Civil War Record:
Barnes, Morgan C., Pvt., Co. D, age 18, EN 6/26/63 and MI 6/26/63,
MO 7/27/64, Rome, GA, born Cleveland, NC, farmer.
Descendants of Morgan Cleveland Barnes
1 Morgan Cleveland Barnes b: September 30, 1844 in Cleveland, Rowan Co., NC. (Pvt. Co. D Ala. 1st Cav.) (aka: Morgin\Cleve) d: June 02, 1929 in Rara Avis, Itawamba Co., MS. Burial: Providence Cem., N. of Tremont, MS.
.. +Martha Adelia Beaver b: January 03, 1847 in SC. (aka: Mary and Marthey) m: December 20, 1868 in Itawamba Co., AL. (married 1866 one source) d: August 10, 1936 in Red Bay, Franklin Co., AL. (at dau. Ollie's home) Burial: Providence Cem., N. of Tremont, MS.
In about 1845, Morgan Cleveland Barnes left NC., with parents Miles Reeves and Margaret Lucretia (Ford) Barnes. They traveled two months by ox wagon to Marion County, Alabama at Shotts Mill on Bull Mountain Creek.
Morgan Cleveland Barnes:
In 1862, he joined the Union Army till 14 months, after peace was
declared. Later Joined the navy. After navy he worked for rail road in Centralia, Illinois, after a while he returned to his father Miles Reeves Barnes home in Alabama.
There he married Martha Beaver On Dec. 20, 1866, then became a literary teacher in public schools in Ala. After a course of time he moved to Rara Avis, Mississippi where he continued teaching for years.
Morgan was also a Letter Carrier for 17 yrs. resigning on count of old and feeble.
Was member of M.M. church and member of the Providence Masonic Lodge (#401) Itawamba County, Mississippi, practiced teachings on masonry.
Above input: Daughter Ollie (Barnes) Weatherford
Morgan is on p. 68b on the 1870 Marion Co., AL. census as M. C. Barnes and wife Mary .
Morgin C. Barnes is on the 1890 Sutton Township, Itawamba Co., MS., census.
Providence Cemetery, Itawamba Co., MS.
Martha A Beaver Barnes 1847 1936 d/o
+ m. 12/20/1866 Alabama
Morgan Cleveland Barnes "M C" 1844 1929 s/o Miles Reeves & Margaret Lucretia Ford Barnes
Clearance Barnes 2/17/1891 6/06/1904 s/o Morgan C & Martha A Beaver Barnes
Cecil Barnes 12/26/1924 10/23/1927 s/o Noonan Benton & Ree Barnes
Noonan Benton Barnes "Norman" 2/05/1888 6/30/1933 Morgan Cleveland & Martha A Beaver Barnes
1908 House Census of School Children
Itawamba Settlers, Summer 1908
Barnes, M.C. child: Cletus age 13 male
1912 Itawamba County, MS Census of School Age Children - Part 16
Cleatus 17 male
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