Wilson Daily Times, 10 April 1911.
In the 1850 census of Nash County, North Carolina: Delany Locust, 28, with Lucy, 25, Nathan, 12, Henry, 8, Goodson, 6, Nelly, 4, and Mary J. Locust, 3.
In the 1860 census of Winstead, Nash County: Delany Locus, 43, with Nathan Locus, 22.
Captain Jesse Sharpe Barnes organized the Wilson Light Infantry in 1861. When the company was mustered in the United States Confederate Army, it became Company F, Fourth Regiment, North Carolina State Troops. Barnes died in battle on 31 May 1862 at Seven Pines, Virginia.
Capt. Jesse S. Barnes.
Photograph held in Liljenquist Family Collection, see Prints and Photographs Online Catalog, Library of Congress.