Constable Jeff Davis Barnes

Constable Jeff Davis Barnes

Bosque County Constable's Office - Precinct 5, Texas

End of Watch Friday, July 28, 1911

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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 (Inadvertent)

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Constable Barnes,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Bosque County.


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July 28, 2021

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