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273. Eliza Isabel "Belle" BROWN was born on 24 April 1862 in Rocky Comfort, McDonald County, Missouri.80,109,195 She died on 21 July 1934 at the age of 72 in Rocky Comfort, McDonald County, Missouri.80,195

McDonald Co Marriage Book 2: BROWN, Eliza Isabel, BARNETT Berry C., Mar 2, 1879, John R. Brown, JP [There appears to be a possibility of transcription errors.] Belle was married by her brother.

1880 Census. Richwood Twp, McDonald, MO
Bevley C. Barnet, 24, b. KY
E. Isabelle, wife, age 18, b. MO, father b. KY, mother b. IL

1900 Census. Richwood Twp, McDonald, MO, Hh 44
Bevly C. Barnett, b. Jan 1856, age 44, married 21 years, b. MO, parents b. KY
Eliza I, wife, b. Apr 1862, 38, 7 children - 5 are living, b. MO
George R., son, b. Feb 1883, 17
Grover Lee, son, b. Aug 1895, 14
Dennia A., son, b. Nov 1881, age 8
Rosa, dau, b. Dec 1898, age 1
Cora Gennings, Servant, b. Nov 1886, age 13
Munroe Davidson, Boarder, b. Aug 1879, 21, farm labor

1910 Census. Richwood Twp, McDonald, MO, Hh 60
John H. Carter, 50, married twice, this time for 4 years, Driver for Livery barn
Eliza I., wife, 47, 8 children - 6 are living
Hurley C. Carter, son, 3
Rosa E. Barnett, step-daughter, 12
Dennie A. Barnett, stepson, 18

In spite of the fact she is said to have married B. A. Jones in 1918, in 1920, she was living alone in Noel, Elk River Twp, McDonald Co, MO, Hh 34. Eliza I. Barnett, Age 57, widowed.

In 1930, she is listed in Rocky Comfort, McDonald Co, Hh 31, Eliza Burnett, age 67, widow, Divorced. Married the first time at age 67.

Buried in the Chitwood Cemetery. Funeral services at the M.E. Church by Rev. C. F. Siler.
Her obituary is a puzzle is that it lists her name as Miss Elizabeth Isabelle Brown. States that her husband and two sons preceded her in death. [Later information about five marriages reveals why she might have been listed with her maiden name. Her grave marker is E. I. Barnett.)

Obituary, Wheaton, Barry Co newspaper
Miss Elizabeth Isabelle Brown was born April 24, 1862 at Rocky Comfort and departed this life July 19, 1934 at her home in Rocky Comfort after a short illness. She was 72 years old at the time of her death.
On March 7, 1879 she was married to B. C. Barnett. To this union were born seven children of whom the following survive: Mrs. Mary Atkinson, George Barnett, Grover Barnett, Den Barnett and Mrs. Rosa Crowe. Her husband and two sons preceded her in death.
Many years ago she was converted and united with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Bethlehem.
Funeral services were conducted at the M. E. Church in Rocky Comfort by Rev. C. F. Siler and burial made in the Chitwood Cemetery under the direction of Pogue's Funeral Home.
Card of Thanks
We wish to express our appreciation for the many thoughtful kindnesses of our friends and relatives who so graciously aided and comforted us during our bereavement occasioned by the passing of our dear mother. Especially do we thank Rev. C. F. Siler for his comforting words and Dr. D. N. Dabbs for his thoughtful kindness and visits and Dr. Claude McDonald for his tender helpfulness. The Family.


Eliza Isabel "Belle" BROWN and Bevly Clark BARNETT were married on 7 March 1879 in McDonald County, Missouri.80,195 Bevly Clark BARNETT, son of Dennis Durham BARNETT and Mary E. T. WOOD, was born on 6 January 1856 in Lawrence County, Missouri.109,195 He died on 14 June 1904 at the age of 48 in Rocky Comfort, McDonald County, Missouri.195 He was buried in Chitwood Cemetery, Wheaton, Barry County, Missouri.

1860 Census. Green Twp, Lawrence Co, MO
David Barnett, 44, Carrier, b. KY. Mary, 36, b. KY
Born in Kentucky: Martha 13. King 11. Missouri, 9.
Born in MO: Clemand, 7, male. Bevly, 5. G. W. age 3. Louise, 2 months.
Judah Woods, age 67, b. VA

1870 Census. Shoal Creek, Barry Co, MO, P.O. Cassville
D. D. Barnett, 56.
Mary E., 45
Clement D., 17. Beverly C., 14. Geo. W., 12. Lucy E., 10. John L., 8. Arazona B. age 5, female

[Have seen the name as "Beverly" but it is Bevly in the Court records of McDonald County and his descendants spell this way.]

Buried in Chitwood Cemetery

Eliza Isabel "Belle" BROWN and Bevly Clark BARNETT had the following children:

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Mary Pina BARNETT105 was born on 10 April 1881 in McDonald County, Missouri.80 She died on 29 May 1976 at the age of 95 in Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas.80

Married name was Atkinson.

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George Reed BARNETT105 was born on 24 February 1883 in McDonald County, Missouri.80 He died on 14 July 1962 at the age of 79 in Monett, Barry County, Missouri.80

1910 Census. Richwood Twp, McDonald Co, MO
George Barnett, 27
Julia, 28
Everett, 2.

12 Sep 1918 World War I Draft Registration
George Reed Barnett was living at 117, Rt 2, Rocky Comfort, McDonald Co, MO. He was 35, born 24 Feb 1883 and was a farmer. Julia Barnett of Rocky Comfort was his nearest relative. Medium height and build, gray eyes, brown hair.


1920 Census. Richwood Twp, McDonald Co, Mo
George R. Barnett, 36
Julia A., 35
Everett, 12
Noah Payne, age 25, brother-in-law

1930 Census. Richwood Twp, McDonald, MO, Hh 60
George Barnett, 47, married at age 21
Julia, wife, 49, married at 23
Evert, son, divorced, age 19

1940 Census. Richwood Twp, McDonald, MO, Hh 106
lived in same place in 1935
George R. Barentt, age 57.
Julia A., wife, 59.

Buried Rocky Comfort Cemetery, Newton Co, MO, with Julia.

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Grover Lee BARNETT105 was born on 26 August 1885 in McDonald County, Missouri.80 He died on 30 May 1966 at the age of 80 in Rocky Comfort, McDonald County, Missouri.80 He was buried in Chitwood Cemetery, Wheaton, Barry County, Missouri.

1910 Census. Richwood Twp, McDonald, MO
Grover L. Barnett, 24, married once for 3 years
Lizzie, 21, wife, 2 children
Ivan Barnett, 2
Infant, son, age 1 month

12 Sep 1918 World War I Draft Registration
Grover Lee Barnett, lived in Rocky Comfort, McDonald Co, MO. He was age33, born 20 Aug 1885. Farmer, Elizabeth Jones of Noel, MO, was his nearest relative. Medium height and build, blue eyes, brown hair

1920 Census. Richwood Twp, McDonald, MO, Hh 172
Grover L. Barnett, 34, Divorced, farmer

1930 Census. Richwood Twp, McDonald, MO, Hh 22
Grover Barnett, age 44, divorced, was age 22 at first marriage, b. MO, parents b. MO

1940 Census. Richwood Twp, McDonald, MO, Hh 139
Highway 44 - lived in same house in 1935
Grover L. Barnett, 54, widowed, b. MO, farmer

Joplin Globe, Thursday 2 Jun 1966; published Joplin, Missouri.
Grover Barnett.
Wheaton, MO. Grover Lee Barnett, 80 years old, died at 9:45 o'clock Tuesday night in a Stella rest home where he had been a patient for one year.
Born August 26, 1885, in McDonald county, he had lived in the area most of his life. He had farmed near Rocky Comfort until his retirement nearly five years ago.
Surviving are three sons, Dr. Floyd Barnett, Paris, Mo., Audie Barnett, Hannibal, and Ivan Barnett, Washington; a daughter Mrs. Fern Leathers of Pittsburg, Calif.; a brother, D. A. Barnett, Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Rosa Breazelle, Augusta, Kan., and Mrs. Mary Sappington, Hot Springs, Ark; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday (DST) at the Pogue chapel with the Rev. Eddie Bowman officiating. Burial will be in the Chitwood cemetery south of Wheaton.

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Charles Leonard BARNETT105 was born on 10 July 1888 in McDonald County, Missouri.80 He died on 6 July 1890 at the age of 1 in Rocky Comfort, McDonald County, Missouri.80,105 He was buried in Chitwood Cemetery, Wheaton, Barry County, Missouri.

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James Monroe BARNETT105 was born on 1 February 1890 in McDonald County, Missouri.80 He died on 3 February 1890 at the age of 0.80,105

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Dennia Alvin "Den" BARNETT105 was born on 5 November 1891 in McDonald County, Missouri.80 He died on 11 January 1978 at the age of 86 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri.80 He was buried in Eastlawn Cemetery, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri.

[Father-in-law of Paul Barker]

World War I Draft Registration, 5 Jun 1917
Dennie Alvin Barnett, age 25, living in Rocky Comfort, MO. He was born in Rocky Comfort, 5 Nov 1891. He is doing Farm Labor for O. C. Goostree. Single. No dependants. Medium height, stout build, brown eyes and hair. He has had one toe shot off.

1926 Springfield City Directory
Dennia A. Barnett (Erma G) clk PO home: 2047 N. Weller Ave

1930 Census. Springfield, Greene Co, MO
Dennia A. Barnett, 38, Clerk, Post Office
Erma G., wife, 30
George A., son, 6
John N., son, 4
Della M., 2 (Della Mae Barnett Barker)
Earnestine M. Wilson, age 13, stepdaughter

1940 Census. Springfield, Greene, MO, Hh 96
Lived at 412 Calhoun St - Lived in same place in 1935
Dennia Barnett, 48, Clerk, Post Office
Erma, wife, 40
George, son, 16
John, son, 14
Della Mae, dau, age 12

1955 City Directory, Springfield, Greene County, MO
Barnett, Dennis A., (Erma G), clk, PO. home: 1342 N. Clay Av

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Rosa Emma BARNETT105 was born on 20 December 1896 in McDonald County, Missouri.80 She died on 29 April 1970 at the age of 73 in Augusta, Butler County, Kansas.80

Married name was Crowe.

Eliza Isabel "Belle" BROWN and John H. CARTER were married on 25 May 1905.80 John H. CARTER was born in 1860 in Missouri. 1910 McDonald Co MO Census; Richwood Twp, p.145a & b. John H. Carter, age 50, married twice, 4 years to Eliza. He was born in MO. Living with them was son Hurley, age 3, and Eliza's daughter Rosa age 12 and son Dennia A., age 18.

Eliza Isabel "Belle" BROWN and John H. CARTER had the following children:

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Hurley CARTER was born on 23 June 1906 in McDonald County, Missouri.127 He died on 9 January 1916 at the age of 9 in McDonald County, Missouri.127 He was buried in Chitwood Cemetery, Wheaton, Barry County, Missouri.

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[Son] CARTER was born (date unknown).

Paul Barker said there was another son of Belle's and John Carter that grew up and spent his life in McDonald Co.

Eliza Isabel "Belle" BROWN and B. A. JONES were married on 20 July 1918.199 B. A. JONES was born (date unknown).

Eliza Isabel "Belle" BROWN and W. T. GOOSETREE were married on 13 April 1929.80 W. T. GOOSETREE was born (date unknown).

In 1920 there was a William T. Goosetree living in Franklin Twp, Newton Co, MO. In was in household 10, age 63, with wife Dysie E., age 59, both born in Missouri. I didn't find him in 1930 anywhere. Perhaps he died soon after the marriage to Eliza Isabel.

Eliza Isabel "Belle" BROWN and Charley H. JOHNSON were married on 19 October 1930.200 Charley H. JOHNSON was born in 1870 in Missouri.

In 1930, Charley H. Johnson, was living with his son Joe, Cyclone Township, McDonald Co, MO. He was age 60, divorced, married the first time at age 17, b. MO.

FindAGrave, Memorial #123682431, lists a Charles H. Johnson who was buried Owsley Union Cemetery, Longview, McDonald Co, in 1944. States he had married "Della Brummet" - could well have been his first marriage - he was born in 1868.