Jacquelyn Dee Gilliam Barnes, a native of Olympia, Washington, is the daughter of Jack and Lois (Deaton) Gilliam. Mrs. Barnes is married to Victor Glee Barnes, Jr. The Barnes' have three children: Joseph Wayne Barnes, Amy Lynn Barnes Dial, and Jack Walker Barnes.


  • National Gavel Society (President)
  • National Society Daughters of American Colonists (Honorary National President)
  • National Society Daughters of Colonial Wars (National President)
  • National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (Past Vice President General; Charter member of the Natalia Shelikof Chapter, Kodiak, Alaska)
  • National Society Women Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company
  • Order of First Families of Connecticut
  • National Society Colonial Daughters of the Seventeenth Century
  • National Society Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims
  • National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century (Charter member of the Denali Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century, Alaska)
  • National Society Dames of the Court of Honor
  • National Society Southern Dames of America


  • Some of the Descendants of Benjamin and Jane (Trail) West of South Carolina and Benjamin and Susannah Jones of Alabama
  • Some Ancestors of Lewis and Alice (Scoville) Deaton of Iowa
  • Minutes of the County Court of Chatham Co., North Carolina, 1844; published in The North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal.

Other Notes

Mrs. Barnes is involved in many community and avocational activities. She is an avid genealogist and gardening, and enjoys studying history. Mrs. Barnes taught a Genealogy Class at Kodiak Community College, two semesters a year, for fourteen years.

Mrs. Barnes is a member of the National Genealogical Society; the North Carolina Genealogical Society; the Custer County Historical and Genealogical Society; the Connecticut Society of Genealogists, Inc.; Historic Willows Schoolhouse Association; the Fremont-Custer County Historical Society. She also holds membership in the Friends of the Library; the San Isabel Land Protection Trust; Friends of KWMV Public Radio Station; and serves on the High Mountain Hay Fever Bluegrass Festival Committee.

He and her husband attend St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.