A Genealogy of the Barnum, Barnam and Barnham Family

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A One-Name Study for the BARNUM/BARNHAM Surname

Notes for Jehiel BARNUM

Jehiel's surname is shown as Beeman in Kent Vital Records.

The following entry concerning Jehiel appears in the 1828-1832 ledger of James Barton, Blacksmith, Ferrisburg Hollow, Addison County, Vermont:
Page 91; Under the account of Henry Dean [probably a relation of Jehiel's brother-in-law Franklin Dean]:
May 22, 1832. To mend dog By J. Barnam $0.13

In the 1850 US Census for Burke, Franklin County, New York the family of Jehiel Barnum appears as follows:
Dwelling #445; Family #474
Jehial Barnum, 73, M, Farmer, Real property $600, b. Connecticut
Hannah Barnum, 68, F, b. Massachusetts
He is buried in what is variously called the Barnum, Wright or Hawks Hollow Cemetery, in Burke, Franklin County, New York. It is located at the intersection of Route 11 and Route 122, approximately 300 feet from the road, and on a knoll. There is a Masonic emblem on his gravestone.


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