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Honor Barnes (Wright) Trathen (1851 - 1880)

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Honor Barnes Trathen formerly Wright
Born in Paul, Cornwall, Englandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 1878 in Penzance, Cornwall, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Penzance, Cornwall, Englandmap
Profile last modified 6 Feb 2020 | Created 5 Feb 2020 | Last significant change: 5 Feb 2020
13:35: Frances (McHugh) Weidman edited the Biography for Honor Barnes (Wright) Trathen (1851-1880). [Thank Frances for this]
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Honor (Wright) Trathen was born in Cornwall, England.

Honor Barnes Wright was born in the December quarter of 1851. [1] She was born out of wedlock to John Edwin Barnes and Mary Ann Wright. She was christened 31 October 1851 in Penzance, Cornwall, England. [2]

By 1861, Honor was now using the surname of Barnes. She was living with her parents and sister Mary Ann in the household of her maternal grandmother, Grace (Jelbert) Wright. [3] In 1871, she was working as a servant in the household of her paternal grandparents, Stephen Barnes and Honor (Oliver) Barnes. [4]

Honor married Thomas Trathen in the June quarter of 1878 in Penzance. [5] They had a son, Edwin Thomas, who was born later that year.

Honor passed away in 1880 at the age of just 28. Her death was registered in Penzance, Cornwall, England. [6]


  1. England & Wales General Register Office, GRO Online Index - Birth ( : accessed 5 February 2020), database entry for WRIGHT, HONOR BARNES (Mother's maiden surname: Not Given), GRO Reference: 1851 D Quarter in PENZANCE Volume 09 Page 213
  2. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018, Honor Barnes Wright, 31 Oct 1851); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 226,174.
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1861," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 24 October 2019), Honor Barnes in household of Grace Wright, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom; from "1861 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 28 September 2019), Honor Barnes in entry for Stephen Barnes, 1871.
  5. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2014), Thomas Trathen, 1878; from "England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing 1878, quarter 2, vol. 5C, p. 397, Penzance, Cornwall, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  6. England & Wales General Register Office, GRO Online Index - Death ( : accessed 4 February 2020), database entry for TRATHAN, HONOR (Age 28), GRO Reference: 1880 J Quarter in PENZANCE Volume 05C Page 213.

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