Josiah Forte Barnes

Josiah Forte Barnes (1755 - 1810)

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Josiah Forte Barnes
Born in Edgecombe, Edgecombe County, North Carolinamap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] in Edgecombe, Edgecombe County, North Carolinamap
Died in Claiborne, Mississippimap
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Categories: Edgecombe County, North Carolina.


When Josiah Forte Barnes was born in 1755 in Edgecombe, North Carolina, his father, Abraham, was 25 and his mother, Martha, was 25. He married Esther A. Smith and they had seven sons and eight daughters together. He also married Sally A. Boswell in Wilson, North Carolina. He died on September 1, 1810, in Claiborne County, Mississippi, at the age of 55.

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  • Source Information Mississippi, State and Territorial Census Collection, 1792-1866 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2007.

Original data: Mississippi State and Territorial Censuses, 1792-1866. Microfilm V229. 3 rolls. Heritage Quest.

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Josiah Barnes marriage index1810 Mississippi census
Josiah Barnes marriage index1810 Mississippi census


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