William Barnett

William Barnett

William Barnett (photo courtesy of Kate Ruckman)

 William (Will) Barnett was born 29 May 1894 in Parker County, Texas. He was the youngest son of James M. and Mattie A. (Kelly) Barnett. In his WWI draft registration he was described as tall with a slender build, brown eyes and light brown hair. He worked as a bookkeeper for an insurance firm, a clerk at a lumber yard, and a bank cashier. He was named as executor in his father’s will and handled the paperwork after the death of both of his parents. He married Dorothy Ribble on 23 Jul 1926 in Parker County, Texas. They were the parents of one son, James Thomas Barnett (b. 1928). His wife, Dorothy, died 9 Sep 1955 in Parker County, Texas. Sometime around 1957, Will remarried to Edith Knight (1896 – 1970). Will died in Parker County, Texas on 10 Oct 1973 at the age of 79. He was buried in East Greenwood Cemetery in Parker County, Texas.

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4 comments on “William Barnett

  1. MIGUEL A BARNETT says:

    VIVO EN MEXICO Y LLEVO EL APELLIDO BARNETT QUISIERA SABER MAS A CERCA DE PLANCHAS DE PLATA Y SOBRE WILLIAM BARNETT DE 1800 CONOSCO MUY POCO A CERCA DEL ARBOL GENEALOGICO

    • Maria Garcia says:

      Hola,

      Me llamo Maria y, mi great great great grandfather fue William Barnett. El vivio en Mexico (Sonora y Arizona) en los 1800’s, era de Englatera y se caso con una senora de Sinaloa. Si eres parte de la familia me puedes e-mail a nycbost@yahoo.com. para comparar informacion.

      – Maria

  2. Diana Barnett says:

    Buenas Tardes, great great great great grandfather fue William Barnett.Vivo en Sonora y hace poco me entere de q ubo una convencion en peñasco, para conocer a la mayoria de los Barnett. creo que me entere tarde…
    Saludos Diana

    • vycurry says:

      I’m sorry, but I have no record of any of my Barnett family living in Mexico. It must be a different family.

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