Benjamin Green Barnes Jr. Family


Benjamin Green Barnes Jr. Family

Husband: Benjamin Green Barnes Jr.

Born: 14 Oct 1878at: , , Al
Married: 06 Dec 1900at: Home of J N Ozier
Died: 13 Sep 1947at: Pine Level, Montgomery Co, Al
Buried: at: Pine Level Methodist Church Cemetery, Montgomery Co, Al

Wife: Ella Bay Ozier

Born: 08 Oct 1882at: , , Al
Died: 15 Apr 1957at: Pine Level, Montgomery Co, Al
Buried: at: 
Father: James Uriah Ozier
Mother: Annie Susannah (Susan) Adams


Name: Earnest Clyde Barnes
Born: 15 Jul 1904at: , , Al
Died: 21 Sep 1906at: , Pike Co, Al
Buried: at: Salem Cemetery Pike County

Name: Lucius (Lucious) Edward Barnes
Born: 31 Jul 1907at: , , Al
Died: 18 Mar 1978at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Edna S Johnson  

Name: Ilda Mae (Ellamay) Barnes
Born: 08 Oct 1910at: , , Al
Died: 16 Jan 1996at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Cook James Henry Sr.  

Name: Eunice Marie Barnes
Born: Abt 1914at: , , Al
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Henry Fred Anderson  

Name: Minnie Ray Barnes
Born: Abt 1916at: , , Al
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Edward Smitty Davis  

Name: Tommie Jean Barnes
Born: 1920at: , , Al
Died: 22 Sep 1977at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Lillian Burkett  

More Information:

About Benjamin Green Barnes Jr.:

Name: Ben Green Barnes
Death date: 13 Sep 1947
Death place: Rural, Montgomery, Alabama
Gender: Male
Age at death: 68y
Estimated birth year: 1879
Spouse's name: Ella Ozier
Father's name: B. G. Barnes
Mother's name: Elizabeth Ellisor

Home in 1930: Porters, Montgomery, Alabama
B G Barnes 52
Ella Barnes 48
Ilda Barnes 19
Eunice Barnes 16
Minnie Barnes 13
Cecil Edwards 26

Home in 1910: Porters, Montgomery, Alabama
Ben G Barnes 31
Ella B Barnes 27
Tom B Barnes 8
Edward L Barnes 2
Elizabeth B Barnes 68

Benjamin youngest child of Benjamin and Elizabeth Barnes was only two weeks old when his father died in 1878. His mother raised her young family by farming and running a dry goods and feed store. Her widowed mother May Ann Ellisor was living with her in the 1880 census. Benjamin married Ella Bay Ozier on 12-6 -1900 at the home of her uncle J N Ozier. Ben and Ella raised thier 5 children in the Pine Level Community and Ella taught the Adult Sunday School Class of the Pine Level Methodist Church until Ben died in 1947. After Ben's death Ella moved to Montgomery and lived on Plum ST. Her brother Marvin lived one block away on Cherry St, Ella attended the Forest Ave. Methodist Church.

Benjamin was a farmer, took produce to Montgomery for sale and ran a store also raised cattle. He was a tall man with large ears. He carried a coin purse instead of a wallet, liked sugar on his tomatoes and always read the Bible every night before going to bed.

Ben and Ella had a large frame house with a long hallway down the middle. Their furniture was wicker in the parlor which included a hugh harpsocord piano. The front porch ran the width of the house and had two porch swings. No grass was allowed to grow in the yard and yards had to be swept with a stick broom in the same direction every Saturday. There was a brick wall approx. 3 feet high around the front yard. The road leading from their house to US 231 is BARNES ROAD.

Revised: 06-Jun-15  12:08 PM