Merrida W WEBB Hiram WEBB John Wesley WEBB Hannah Elizabeth WEBB Jerry Cornelius AYERS William B BARNETT Cordelia WEBB Molton WEBB James Burton WEBB Bessie WEBB Wilson WEBB Walter WEBB Joseph WEBB Julia RANDOLPH Mini tree diagram
Martha Jane WEBB

Martha Jane WEBB1,2,3,4,4,5

18th Feb 18911,2,3,4,5 - 9th Jan 19743,4,4

Life History

18th Feb 1891

Born in Egypt, Yancey, North Carolina.1,2,3,4,5

2nd Aug 1908

Married Jerry Cornelius AYERS in Ramsey, Yancey, North Carolina.2

13th Jul 1930

Death of Jerry Cornelius AYERS in Rt 4, Campbello, Spartanburg, South Carolina.3,6,4

21st Aug 1949

Death of William B BARNETT in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina.4,7,6

9th Jan 1974

Died in Columbus, Polk, North Carolina.3,4,4

11th Jan 1974

Buried in Green Creek First Baptist Cemetery, Green Creek, Polk County, North Carolina.4,4

Other facts


Married William B BARNETT


  • 1900 Federal Census, Yancey County, North Carolina, 5 June, Egypt Townshp, District 124, page 3A-3B, Hse #53, Fam #56
    Webb, Meridith Head W M Jan 1862  38 Married 19 yrs NC NC NC Farmer Owns
    Webb, Julia Wife W F Nov 1863  36 Married 19 yrs 9 children/8 living NC NC NC
    Webb, Hiram Son W M Nov 1882  17 NC NC NC Farm Laborer
    Webb, John W Son W M Feb 1885  15 NC NC NC Farm Laborer
    Webb, Hanah Dau W F Feb 1887  13 NC NC NC
    Webb, Jane Dau W F Feb 1891  9 NC NC NC
    - page 3B -
    Webb, Cordelia Dau W F Feb 1893  7 NC NC NC
    Webb, Molton Son W M Feb 1895  5 NC NC NC
    Webb, James B Son W M Oct 1897  2 NC NC NC
    Webb, ----- Dau W M Feb 1900  3mos NC NC NC

    Martha Jane was the second wife of widower WIlliam B Barnette, who preceded her in death in 1949.  They married some time after 1910, when William was enumerated with his first wife Ida in Polk County, North Carolina.  A genealogy reports her as the wife of Jerry Cornelius Ayers, her second husband.  Her stepson Charlie Ayers is also reported in the followng genealogy.

    Jerry Cornelius Ayers
    Birth 4 Sept 1889 Yancey County, North Carolina
    Death 13 July 1930
    Parents Unknown
    Martha Jane Webb
    Birth 18 Feb 1891 Egypt, Yancey County, North Carolina
    Death 9 Jan 1974 Columbus, North Carolina
    Parents Unknown
    Son Charlie Ayers
    Birth 2-16-1910 Yancey County, North Carolina
    Death 3-28-1964
    --  Grimes Family Tree,

    Jane and her second husband were enumerated in the 1940 census in Campobello Township of Spartanburg County, South Carolina.  William's first wife Ida died in 1934.

    1940 Federal Census, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, 9 April, Campobello Township, District 42-22 Page 4A, Campobello Rt 1, Hse #55, Rents Farm $625
    Barnette, William B Head F W 68 Grade 1 b North Carolina Same house in 1935 [b abt 1872]
    Barnette, Jane Wife F W 54 Grade 7 b North Carolina same house [b abt 1886]
    Ayers, James Son M W 15 Single Grade 5 b North Carolina same house in 1935 Farmer [b abt 1925]
    Ayers, Glenn James Son M W 13 Single Grade 4 b North Carolina same house in 1935 [b abt 1927]
    Ayers, Nelson Son M W 11 Single Grade 3 b North Carolina same house in 1935 [b abt 1929]

    There are two memorials for Jane on Find a Grave, one for each married name.  The second one includes her obituary which fills in details of her family life and relationships.

    M Jane W Ayers
    Birth Feb 18, 1891
    Death Jan 9, 1974
    Merdie W Webb (1861 - 1934)
    Julia Randolph Webb (1863 - 1941)
    Spouse J. Columbus Ayers (1889 - 1930)
    Hiram Webb (1882 - 1966)
    John Wesley Webb (1885 - 1919)
    James Burton Webb (1897 - 1948)
    Burial Green Creek First Baptist Cemetery, Green Creek, Polk County, North Carolina
    Created by Leigh Compton Smith Aug 12, 2009
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #40610166,

    Jane Webb Barnette
    Birth 1892
    Death Jan. 9, 1974

    Original obituary appears in the Spartanburg Herald-Journal on Thursday, Jan 10, 1974, on page C2

    Landrum, SC - Jane Ayers Webb Barnette died 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 1974 in St. Luke's Hospital in Columbus, NC. Daughter of Meredith and Julie Randolph Webb and widow of Willie B. Barnette. Member of First Baptist Church of Landrum, SC. Twice married, first to the late Jerry Cornelius Ayers and second to Willie B. Barnette. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 1974 at Landrum First Baptist Church with interment in the Green Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Polk County, NC.  She was survived by: two daughters, five sons, two step-daughters, three step-sons, 35 grandchildren, 68 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was 82 years of age at her demise. (Obituary rewritten to conform to Findagrave Rules by Record Hunter.)

    Burial Green Creek First Baptist Cemetery, Green Creek, Polk County, North Carolina

    Created by Record Hunter Mar 28, 2015
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #144266833,


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