Cause of his death was Cirrhosis of the Liver.
The 1870 Federal Census for Mitchells Township, Bertie Co., North Carolina, Colerain P. O., page 212B, dated July 11, 1870 records Thomas Barnes (52 - VA) with his wife Parthenry Barnes (52 - VA) and children Jesse Barnes (21 - NC), Julia A. Barnes (19 - NC) and Thomas Barnes (13 - NC).
North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1975
Jesse married Virginia C. Doughtie, daughter of Nathaniel Doughtie and Sarah J. Baker, circa 1874 in North Carolina. (Virginia C. Doughtie was born on 14 May 1847 in Gates Co., N.C. and died on 4 Sep 1930 in Harrellsville, Hertford Co., N. C..) The cause of her death was Chronic Diarrhea.