A Genealogy of the Barnum, Barnam and Barnham Family

Family Header

A One-Name Study for the BARNUM/BARNHAM Surname

Notes for Abram Goodsell BARNUM

The Genealogical Record of the Barnum Family calls him Abram Goodsall Barnum; The Barnum Family 1350-1907 calls him Abram Goodsel Barnum.

From the History of Hardin County, Iowa. Springfield, Ill: Union Publishing Company, 1883. Etna Township. Abraham G. Barnum is a prominent representative and a pioneer, who came to Hardin county and purchased his land in the fall of 1854, and settled on the same the following spring. Mr. Barnum is a son of Jabez and Anna L. Barnum, and he was born in Green county, N. Y., December 26, 1826. He removed with the family to Michigan where he resided until 1854, when he started out in search of a location, and thus came to Hardin county and purchased his present property. In 1860 Mr. Barnum married Miss Nancy Southard, daughter of Levi W. Southard. They have had twelve children, eleven of whom are now living -- H. W., Eugene G., Olive S., Edwin A., Elga, Jabez W., Clara, Margaret, Elbert S., Rosalie and Melinda.

US General Land Office Records, 1796-1907 about Abram G Barnum. Name: Abram G Barnum; Issue Date: 15 May 1855; State of Record: Iowa; Acres: 160; Accession Number: IA0690__.041; Metes and Bounds: No; Land Office: Fort Des Moines; Canceled: No; US Reservations: No; Mineral Reservations: No; Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566); Document Number: 7374; Legal Land Description: Section 14 Twp 89-N Range 19-W Meridian 5th PM Counties Hardin. By President Franklin Pierce.

A Research Guide to the Genealogy of the Barnum/Barnam/Barnham Family Worldwide




Click Here to AOpen AncientFaces.com

AncientFaces - Family History Photos

1998, 2022. The format of this website and all original statements and narrative included on it are copyrighted and all rights are reserved. Factual information may be freely quoted for use in private genealogical research when accompanied by a full source citation, including the date of acquisition. Click here to view the format of a citation for an Internet resource. The publication of large extracts from this site in any form requires prior written consent.


Page built by Gedpage Version 2.21 ©2009 on 12 August 2022