Thomas Jefferson Barnes

2 May 1882–16 March 1941 (Age 58)
Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Jefferson

When Thomas Jefferson Barnes was born on 2 May 1882, in Alabama, United States, his father, William Leon Barnes, was 24 and his mother, Ethal Dorses Steele, was 22. He married Malinda E Stallings on 17 May 1900, in Ider, DeKalb, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Albemarle, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States in 1941 and Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States in 1941. He died on 16 March 1941, in North Albemarle Township, Stanly, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Richfield, Stanly, North Carolina, United States.

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Thomas Jefferson Barnes
Malinda E Stallings
Marriage: 17 May 1900
Mary Josephine Barnes
Bonnie Lee Barnes
Vernie Barnes
Cicero Barnes
Walter William Barnes
Ishmael Lyonell Barnes
Gladys Barnes
Hubert Howard Barnes
Lionell Ishmael Barnes
Maye Belle Barnes
Muriel Barnes
Elinor Barnes
John D Barnes
Junior Barnes

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World Events (8)

Age 4
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted
Age 13
Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 16
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

(1997: 70136;2007: 156251; 2010: 218241)English: habitational name from Barnes (on the Surrey bank of the Thames in London), named with Old English bere-ærn ‘barn, a storehouse for barley and other grain’, or a topographic name or metonymic occupational name for someone who lived by or worked at a barn or barns, from Middle English barn ‘barn, granary’.English: variant of Barne, with excrescent -s, derived from either the Middle English personal name Bern, Barn (based on the Scandinavian personal name Biǫrn or Old English Beorn, both from a word meaning ‘warrior’), or from Middle English barn (Old Norse barn) ‘child’. The latter term is found as a byname for men of the upper classes; it might also have had the meaning ‘young man of a prominent family’, like Middle English child (see Child ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Thomas Barnes in household of James M Stallings, "United States Census, 1900"
  • T J Barnes in entry for Ishmael Barnes and Ruby Lowder, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • T.J. Barnes in entry for Ada Barnes, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

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