Laban Barnes was born 1847 in Waratah, New South Wales, Australia to James Barnes (1815-1897) and Jemima Stokes (1819-1905) and died 9 July 1934 Greta, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes.

His second marriage was bigamous.

NOTICE.—I will not be responsible for any DEBTS contracted by, or for any GOODS supplied to, my WIFE, MARY ANN BARNES, after this date, without my written authority, she having left her home without any cause whatever.
North Waratah. November 11th, 1881.

Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate, 15 November 1881, page 3

IF my wife, MARY ANN BARNES, does not return to me within one month from this date I shall get married again. (Signed) LABAN BARNES, North Waratah, Dec. 1, 1886. Evening News please copy.

Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate, 4 December 1886, page 6

Buried in the same grave as his step-daughter Ada Ellen Chant.


Offspring of Laban Barnes and Mari Anne Bacon (1854-1937)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Emily Ada A Barnes (1873-1926) 27 December 1873 Dungog, New South Wales, Australia 1 March 1926 Brighton, Victoria, Australia William George Munro (1864-1924)


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Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: V18472633 32A/1847
₪ Wedding
  • BDM Index ref for marriage: 3985/1876
2 Wedding 2
  • BDM Index ref for marriage: 6722/1887
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 14993/1934
§ Remains