17 April 2012

Obituary - Emerson Barnum

Emerson Barnum's grandson, Ray Barnum (son of James C.), married my aunt.

Flint [Michigan] Journal, published on April 17, 1942:

BARNUM--Emerson Barnum, 3067 Flushing Rd., age 79, died Friday, April 17, 1942, at Hurley hospital.  Funeral will be held at 3 p.m., Monday, April 20, 1942, at the Brown Funeral Home, H. W. Colenso officiating.  Burial in Flint Memorial Park*.  Remains will be at the Brown Funeral Home, 1616 Davison Rd.  Surviving are:  Wife, Minnie; 4 sons, Ben of Bancroft, William of Mr. [sic] Morris, James of Flushing, Emerson, jr., of Flint; 3 daughters, Mrs. Melvia Corrivau and Mrs. Ida Mae Cross, both of Flint, and Mrs. Irene Allen of Clio; 12 grandchildren; 4 sisters, Mrs. Clara Wilds [sic?], Mrs. Lillian Keller, both of Linden; Mrs. Ada Western of Flushing, Mrs. Mae Vincent of West Branch; 4 great-grandchildren.

*Montrose Cemetery according to FindAGrave

United States Census, 1930

event place: Flint, Genesee, Michigan
Household Gender Age
  Emerson Barnum M 67
spouse Minnie Barnum F 40
child Irene Allen F 39
child Emerson Barnurm M 19

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