Henry Walter CARNES s/o Joseph H. s/o James D. s/o Ruth CARNES d/o Hubbard CARNES.
1850 -Rabun Co., GA Census - Ruth Wilkinson, head of household w/Nancy M. & Armenda A., ages 24; Jas. C., age 21; John, age 17; Lemuel, age 15.
Marriage Book "C", 1850 - 1867, Rabun Co., GA, Bride Index
Ashley, MaryCarens, James D.01 Mar 185501Mar 1855J. M. Quillan, JP
1860 - GA, Rabun Co., Clayton P. O., p. 501, June 9th
CAINES, James D. - 29 - farmer - GA
Mary - 24SC
Ruthy R. - 4GA
Joseph H. - 2GA
Mary E. - 1GA
1862 - Tax Digest for Tiger, GA (Rabun Co.)
1863, Mar. 9, James D. Carnes accepts commission as 1st Lt. of 587th District GM & subscribes the oath attached thereto.
CARNES, J. D., Pvt. Co. F, 11th GA Cavalry, CSA
According to Marcia HAYES CARNES, a marker was erected by his sons in the Rabun Co. Cemetery, Clayton, GA: Enlisted for duration of war Pvt. May 25, 1864, Capt. Price's Co. (Rabun Gap Defenders).
1864 - GA Census Reorganizing GA Militia
CARNES, James D. - 37 yrs. 3 mos. - farmer - b: GA
1870 - Rabun Co., GA Census - 27 August
James Carnes -40 - Farmer - GA - farmer
Mary -35 - SC
Ruth Ann -14 - GA
Joseph -12 - GA - farm laborer
Logan -8 - GA
Sarah M. -6 - GA
James W. -4 - GA
Elizabeth -2 - GA
Ashley, Sarah,32 - SC (Sister to Mary?)
1880 - Federal Census, GA, Rabun Co., Persimmon, p. 56C
Mother Mary and family.
Lived on Wolf Fork Creek in Rabun Co., GA
1891 - One of his transactions reads in part:This indenture made & entered this the 6 day of Feb. 1891 between Joseph H. CARNES of the first part & state & county aforessaid & James B. POWELL of the same ___ of the second part witnesseth that the said Joseph H. CARNES of the first part has & in consideration of the sum of twenty two dollars $22.00 can in hand....
This was found at the bottom of one of Jeremiah BURTON'S deeds, and may be the same transaction sited below.Perhaps 1893 was the "recorded" date.gb
1893 - Rabun Co., GA Deed Index
CARNES, Joseph H. to/from James B. Powell - 130 acres, Lot 69, 2nd Dist. - Book "K", p.572