Kit Carson County, Colorado

COGenWeb Logo

Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Marvin Barnett, Thomas V. and Susie (Hougland) Barnett, 6 South 50 West

In 1860 Marion County, Missouri, Morgan Bennett is 30, farming, born in Missouri, with Eliza 19 born in Kentuky. Emma 12 was born in Missouri, Morgan's sister Juliet 34 in Missouri, and his brother Gadsden 41 in Kentucky.

(Emma was in Shelby County in 1900, 52, with Cyrenus Scratch 60. Her widowed daughter Allia 31 is with them, including her son Lee Smach 5.
Lee is in Yuma County Colorado in 1910, a farm laborer, 19, with Joseph 61 and Lydia E. Smock 52.
Joseph died in Yuma County in 1922.)

In 1880 Shelby County, Missouri, Morgan Barnett is 53, born in Missouri, farming, Jennie 39 in Kentucky. Emmett is 16, John 14, Eugene 12, Marvin 9, and Thomas V. 6, all kids born in Missouri.

May 18, 1898 Shelbyville, Missouri "Mrs. Morgan Barnett, who lived north of Bethel, and who had been sick for several months, died last Saturday morning at 1:30. Funeral and burial took place at Shiloh Baptist Church at 2 p. m last Monday, conducted by Rev. Smith of Oakland church.
July 20, 1898 "Mrs. Eliza Virginia Barnett, aged 57 years, 5 months and 1 day. Deceased was born in Mason county, Kentucky, and moved with her parents to Missouri in 1852; was married to Morgan Barnett Nov. 24, 1859. She was the mother of 6 children, 1 daughter and 5 sons ; the daughter and two sons preceeded her over the silent river to the shadowless shore. She had been a member of tbe Metbodist church, Shiloh, for more than 30 years. She will be missed as mother, neighbor, friend. She suffered much and long"


Marvin is living with his cousin John (son of Seneca and Mary Jane) in 1900 Shelby County, a farm laborer.

In 1910 Kit Carson County, Marvin is 34, single, farming, and next household is Chester Barnett 26 born in Missouri. Chester is almost certainly a nephew.

Marvin claimed a quarter in section 13, 6S 50W in 1912.

In 1940 Kit Carson County, Thomas V. is widowed, 66, and his brother Marvin 69 is living with them, single.

Marvin 1870-1957 is buried in Flagler # 13485274.


Thomas Victor Barnett was born February 11, 1874 in Bethel, Shelby County, to Morgan Barnett and Virginia McGlasson.

In 1900 Shelby County, Thomas is farming, born Feb 1874 , just married to Susan L. July 1869, living with father Morgan October 1829. Chester - Morgan's grandson born June 1883 in Mis with them. all four born in Missouri.

Thomas claimed a quarter in section 1, 6S 50W in 1914.

Thomas 1874-1944 is buried in Flagler # 13485288, with Susie L. (Hougland) Barnett 1868-1929.

Leslie Culpin of Marion County and Ella May Barnett of Shelby County, married in Knox County on Deember 20, 1878.

The Emmet E. Barnett buried in Shiloh, Shelby County, Missouri was the son of a Culpin, per his death certificate. SO he waas the on e in 1880 Shelby County, 1, with father Leslie M.Culpin and Ella W. 19.

One researcher wrote "They had two children, Emmett born in 1880 and Lee J. Ella died and Leslie moved south and remarried. "

Return to Family Index

This page is maintained by M.D. Monk.