Cornelius Leon Barnes

b. 2 September 1919, d. 10 January 1964

Cornelius Leon Barnes, 1919-1964
  • Cornelius Leon Barnes was born on 2 September 1919 in Houston Heights, Harris County, Texas, at 724 West 22nd Avenue.
  • Carl Barnes and Maxey Baldtrip appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Houston, Harris County, Texas, at 724 West 22nd Avenue. Other members of the household included Cornelius Leon Barnes, Timothy Benjamin Barnes, Titus Sinclair Barnes and Thomas Jean Barnes.
  • Carl Barnes and Maxey Baldtrip appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Houston, Harris County, Texas, at 2121 Nashua Street. Other members of the household included Cornelius Leon Barnes, Timothy Benjamin Barnes, Titus Sinclair Barnes and Thomas Jean Barnes.
  • A photographic portrait was made about 1932 of the children of Carl and Maxey Barnes.
  • He was a barber, according to the 1940 census.
  • He married Ruth Earline Marshall, daughter of Will Marshall and Irene Coleman.
  • He officially witnessed the death of Ruth Earline Marshall on 4 March 1944 at Hermann Hospital in Houston, Harris County, Texas.
  • Cornelius Leon Barnes became a widower at the 4 March 1944 death of his wife Ruth Earline Marshall.
  • He enlisted as a private in the US Army at Fort Sam Houston on 1 May 1944, in Bexar County, Texas. At the time of his enlistment he was a widower with dependents.
  • Cornelius Leon Barnes died on 10 January 1964 at age 44 in Houston, Harris County, Texas, at 1919 Goliad at his residence. . His death was officially witnessed by Maxey Baldtrip.
  • He was buried at Oak Park (now Golden Gate) Cemetery in Houston, Harris County, Texas.
  • Last Edited: 16 Jan 2014

Family: Ruth Earline Marshall b. 17 September 1920, d. 4 March 1944