A One-Name Study
for the BARNUM/BARNHAM Surname
Notes for Alida Elizabeth BENEDICT
Alida Benedict was the oldest daughter of this family group. In 1887, she produced an oil painting titled "The Old Barnum Homestead, Bethel, Connecticut." A reproduction of that painting was in the possession (1999) of Robert Troy. The reproduction was given to him by his mother, Avis E. (Elliot) (Storzbach) Troy [daughter of Sadie (Barnum) (Elliot) Moffet], and has names and dates written on the back, as follows: George Lee Barnum, deceased 1875; Nora Bell Koons, deceased 8/19/27; Sarah Elizabeth Moffet, deceased 5/29/54; Duren W. Moffet, deceased 1/7/47; Addie Bell Barnum Elliott, deceased 1943; Bertrand Andrew Barnum, deceased unknown; Louella Maude Casavant, 1885; George K. Barnum, 1889; Royal Charles Barnum, 1893; Fred Clifford Barnum, 1895; Kenneth Henry Barnum, 1899; Leon Farmer.
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