Al G. Barnes

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Al G. Barnes
Profession circus director
Personal details
Born 1862-09-01 Lobo, Canada West in Canada
Dead 1931-07-25 Indio, California in United States
Country United States

Title owner 1900-1925
Location at Al G. Barnes Circus in United States

Biography details

Alpheus George Barnes Stonehouse , circus director in United States

Born 1862-09-01 in Canada dead 1931-07-25 in United States .

Owner of 2 elephants

1: Black Diamond (owner from 1928 to 1929) 2: Tusko (Ned) (owner from 1921 to 1931)

1862: Barnes was born on September 1, 1862, in Lobo, Canada West, to Thomas S. Stonehouse (1826-1882) and Sarah Barnes (1825-1883).

1916: He then married Dollie Arminta Barlow and she filed for divorce in 1916.

1922: his divorce from Dollie Arminta was granted.

He then married Sarah Jane Hartigan and they had three children before they divorced. He lastly married Margaret Goldsboro.

1929: Sold his circus to American Circus Corporation in January, 1929.

1931: He died on July 25, 1931, in Indio, California. He had been ill for most of the past year with pneumonia.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). director Alpheus George Barnes Stonehouse in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 May 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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