Constable Jeff Davis Barnes

Constable Jeff Davis Barnes

Bosque County Constable's Office - Precinct 5, Texas

End of Watch Friday, July 28, 1911

Jeff Davis Barnes

Constable Jeff Davis Barnes of the Fowler precinct, accidentally shot himself while cleaning his pistol, and died instantly.

J. D. Barnes was elected constable for Precinct 5 in Bosque County on November 8, 1910 and qualified on December 5, 1910. The 1900 census reported Barnes had a wife and five children. Barnes is buried in the Kopperl Cemetery in Bosque County next to his wife and a son.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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Rest in Peace Constable Jeff Davis Barnes. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Pct. 8, Bosque County, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Ancestors and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your foot steps protecting the public.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

August 4, 2016

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