Almeda Virginia Mooney

4 July 1859–6 February 1940 (Age 80)
Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of Almeda Virginia

When Almeda Virginia Mooney was born on 4 July 1859, in Carroll, Virginia, United States, her father, Henderson Mooney, was 31 and her mother, Eliza Mary Edwards, was 21. She married William C Barnard on 19 December 1878, in La Cygne, Linn, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Paris Township, Linn, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Lincoln Township, Linn, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 6 February 1940, in Linn, Kansas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in La Cygne, Linn, Kansas, United States.

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William C Barnard
Almeda Virginia Mooney
Marriage: 19 December 1878
Walter J. Barnard
Ira A. Barnard
Dora A. Barnard
Zora A Barnard
True Barnard

Spouse and Children

19 December 1878
La Cygne, Linn, Kansas, United States


    Walter J. Barnard


    Ira A. Barnard


    Dora A. Barnard



    True Barnard


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

Kansas is the 34th state
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 2

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maonaigh, ‘descendant of Maonach’, a personal name derived from maoineach ‘rich’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Almeda Bernard, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Virgina Barnard in household of Ira A Barnard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ameda Barnard in household of William Barnard, "United States Census, 1880"

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