Delvee Family Association
The Descendants of Peter and Lucy (Town) Delva meeting together since 1886
First Name:  Last Name: 
[Advanced Search]  [Surnames]
Rollin Sanford Barnes

Rollin Sanford Barnes

Male 1947 - 2005  (58 years)

Personal Information    |    Media    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Rollin Sanford Barnes 
    Born 17 Feb 1947  Gardner, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Graduation 1965  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Ralph C. Marhar Regional High School 
    Military 1 Jul 1965 to 12 Dec 1968  [3, 6
    He joined the United States Air Force where he served for four years during the Vietnam Conflict. He was honorably discharged as a sergeant. He had flown 24 missions to Vietnam as a C-130 Cargo Loadmaster. 
    Residence 2005  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    History According to his obituary, "After his discharge, he worked at General Motors in Framingham for several years before enrolling at the U-Mass Stockbridge School of Agriculture, where he studied horticulture. For 30 years, he owned and operated his own very successful business, Barnes Gardening and Landscaping. This included caring for the Petersham Common and cemeteries with his beloved nephew Christopher Barnes. His whole life, he was active in church and town activities. He was a past Commander of the Petersham American Legion Post 415, as well as their Post Historian. He was proud of his compilation of letters home from Petersham Vets who served in WWII. He was an active member and former board member of the Petersham Curling Club. He was active in the V.F.W. Post 650 and Vietnam VETS of America. He was a former Petersham Selectman, former library trustee, a long time member of the Petersham Conservation commission, and Petersham Historic Commission. Roland enjoyed spending time with his wife, daughters, many relatives and wonderful friends who are too numerous to mention. He loved to travel, and had a strong interest in American History, and researching his family tree. He was a skilled craftsman who designed and constructed his own home and field stone barn.?  [3
    SSN 023-36-7634  [4
    Died 30 May 2005  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Cause: after a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer 
    Person ID I591  Delvee Family | Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Peter
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2018 

    Father Harold S. Barnes, Jr.,   b. 10 Dec 1913, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1969  (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Grace Effie Coolidge,   b. 4 Jan 1914, Southbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1999, Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F273  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jacqueline Marie Ralys 
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F383  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rexine Recoss 
    Children 
     1. Georgia Grace Barnes
     2. Katie Barnes
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F382  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Feb 1947 - Gardner, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGraduation - Address:
    Ralph C. Marhar Regional High School - 1965 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2005 - Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Roland Barnes
    0591
    Roland Barnes

  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Barnes, Grace. Miscellaneous Notes of Grace Barnes, (Petersham, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1996).

    2. [S91] Town Clerk of Petersham. Street List, Petersham, Mass - 1996, (Petersham, Massachusets: Town of Petersham, 1997).

    3. [S462] Obituary of Roland S. Barnes, (Athol, Massachusetts: Athol Daily News, 31 May 2005).

    4. [S911] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc).

    5. [S83] Social Security Death Benefit Records (SSDI), (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011).

    6. [S1040] U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).

    7. [S825] Massachusetts, Birth Index, 1860-1970, Department of Public Health, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).