Charles Bird Barnes


Personal and Family Information

Charles was born on 8 JUL 1874 in Pulaski County, Iowa, the son of William Barnes and Elizabeth Mills.

He died on 3 SEP 1943 in Tulsa County, Oklahoma.

He had two marriages/partners. His first wife was Edith Marie Hokanson, who he married on 29 OCT 1910 in Meriden, Jefferson County, Kansas. Their nine known children were Nina May (1911-1984), Ina (1911-?), Elsie Mable Irene (1913-1944), Charles Bert (1915-1945), Hazel Laverne (1919-?), Vernon (1919-?), Jack (1921-1922), Edith Delores (1924-?) and Malcom Leon (c1926-1948).

His second wife was UNKNOWN. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their only known child was [Big] Clarence (c1908-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Charles Bird Barnes


William Barnes


Elizabeth Mills



Birth8 JUL 1874
Place: Pulaski County, Iowa
Death3 SEP 1943
Place: Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Place: Collinsville, Tulsa County, Oklahoma


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!Notes: Horse trader and had livery stable in Collinsville, KS. The KKK nearly ruined his business because he refused to join them.