Patrick Barnum

AncientFaces Member since Aug 04, 2015

About: Patrick Barnum is the webmaster of the website "Barnum Family Genealogy" [[external link]] and the compiler and editor of Barnum Genealogy: 650 Years of Family History (Boston: Higginson Book Company, 2006) and Barnum Genealogy 2nd edition (Boston: Higginson Book Company, 2011).

Researching: Black, Holmes, Whaley, Pruitt, Barnum, Mcabee, Dinwiddie, Garrity

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John Wesley Dinwiddie (1820-1905) and his wife Elizabeth Monette Smith (1822-1899), photographed in Chehalis, Washington, about 1895.
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Albert David Whaley (1852-1929), Miranda Irene "Rene" (Dinwiddie) Whaley (1863-1921) and Maude Louella Whaley (1882-1937). Photo taken in Clyde Kansas in 1883.
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William Barnham, Mayor of Norwich: William was a hosier, served as Alderman for the South Conisford Ward, Norwich in 1688, and was at one time Mayor of Norwich.
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Alice Barnham and her sons Martin and Stephen: This group portrait, oil on panel, dated 1557 and long mislabeled "Lady Ingram and Her Two Boys Martin and Stephen" has now been shown to be a portrait of Alice Barnham and her two oldest sons. In the portrait, she is dressed in expensive but not lavish clothing. She wears a dark gown lined with fur and trimmed at the neck and wrists with lace. On her head she wears what was known as a French hood, or coif. Above the head of each boy is a plaque giving his date and time of birth: Martin was born at 9 o'clock in the morning on March 26, 1548, and Steven was born at 10 o'clock at night on July 21, 1549. Above Alice's head is a similar plaque which also gives her date of birth: September 30, 1523. However, it also reads "Tornid/fro that I was unto that/ye se A. Dni 1557" ("Turned from that I was into that you see, Ano Domini 1557"). This seems to indicate that in or before 1557, the date of the picture, her status changed in some way. The notable absence of the boys' father from the portrait suggests to some that perhaps he had been forced into hiding or even into exile because of his religious beliefs, and that Alice had become the head of the family in his place. However, Sir Francis was very much alive at the time and living in London. Thus, some other reason must be supposed for his absence from the family portrait.
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Patrick Barnum Some written and online genealogies still call him “Thomas Earl Barnum” (suggesting a connection to English minor nobility) although no accurate, verifiable source documentation has been found to support that usage. Research suggests that the difficulty likely arose over 60 years ago with an erroneous posting to the Ancestral File of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Accordingly, most genealogies now refer to him as simply Thomas Barnum. Some, however, do call him Thomas Barnum, Sr., since he had a son who was also named Thomas (1663-1730).
Aug 07, 2013 · posted to the person Thomas Barnum
Patrick Barnum Fotografia Barnum was a photography studio located in Monza, Italy. It specialized in cabinet cards. The Cabinet card was the style of photograph which was universally adopted for photographic portraiture in 1870. It consisted of a thin photograph that was generally mounted on cards measuring 4¼ by 6½ inches. The last cabinet cards were produced in the early 1920s.
Oct 06, 2011 · posted to the photo Fotografia Barnum