Ernest Howard Barnes
Ernest Howard Barnes was born February 14, 1885 in Goldsboro, Wayne County. He
was the son of Thomas Whitley Barnes (1861-1892) and Sarah Ophelia Rose (1863-1936).
Other children were George Herbert - born 1889 and married to Sadie Fitzgerald, and
Bessie Pauline - born 1886 and married to Thomas Coleman. In the 1900 Federal Census
the family was living in Grantham Township. This photo of my Grandfather was taken around
Sarah Ophelia Rose
Daughter of George Pinkney & Nancy Brent Rose
Bessie Pauline Barnes
Daughter of Thomas W. and Sarah Ophelia Rose Barnes
Barnes-Rose Family Reunion
The group photo is thought to be a Barnes and Rose Family Reunion. It belonged to Sarah
Ophelia Rose Barnes, and was in her trunk along with many other photographs taken in Goldsboro.
In the center of the front row is Joel Leander Rose and wife Molly Stafford Rose to his right, and
around him are some of his immediate family: Emma who married Grover Hood; Kirby who married
Ruth King; Myrtie who married Howard Beasley; Nannie who married Clarence Grantham; David who
married Janet Conway; Esther who married Marvin Davis; James who married Maude Dunn; Horense
who married John Jinnette; Hubert who married Alice Catledge; Joel who married Fannie Ivey; Rachael
who married Herman Westbrook; John Parks and Hugh who married Minnie Radford.
Unknown Family Photos
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