Obit: Barnes, Mary (1825 - 1891)

Contact: Michelle Harder

----Source: Neillsville republican and Press, Thursday, April 9, 1891

Death of Mrs. Mary A. Barnes

In Pine Valley Clark County, Wis. March 25, 1891 Mrs. Mary A. Barnes wife of Eli Barnes, aged 66 years. Mrs. Barnes was born in Livingston County N.Y. Fifty years ago last August she was married. In 1845 she came to Wisconsin. For a long time she resided in the counties of Iowa and Grant. Ten years ago she came to Clark County. She was the mother of three sons and four daughters. One son and two daughters preceded her in death, and one son, Charles A. was not permitted to be at the funeral. There were nine grandchildren. The funeral was attended on Thursday, two weeks ago, from the residence of her daughter. The sermon was preached by Rev. W.T. Hendren and the body was laid to rest in the quiet cemetery near Mr. Winter's. Mrs. Barnes was a good Christian woman and much respected by all



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