A One-Name Study
for the BARNUM/BARNHAM Surname
Notes for Ezra Castle BARNUM
The Barnum Family, 1517-1904 shows Ezra Barnum and his children Rollo and Agnes both here and also as descendants of Clifton Greeley Barnum (1830-1863).
Ezra C. Barnum. "Biographical Sketches," Vol 1, A-K [Book found at Carnegie Library, Charlotte, MI]. Ezra C. Barnum--Senator 1895-6 and 1897-8 from the 29th District, composed of the counties of Alpena, Cheboygan, Emmet, Otsego, Presque Isle & Montmorency, was born in Castleton Twp., Barry County, Michigan, March 8, 1850. His primary education was spent in the district school, supplemented by a three year course at Olivet College. He then entered the law department of the University of Michigan, and on his graduation from there in 1876 engaged in the practice of his profession at Hastings, Michigan. In 1879 he moved to Petoskey, where he engaged in the practice of his profession and the real estate and insurance business. In politics a Republican, he held the office of Township Clerk, Justice of the Peace, Village Attorney of Petoskey and the Circuit Court Commissioner for Emmet County. Ezra Barnum's Biography, Hastings, Barry County, Michigan. Copyright © 1998 by Debra Eddy. This copy contributed for use in the USGenWeb Archives. USGenWeb Notice: In keeping with our policy of providing free information on the Internet, data may be freely used by non-commercial entities, as long as this message remains on all copied material. These electronic pages may not be reproduced in any format for profit or presentation by other organizations.
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