I will past the information on to my cousin. Here some information. My grandfather Claude E. Barnes was born in New Orleans in 1884. I don't know who his parents were but I know he had several brothers and sisters. My grandfather move to Wheeling W.Va and married Annie Scales from North Caroline. Annie had to Children by a previous marriages. One of those childrens James Barnes was my father. Later Claude and Annie Scales Had two children Eugene Barnes and Betty Barnes. It was Betty Barnes who married Kenneth J Paul. One of their Children Kenneth Paul Jr. is the one who is doing the research of the Paul Family. I hope you see the connection between the two families. I have been trying to located my grandfathers parents who was born somewhere in Lousiana, that how I found your message. Do you have any dates?