Malinda E "Ada" Stallings

Female19 July 1884–22 July 1935

Brief Life History of Malinda E "Ada"

When Malinda E "Ada" Stallings was born on 19 July 1884, in Wedowee, Randolph, Alabama, United States, her father, James Monroe Stallings, was 22 and her mother, Mary Josephine "Josie" Kidd, was 18. She married Thomas Jefferson Barnes on 17 May 1900, in Ider, DeKalb, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Morgan Township, Rowan, North Carolina, United States in 1930. She died on 22 July 1935, in New London, Stanly, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Rowan, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

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

Sources (31)

  • Ada Barnes in household of Thomas J Barnes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ader Stallings, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Ada Barnes, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 May 1900Ider, DeKalb, Alabama, United States
  • Children (14)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

    Age 13

    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 14

    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

    English: prrobably an altered form of Starling . This surname is also common among African Americans.

    Americanized form of German Stalling .

    History: The majority of the American bearers of this surname trace their origin to Nicholas Stallings from England, who settled in VA in the 17th century.

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

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