Mary Elizabeth "Polly Pop" Barnes

Female Abt 1814 - 1896


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  • Nickname  Polly Pop 
    Born  Abt 1814  Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  1896  Poplarville, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Poplarville Cemetery, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Father  Matthew Barnes,   b. 1790, Madison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lettice (Latice) Richardson,   b. 1789, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1866, Nancy, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family  John Farmer,   b. 1808, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1863, Poplarville, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  6 Oct 1835  Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • 1860: District 2, Pulaski Co., KY - PG 23
      John 47, Mary 45, Matthew 21, Elizabeth 20, William 18, Nancy 16, Lette 12, Henry 11, Thomas 7, Jasper 5, and Francis 3. All born KY.

      A son, John S., died young. Their daughter, Sarah Jane Farmer (Ping) was living next door with husband and 3 children.

      1870 Pulaski/Juggernaut: Mary, age 55 with son Matthew, 29 labeled idiotic and Nancy E. Thomas J, Lemanta J. Frances M. and John P.

      1880 Census Pulaski Co., Mary, age 66. Son, Matthew, 43 and daughter, Nancy Ellen, 34 with 2 grandchilden, Perry John, 12 (William and Tennessee Boyers son) and John Marion, (possibly son of Charles Jasper) age 5 in same residence.

      John died of typhoid fever and was the first person to be buried in Poplarville Cemetery. His parents and siblings were the first Farmers to live in Pulaski County. They moved from North Carolina.
    Children 
     1. Sarah Jane Farmer,   b. Abt 1835,   d. 1870, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Matthew Farmer,   b. 28 Nov 1837,   d. Aft 1900
     3. Elizabeth Ann (Betty) Farmer,   b. 22 Nov 1839, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1915, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Thomas Farmer,   b. 15 Feb 1841, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1921, Poplarville, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Nancy Ellen Farmer,   b. 10 Feb 1842, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Lettice Louisa (Lette) Farmer,   b. Jun 1847, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1905, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Henry Farmer,   b. 23 Jan 1850, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1928, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Thomas Jefferson Farmer,   b. 1 May 1853, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1942, Lesterville, Reynolds, MO Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Charles Jasper Farmer,   b. 10 Apr 1855, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1929, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Francis Marion Farmer,   b. 17 Mar 1857, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1931, Ferguson, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  20 Apr 2015 
    Family ID  F1179  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • See attached sources. [1, 2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S44] 1870 Pulaski Co., Ky Census.

    2. [S46] 1880 U. S. Census.