John Barnes, of Bertie, NC (c.1703 - 1773) MP

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Birthplace: of Perquimans, Bertie, North Csrolina
Death: Died in Bertie, North Carolina, United States
Managed by: Renee Lindsey Weeden
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About John Barnes, of Bertie, NC


  1. Solomon BARNES b: Bet. 1720 - 1750
  2. Sarah BARNES b: Abt 1721
  3. John , Jr BARNES b: Abt 1726
  4. Henry BARNES b: Abt 1740
  5. Hannah BARNES b: Bet. 1750 - 1775
  6. Lucy BARNES b: Bet. 1750 - 1775
  7. Zilpha BARNES b: Abt 1755
  8. Mary BARNES b: Bet. 1730 - 1750


from Bertie COUNTY NC Wills John Barnes, Sr. Copyright. All rights reserved. File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Sandi Evilsizer Koscak

In the name of God Amen, August 13, 1773, I John Barnes, Sr.of Bertie Coounty being weak in body but of perfect and sound mind and memory thanks be given to God for it. Therefore, calling to mind the mortality of by body knowing that it appointed to all persons to die, do make and ordain this my last will and Testament, that is to say principally and first of all I recommend my soul into the hands of God who gave it and my body I recommed to the earth to be buried in a decent christian like manner at the designation of my Executors, nothing doubting but at the general resurrection to receive the same by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate as it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life, I give, demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form viz; I give an bequeath unto Katherine my beloved wife, her third part of my plantation and her chice of one of the houses, also my cattle and ews and lambs, our pots and pans, one horse, my young riding horse, bridle and saddle, two dishes, two basons and three plates, one dozen spoons, half my hogs, one bed and furniture, one chest, three chairs, one tanle to her, her heirs and assigns forever and her heirs. I give and bequeath to my eldest son, John Barns, my new coat jacket and britches and my turning tools, one cojicet? saw to him, his heirs and assigns forever. I give and bequeath to Henry my youngest son all my land and plantation excepting the third part of his mother for her lifetime and one hundred laid out at the head of the mill branch for Isaac Jenkins. I give him likewise one bed and furniture, my great pott, one hand mill and all my cider cooks, four basons and two dishes, two cow and calves to him his heirs and assign forever. I give and bequeath to my daughter Lucy Haze, one feather bed and furniture to her, her heirs and assigns forever. I give and bequeath to my grandson, Isaac Jenkins one hundred acres of land joining the mill branch, two cows and pigs, one ew and lamb to him, his heirs and assigns forever. I give and bequeath the rest of my estate to be equally divided between my children, John,m Sarah, Lucy, Solomon, Zilpha, hannah and Henry to them, their heirs and assigns forever. I likewise constitute and appoint my two sons,John and Henry Barnes to be my sole Executors of my last will and testament and i do hereby utterly revoke and disanull all and every former wills and instruments by me in any wise made, ratifying and confirming this and none other to be my last will and testament. Will-Test- James cobb, Herbert Pritchard, Jr. Exrs; Sons, John, Henry. Berie Co.,NC



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Bertie, North Csrolina
Age 15
Bertie, North Carolina
Age 21
North Carolina

U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
Name: John Barnes
Gender: Male
Birth Year: 1700
Spouse Name: Katherine Barnes
Year: 1724
Marriage State: NC
Number Pages: 1
Source Citation: Source number: 1100.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: PKS.
Source Information:
Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.
Original data: This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was derived from an array of materials including pedigree charts, family history articles, querie.

Age 23
Age 39
Bertie, NC, USA
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Age 70
Bertie, North Carolina, United States