John Henry Barnes, Jr.
|Birthplace:||Bertie, North Carolina|
|Death:||Died in Bertie, North Carolina, United States|
Son of John Barnes, of Bertie, NC and Katherine Barnes
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- Sarah BARNES b: Abt 1745 in prNC
- Edee BARNES b: Bet. 1745 - 1765
- Amelia "Milly" BARNES b: Bet. 1745 - 1770
- Elizabeth BARNES b: Abt 1748
- Mary BARNES b: Abt 1758 in NC
- John BARNES b: Abt 1760
- Soloman BARNES b: Dec 1762 in Berite Co., NC
- Kedar BARNES b: Abt 1765 in ?NC
Will-1783/1784-Bertie Co NC-Test Henry Barnes, John Sholar, James Sholar Grandson, Right Barnes, Wife Elizabeth, Son John, Solomon, Cader(Keder), Dau Edee Carter, Dau Milly, Dau Sarah Jones, Elizabeth Sholar, Mary Dunning In the name of God Amen I John Barnes, being very sick but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men to die do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament, that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my Soul into the hand of Almighty God that gave it and my body I recommend to Earth to be buried in a decent Christian burial at the discretion of my Executors, nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give, demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form--------- I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Elizabeth Barnes one bed and furniture, one mare bridle and saddle to her and her heirs forever.- Item. I give and bequeath unto my beloved son John Barnes the plantation whereon he now lives with 200 acres of land, on half of my turning tools, one sow and pigs to him and his heirs forever. Item. I give and bequeath unto my beloved son Solomon Barnes my manner plantation whereon I now live with two hundred acres of land, one feather bed and furniture, one desk, one cow and calfs, three other cattle, four sows and pigs, eight dry hogs, ten head of sheep, one looking glass, one ...?..., one horse, one grubbing hoe, two plow horses, one third part of my ...?..., one drawing knife, one chisel, one auger and my grindstone, one pair iron ...?..., one table, one stone mug and two punch bowls to him and his heirs forever. Item. I give and bequeath unto my beloved son Cader Barnes one hundred ninety-four acres of land I bought of Abraham Wimberly, on the east side of Cashy Swamp, one horse colt, one bridle and saddle, one feather bed and furniture, one case of bottles, one chest, one cow and calf, two ewes and lambs, one third part of my pewter, one gun, one axe, one hoe, one frying pan and skillet, one half of my turning tools, one drawing knife, one steel trap, one small jug to him and his heirs forever. Item. I give and bequeath unto my beloved daughter Edee Carter, wife of William Carter, five shillings sterling to her and her heirs forever. Item. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Milly Barnes one linen wheel and one half of gir..that belongs to the loom, one ewe and lamb to her and her heirs forever. Item. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Sarah Jones, wife of Jesse Jones, five shilling sterling to her and her heirs forever. Item. I give and bequeath unto my beloved daughter Elizabeth Sholar, wife of Benjamin Sholar, one cow and calf to her and her heirs forever. Item. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Dunning, wife of Shadrack Dunning one cow and calf to her and her heirs forever. Item. I give and bequeath unto my grandson, Right Barnes, one ewe and lamb to him and his heirs forever. Also I give unto my three sons, John Barnes, Solomon Barnes and Cader Barnes after my wife's death or marriage all that part of my estate which I lent her and what I have not willed away to be equally divided between my three sons, John Barnes, Solomon Barnes and Cader Barnes, likewise I constitute and appoint my son Solomon Barnes and Benjamin Sholar to be my sole Executors of this my last Will and Testament and do hereby utterly revoke and disannul all other wills ratifying this and no other to be my last will and Testament in witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal this twenty ninth day of December One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty Three. Signed, sealed, published a