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BARNES Wellington Edmond[1]

Male - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name BARNES Wellington Edmond  [2
    Gender Male 
    Nickname Capton  [2
    Name Capton Edmund BARNES  [3
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I5398  Booth Family
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2017 

    Family HAFF Eva Isabel,   b. 19 Apr 1894, Townsend, Sandusky, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 5 Jun 1910  Waverly, Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • She took part in a play at the Spring Grove Methodist Church put on by the young people to raise money for repairs on the church. Capton Edmund Barnes of Cabin Point was asked to be in the play too. That is how Eva and Capton met and from then on she was his girl.

      They were married June 5, 1910 in Waverly, Virginia. Eva's father had to get the marriage license as she was not old enough. She Capton, and Capton's sister Ethel Mae Barnes (Shiffer), and a friend all rode in buggies to Waverly, where they were married. The preacher's wife would not let Eva sit down after the ceremony. She said if she didn't sit right away after the ceremony that she would live a long life. "She didn't sit".

      Eva's mother had a wedding dinner doe both familes when they returned from Waverly. [3]
     1. BARNES Leonard Claiborne,   b. 30 Nov 1913,   d. Jul 1975  (Age 61 years)
     2. BARNES Ortive Ervin,   b. 14 Feb 1915, Spring Grove, Surry County, Va Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1994  (Age 79 years)
     3. BARNES Hazel Marie
     4. BARNES Reuben Arthur
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2010 
    Family ID F1978  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jun 1910 - Waverly, Sussex County, VA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Barnes: Wellington E.
    Barnes: Wellington E.
    50th Aniversary

  • Sources 
    1. [S901] Edith Louise Grubbs Barnes, Edith Louise Grubbs Barnes (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S901] Edith Louise Grubbs Barnes, Edith Louise Grubbs Barnes (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S982] Joanne Sholes Records, Joanne Sholes, CA [(E-ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE),] (Reliability: 3).