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Barnes, Theodore Elam 1848 - 1933


Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 10/28/2006 at 22:07:21

Grand Junction Man Died Last Week

Mr. T.E. Barnes, a Grand Junction resident died at his home there Monday morning April 10. Funeral services were conducted at the Reimers Funeral Home Wednesday, April 12, at 2 o'clock with the Rev. W. F. Wallace, former Baptist church pastor in charge and interment was made in Glenwood cemetery west of Ogden. Mr. Barnes resided in Ogden several years ago and is known by several Ogden residents.

Theodore Elam Barnes, son of Christopher and Minerva Barnes, was born in Galena, Illinois September 7, 1848 and passd away at his home in Grand Junction, Iowa, April 10, 1933 at the age of 84 years, 7 months and 3 days. He came to Iowa in 1874 driving through in a covered wagon with his brother, Albert, and settled on a farm near Ogden, Iowa, Boone county. He moved to Grand Junction, Iowa, in April 1904 and moved to Blunt, South Dakota in April 1909 and returned to Grand Junction, Iowa in December the same year where he has since made his home.

He was married to Matilda L. Savitts February 28, 1884 and to this union three children were born. Harold, who died in 1900, Mrs. Tom Maxwell of Grand Junction and Emery Barnes of Jefferson.
In the year 1902 he joined the Congregational church at Ogden, Iowa and on moving to Grand Junction affiliated with the Presbyterian faith.
Two brothers and two sisters preceded him in death. He has one brother George of Lena, Illinois, and one sister Mrs. Rosamond Miller, Lena, Illinois.

(Ogden Reporter, April 20, 1933)


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