Rachel M. (Barnes) Messer

Rachel M. (Barnes) Messer (abt. 1854 - 1920)

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Rachel M. "Tina" Messer formerly Barnes
Born about in Haywood, North Carolina, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in haywood county ncmap
Died in Tennessee, United Statesmap
Barnes-11045 created 11 Jan 2017 | Last modified | Last edit: 27 Mar 2017
15:31: Hans Hofmann edited the Biography, Birth Place and Death Place for Rachel (Barnes) Messer. [Thank Hans for this]
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Rachel was born about 1854. She was the daughter of Henry Barnes and Catherine Caldwell.

Rachel was listed in the 1860 Census. [1]

She passed away in 1920.[2]


  1. ["United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD6Z-8GV : 30 December 2015), Rachal M Barnes in entry for H H Barnes, 1860.]
  2. A source for this information is needed.

Marriage Record to James Messer https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZ1K-1TZ

1860 Census - Haywood County NC https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD6Z-8GV

1870 Census- Haywood County NC Year: 1870; Census Place: Cattaloocha, Haywood, North Carolina; Roll: M593_1142; Page: 154A; Image: 315; Family History Library Film: 552641

1880 Census-Emerts Cove, Sevier, Tennessee, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDWH-N44

1900 Census- Sevier County TN https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSZ3-W6F

1910 Census - Knox County TN https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MGF3-5Q2

1920 Census- Knox County TN https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNGH-T1P

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Rachel Barnes/ James Messer
Rachel Barnes/ James Messer

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