, Mr. (R.S. Eadais), who had got home that day. The neighbor and I staid in the woods in daytime and at home at night for about ten days. [We] finally made our way back to our command. They [were] still in [the] line of battle [which] was Sandtown Road. During the time of my coming home and return to [the] army, my mother had taken sick and died. She was buried at the Barnett family graveyard in Gwinnett Co., Ga. My mother was a devoted Christian. [She was] loved by all who new [knew] her. She was buried in July 1864 [at] age 64 years old. We were near enough to the enemy for (commanding) by both armies each day. Some days by small arms [ armys ] .
18. The western Army was under the command of [Gen.] Bragg in the campaign into Kentucky. Then [it] was placed under General Pemberton who carried the (army) into Miss[issippi]. [They] fought several hard battles; Baker's Creek and Bull Run and others. Finally taken [we took] a stand in Vicksburg and finally deserted and went north. The Yankies captured the Southern Army. [When] they paroled then they went home. [They] staid 60 days and organised under Joseph E. Johnson. That was in the fall of (1867) before I joined the Army in April 1864. A few day's after I got back after my spell of sickness the yankies set Atlanta on fire and left going South. We met them the next day near Jonesboro Ga. The 42nd Regiment went down the railroad to the edge of town and filed to the right and struck the Yankie lines near the Babb Farm. We went through a piece of woods [and] come to a cleared patch of ground 200 yds. South of a 2 room log house.
19. The Yankies was in 2 lines of battle. We were in plain view. We fired and fell to the ground. We fired several rounds. When the smoke got so thick that the Yankees could not see us, we was ordered to fall (back) to Jonesboro. The Yankees did not try to advance on us. It was nearly night [when] the yankeys passed on the west side of Jonesboro and went on towards Macon. Our loss was heavy. Lieutenant B.F. Goldstone was killed and over 100 other men was killed or wounded in the Jonesboro battle. Sherman, on his way to Savanna[h] Ga, did awful dammage taking every thing in the way of horses and mules, cows, sheep, hogs, chickens, geese, turkey, and ducks that they could find and every thing in the way of provisions and crops. [Gen.] Hood moved the Southern Army near McDonough. [He] went into camps [and] staid there several day's [arid] thenstarted on his trip to Nashville, Tennessee. We went by way of Rockmount, Cave Springs, Gadsden and across Sand Mountain...
20 .... and on to Flourance Ala. [We then] crosses the Tennesse River. A Yankee force of [? could be '75' or 'officer' ?] into the Southeren Army at Spring Place. The Southern troops routed them. They fell back. The next battle was at Franklin, Tenn. [We] had a terrible battle there. The Yankees fell back into a fort that was across the turnpike road at the e[d]ge of Franklin. Our men charged up to the embankment. The two armies fought across that embankment of dirt for 3 hours. Finally the yankees that had not been killed surrendered to the Southern troops. I could have went from one end of that fort to the other on either side and steped on a deadman at each step. The yankess fell back to Nashville and was evacuating the place but Hood got the Southern Army in site of Nashville and formed a line of battle and put the Army to building brestwork[s]. When, the yankeys saw what was going on they went to reinforcing and in about two weeks they advanced on the Southern troops. There had been a lot of snow and rain. They came on us where (I) was at in 3 lines of battle.
21. This July 2(O)th 1931. [< located at top of page]. 2 lines of Negroes and one of white. We was ordered not to fire till they got within 30 yards of us. We drove them back twice. Almost literally covered the ground with, dead and wounded Negroes. The ground had been covered with snow for several days before the battle. The day before the battle it set in to raining. It melted the snow and thawed the ground. The Yankies advanced on our left and broke to fall back[. T]he 42 Regiment... [Starting on page 21 and to the end; Weldon used smaller sheets of paper. Consequently this and the remaining paragraphs will be shorter. ]
22 .... was on the extreme right and extreme (left) to the river. There was a hill to our left that protected us from bomb shells that came from Fort Nagly, a Yankey fort. The shells that passed over that hill went about 10 feet above our brestworks. A bomb shell struck a tree in front of me and exploded a piece of shell about as large as a half of a goose egg struck me on the right thigh. It deadened my leg for several minutes. We had to give...
23 .... up our position and fall back towards Franklin. We would fall back sometimes a mile or more and form a line of battle to hold the Yankies in check till those that we relieved could fall back and form a line to protect us. The Southern Army killed and captured hundreds of Yankies as we fell back from Nashville to Mussle Shoals on the Tennessee River. The road we traveled from Franklin to Mussel Shoals crossed Shoal creek about five miles form the river.
24. The government had put in a monstrous dam at Mussel Shoals. The water at the road where we crossed Shoal Creek is 40 feet deep. In coming out from Nashville, I lost my shoes. That eavening [evening] the ground had thawed. That being a limestone country, we sometimes (mired) up to our knees almost. I went bare foot to Ocolona, Miss. There [I] got a pair of shoes and socks. I then went back to my command which was camped near (iuea). In about 2 weeks, the Army...
25 .... was ordered to go to the railroad to get aboard of the train to go to Virginia. I got left in Miss. near Ocolona. i joined the Army wagontrain [and] got charge of a 4 mule team. My wagon was head (quarter rashion,) wagon. I had plenty to eat & drove through Miss., Ala and to Thomaston, Ga. There I got a ten days leave of absence to come by home and get clothing. I walked from Thomaston to my fathers home near Norcross, Ga.
26. I learned that President Davis had ordered the soldiers that was cut off form their commands to join, General Wofford who was recruiting officer stationed at Atlanta, Ga. I joined Captain Rollin's Co., Colonel Carroll's Regiment, [and] Woffard's Brigade. We camped out on the Peachtree Road near Peachtree Creek about a month. Wafford got word that there was a force of Yankies at Marietta on their way to Atlanta. Wofford ordered his men to move towards Marietta.
27. We got as far as Kinston [and] got the news that Lee had surrendered. Wotford surrendered at Kingston. I walked home about 50 miles. The Negroes had all staid at home. My father had two young mules and one old yankey mule. My father told the Negroes if they would stay on and make a crop he would give them part of the crop. They all staid on. My neighbor, Mr. Adair, had a horse he did not need. He let me have it. I made a crop of corn and cut some hay and bought a suit of clothes.
28. Weldon Barnett was born in Gwinnett Co. Ga on April 22nd 1847. After returning home for the War Between The States, [he] married Cynthia Harriet Thompson, daughter of Thomas and Lucinda Thompson of Dekalb Co. Ga., who [Cynthia] was born on July 25, 1845 [and] died on Feb 6th 1920. [She] was buried at the Newhope Church [in] Fayette Co. Ga. We had 10 children born. 9 lived to be grown and settled in life. Mary E. Barnett, the first child, was born near Norcross in Gwinnett Co. Ga. [She] married Wesley Baker. They had two boys, (Burrel) and Sam.
29· Wesley Baker died in the year 1890 on his farm 3 miles East of Tucker Ga. in the year 1895 she married Richard Bagwell of Milton Co. Ga. They had 5 children; 4 boys and one girl. Hurbert, Tillman, George, Howell, and Eunice. They moved to Norcross in the year 1908. Mary died on Dec 21st 1910. Bagwell moved to Sycamore [in] Turner Co. Ga. [in] 1914 Hurbert married a lady named [blank space] Reeves. They have 5 children. They live at (Smyrna)[?]. Till man went to the World War [I - one] [He] belonged to the Navy.
30. [He] served on the Pacific Ocean· [He] contracted TB [tuberculosis] and was discharged & came back to Atlanta and died in 1918. George Bagwell married a lady in Atlanta. They have one child. Eunice Bagwell married a man name[d] [blank space] of Atlanta. They have 3 children. They live in Atlanta. Howell Bagwell was born in MiltonCo. Ga inthe year  [Henceforth, empty brackets will indicate a blank space in the original text. Weldon likely left the spaces intending to fill them in correctly later, but never did]. Bagwell married twice. After Mary died he came back to Atlanta and died in the year 1918.
31. Burrel Baker was born in Gwinnett Co. in 1887. [He] married a lady in Atlanta name[d] Vivian Wood in the year . They have one child, a girl name[d] Elain. They live near Decatur, Ga. Sam Baker was born in the year 1889· When [he was] about 12 years old, he got caught on a countershaft at the (Ginhouse) [and it] crushed his left arm so it had to be amputated just below the shoulders. He live to be about 21 years old and died. [He] was buried in Norcross. Tillman was buried in Norcross.
32. Mattie S. Barnett was born in Gwinnett Co. Ga in the year 1869. [She] married Wayne Adair of Gwinnett Co. Ga in 1888. Wayne was a farmer. They had 8 children [that] lived to be grown. 3 died in infancy. Wayne was a farmer. [They] moved to Turner Co. Ga in the year 1909. [He] died in the year 1915 [and] was buried at Prospect Church [in] Turner Co. East of Sycamore Ga. Robert S. Adair, their oldest son, married a lady named Sora Ellen Johnson of Turner Co. They have two children; one boy -Robert S. Junior, one girl - Rita.
33. They live at Doublin Ga. Ralph, the second son, married a lady Mildred (Whidden) of Sycamore, Ga. No children. [They] live at Toledo, Ohio. They own a home there. Ralph is a railroad man. Lelia, the oldest daughter, married a Mr. Hoyt Morgan, a farmer near Sycamore, Ga, i n the year 1916 · They had one child. W.D. Morgan was born in they year 1916. Hoyt died in the year 1918. [He] was buried at Prospect Church - Turner Co. near Sycamore, Ga.
34. Lelia lives at Sycamore, Ga. [She] has charge of the Post Office at Sycamore [and] owns a home at Sycamore. Her mother lives with her. Mattie owns a home in Sycamore, Ga [and she] has it rented out. W.D. attends school and delivers papers twice a day. Leslie, the second daughter, married a man name[d] Bently Reeves of Sycamore, Ga. They moved to Spencer, North Carolinia in the year -- . Bently is a railroad man. They have three children; all girls[:] Florence, Hellen, and Marion.
35. Linton Adair, the third boy, married a lady at Sycamore, Ga name[d] (Alma) (Kelledy) [or Kennedy]. They moved to (Miami), Florida in the year . He is propriortor of the Adair Pharmacy in Miami. They have three children. Girls Thelma and Cathryn, Sammie. Joseph Adair, the 4th boy, married a lady in Miammi named Johnnie (Langley). [They had] 2 boy's [and] a girl. Dorthy, (Wogmon) and Langley. Lucill, the third duaghter, lives with her mother and Lelia. (And) Grace is assistant. Past mistress of Sycamore, Ga lives with, her mother and Lelia.
36. Fannie L. Barnett [was] born on Apr 17, 1873 in Cherokee Co. [She] married a man named (0.) B. Adams of Fayette Co. Ga. He farmed for several years [and] then moved to East Point in the year of . They own a gcod home in E. Point, Ga. (O.B.) has a job in a repair shop. [He has] been on his job 15 years. They have four children; 3 boys and one girl. Purlis, the oldest son, married a lady name[d] Essie (Holms) of E· Point, Ga. They had no children. They own a home in E. Point. Purlis is a machinist.
37. Frank Adams was born [in] 1895. He married a lady named Hattie Marill of Campbell Co. in the year 1919. The own a home near Hapeville, Ga. Frank works at the Ga Highway Repair Shop at E. Point. The have 4 children; three living and one dead· Alma Ruth was born in the year 1924 [and she] died in year 1925. Elmer, the oldest, was born in the year 1920. Weldon the 2nd was born in the year 1921. Roy, the youngest, was born in the year 1925. Alma, their daughter, married a man name[d] Hubert Lee of East Point, Ga. He was a machinist. [He] works in Atlanta at an automobile shop. They have a good home in East Point.
38. They have five children; three boys & two girls. E. J., the oldest, Harold second. (Elois) the oldest and Charles the youngest boy born since one girl Fannie, a son Henry. Joseph Adams, the youngest son married a lady by the name of (Murtice) Kite in the year of 1931. They live in East Point, Ga· Miles Edger Barnett was born in Gwinnett Co. Ga March 9th, 1871. [He] was a good boy well [admired or advanced] in school. [He] died June 16th 1883 [and] was buried at the Pounds graveyard.
39. Thomas R. Barnett [was] born in Cherokee Co., Ga on the 17th of April 1875. [He] worked on [the] farm till [he was] grown. [He] married Miss May Tidwell of Fayette Co. Ga in the year 1897 [and] continued to farm till -- . He is a carpenter now living in Atlanta. They have 5 children; 3 girls and two boys. Tidwell, the oldest boy, was born in 1898 Dec 2nd. [He] works for the Western Union telegraph & cable Co. Weldon, the second son was bprm om the year 1901 Dec. 7.
40. He married a lady named Lelia Harrison of College Park, Ga. They live in Atlanta. They have one child, Harion. Weldon is a book keeper in Atlanta, Ga [and] works for Royal Ins[urance] Co. Audrey Barnett was born in Fayette Co., Ga in the year 1903. She married a man named (Vernon R. Galbraith) of Atlanta, Ga in the year 1925. They have two children - a boy and a girl. Vernon Weldon [was] born May 5th 1926 in, Fulton Co., Atlanta, Ga and Audrey [was] born in the year 1928 May 18th [in] Fulton Co., Atlanta. They live in Hapeville, Ga.
41. Nattie Eller Barnett was born in the year 1905. She graduated in the year 1925. [She] lives with her parents and works in Atlanta. [She] married J.D. Wallis. Tommlie Lee Barnett was borned in Fayette Co., Ga in the year 1913. She graduated in the year 1931. She lives with her parents. [She] married Glenn Hicks. Johnnie E. Barnett was in Gwinnett Co. Ga near Norcross in the year 1877 on the 29th of July. She married Mr. J.T. Wallis. He was born in the year 1877...
42 .... of Fayette Co., Ga. they live in Fayetteville, Ga. [They] own a home in Fayetteville (another) house and four acres of land. [They] also [own] a farm of 33 acres of land and improvernents 3 miles a little west of north of Fayetteville. J.T. runs a harness and shoe shop in Fayetteville [and] also has (farming) carried on. They have two children living and one pair of twins died in infancy. (Mamy) [or Mary] Clide was born in Fayetteville, Ga in the year 1898. She marrted Grady Feeley.
43. Felly of Fayetteville Co. Ga in the y eaF 1916. They live in College Park, Ga. He workd at a printing office in Atlanta. They have three children. 2 girls living and one dead. Her name was Euelen. The name of the others living is Elizabeth and Virginia and Annette. Naomie Barnett was born, at Norcross [in] Gwinnette Co., Ga in the year 1879 [on] April 11. She married Lee Tatum of Milton Co., Ga in the year 1901.
44. Lee was a farmer. They lived near (Ocee) several years. Then [they] moved near Norcross, Ga. They had two children. Edgar and Avice [should be Avis]. She died when Avice was 4 weeks old. She died in the year 1908. [She] was buried at East Point. My wife [Cynthia] died in 1920. Johnnie took Avice. She is with them yet. She is a school teacher. Edgar lived with Wallie and Mattie Barnett till he married in 1929 to Miss Christel Stephens.
45. Johnnie's daughter, Addle, was born Nov 3 1900. [She] married Harvy Harris of Clayton Co. in the year 1919. They have one son, Williber Harris.
46. Willie Weldon Barnett was born in DeKalb Co., Ga on July 16th 1881. [He] worked on [the] farm when [he was] not in school. [He] married a lady named Mattie Tatum of Milton Co., Ga. He farmed for several years. [He] saw milled a few years. They now live at E. Point. They have three children living. Niles, Nelly, and Ider. Three dead. Two was buried at Alpharetta, Milton Co., Ga. Beatrice was buried at Newhope Church 3 miles north of Fayetteville, Ga.
47. Willie now lives at East point. None of his children had married. James Wyatt Barnett was born in Gwinnette Co., Ga Oct 27, 1883. [He] worked on [al farm when not in school till he was 16 years old. He went to work For Southern Bell Telephone & Telegraph Co. while we lived at Duluth, Ga in the year 1903. He now lives in north Rome, Ga. [He] owns a good home. A 7 room house and 6 acres of Iand well improved. Also 3 vacant lots southwest adjoining the...
48 .... home place. [He] also owns three (5) room houses and one 12 room hotell; all well finieshed. [They are all] on the street running from Broad Street in north Rome, Ga to the silkmills. He married a lady named EuGenia Morton of Milton Co , Ga in the year 1905. They have 4 children. 2 boys, Lawrence and Horace. Lawrence was born Sept 15, 1907. Horace was born Aug 26, 1910. Two girls, Katherine & Hary Francis. Katherine was born Feb 6, 1913. Mary Francis was born Mar 29, 1924. Lawrence graduated at the...
49. ...Berry Schools in the year 1930. None of their children are married. Horace has been attending the Berry Schools two years. Katherine finished Rome High. J.H. Barnett was born in Gwinnette Co., Ga Aug 15th 1886. [He] worked on [a] farm when not in school till about 16 years old. [He] went to work in Atlanta at The Life & Accidental Insurance business. [He] married a lady in East Point in the year 1911 by the name of Valley Williams. They have a...
50 .... home in East Point. They had four children. 2 boys and 2 girls. Elizabeth, the oldest, was born in the year July 20 1912. Louise, the second, was born in the year Aug 10, 1914. J.H., the oldest boy, was born in the year Feb 25, 1922. They all attend school.
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