Doris, this information is courtesy of Eugene Jackson who is now deceased. Several of the Karnes descendents came to Caddo county in Oklahoma from Missouri.
JOHN WESLEY KARNES was born 13 Feb 1852 in Knoxville, Tn. He was the son of Henry Karnes Jr. and Jamina Conner. He married 13 Aug 1873 Martha Ann Mitchell. He died 30 May 1944 in Edgar Springs, Phelps co., Mo. and is buried in the Mitchell cemetery, Phelps co., Mo.
MARTHA ANN MITCHELL was born 18 Oct 1850 in Tn. She died 23 Jul 1920 and is buried in the Mitchell cemetery, Phelps co., Mo.
children: 1. JOSEPH L. KARNES was born 11 Jun 1875 in Mo., died 14 Feb 1954 and is buried in the Mitchell cemetery, Phelps co., Mo. Married @ 1895 Martha E. who was born 15 Feb 1876 in Tn and died 23 Mar 1934. She is buried in the Mitchell cemetery.
children of Joseph L. and Martha E. Karnes i.Anna L. Karnes b Jun 1894 ii.Eddie F. Karnes b Apr 1898 iii.Martha J. Karnes b @1901 iv.John L. Karnes b 29 Oct 1903 d 31 Dec 1945 v.Jessie L. Karnes b @1909 vi.Robert P. Karnesb 1912d 1979 vii.Joseph R. Karnesb 1916 viii. James W. Karnesb 1920
2. ELIZA JANE KARNES was born 04 Jun 1872 in Edgar Springs, Phelps co., Mo. and died 31 Dec 1937. She was buried in the Mitchell cemetery in Phelps co., Mo. She married William Henry Mace 22 May 1890 in Phelps co., Mo.
children of Eliza Jane Karnes and Wm. Henry Mace: i.Alpha Mae Maceb Aug 1891d 04 Apr 1990 ii.John Alphus Maceb Oct 1894 iii.William A. 'Bill' 'Willie' Maceb 25 Sep 1899 d 07 Oct 1993 iv.Wilford Lee Maceb 1905
3. EMMA LEE KARNES was born 21 Oct 1879 in Mo. She died 18 Jul 1951 and is buried in the Mitchell cemetery, Phelps co., Mo. She married @1900Frances Marion Hall.
children of Emma Lee Karnes and Frances Marion Hall: i.Etta Mae Hallb 09 May 1901d 10 Apr 1974 ii. Joseph Raymond 'Ray' Hallb 01 Mar 1908d 10 Feb 1977
HENRY (Heinrich) KARNES jr. was born 1821 in Tn to Henry Karnes Sr. and Betsy Stock. He died 18 Jun 1877 and is buried in the Newport cemetery, Phelps co., Mo. He married 04 Apr 1844 in Knox County, Tn. Jamina Conner.
children of Henry Karnes jr. and Jamina Conner: i.Susan Jett Karnesb 20 Jan 1845d 28 Nov 1910 ii.Eli Karnesb Jul 1846d 1925 iii.Henry Karnes IIIb Jun 1851d 1913 iv.John Wesley Karnesb 13 Feb 1852d 30 May 1944 v.Lewis Gabe Karnesb 13 Nov 1852d 28 Apr 1932 vi.Margery Ellen Karnesb 03 Dec 1849d 22 Jan 1946 vii.Philip Calvin 'Callie' Karnes b 16 Oct 1858d 29 Jun 1931 viii.Sarah Ann Karnesb 15 Jun 1858d 29 Sep 1920 ix.Hettie 'Hett' Karnesb 1865 x.Mary Elizabeth Karnesb 06 May 1867d 23 Mar 1939
HENRY KARNES Sr. 16 Dec 1781 in Botetcourt co. Va. to Michael Karnes Sr. and Anna Catherine UNK. He died Nov 1855 in Knox co. Tn. He married 17 May 1810 in Knox co., Tn. BETSEY STOCK.
children of Henry Karnes Sr. and Betsey Stock: i.Philip Karnesb 1810d 1867 ii.Henry Karnes(above) iii.Michael Karnesb 1820 iv.Harris Karnesb 1815d 1899 v.Hetty Karnesb 1821 vi.Enos Karnesb 1822 vii.Elizabeth Karnesb 1823 viii. Unnamed Karnes ix.Alcy Karnesb 1826d 1861 x.Sarah Karnesb 1827