A One-Name Study
for the BARNUM/BARNHAM Surname
Notes for Albert Lacarva BARNUM
Albert was born 4 November 1874 at Avon, Fulton County, IL. When 4 yrs old, he moved with his parents to Neola, Iowa; in 1885 they moved to Gordon, NE.
First, he married May Johnson on 14 September 1898 in Sheridan County, NE. His parents listed on the marriage certificate are L.W. Barnum and Celestia L. Bliss. May was born 1876 in Iowa, dau of John F. Johnson and Carrie Tow or Jow (looks like a J and crossed at the top like a T). May died 26 May 1904 and burial was in Fairview Cemetery at Rushville.
Second, Albert married Evelyn Kieffe on 3 March 1909 in Sheridan County (probably Rushville). His birth place is listed as Warren County, IL and parents are listed as L.W. Barnum and C.L. Bliss. Evelyn was the daughter of Michael O. Kieffe and Martha Jane Cunningham.
Albert died 22 January 1938 at the age of 63 yrs, 2 mo, 19 dys at the hospital in Rushville. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery at Rushville (cemetery record gives his death date as 24 January 1938) Evelyn died Monday, 17 December 1956 at Denver General Hospital, burial Fairview Cemetery at Rushville on Saturday 22 December. (Cemetery records give death date as 19 December).
He was buried in Fairview Cemetery.
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