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John Barnett, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Goochland, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Goochland, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Barnett, Jr.; (No Name); Anna or Jane Barnett and (No Name)
Husband of Mary Kennon Bolling and Katherine Barnett
Father of Mary Parrish; John Barnett, Jr.; Richard Barnett; Joseph Barnett; Frances Burnett and 6 others

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About John Barnett, Sr.

October 7, John Barnett purchased land in Goochland County in 1729 from John

Farrar, brother of Katherine, Deed Book 1 p. 157

WILL OF JOHN BARNETT

Goochland Co. Will & Deed Book 7, pp 118-119...

"In the name of God Amen the Seventh day of October One thousand seven hundred and fifty five I John Barnett Senr of the County of Goochland being at this present very sick and weak in Body but of a sound and perfect disposing mind and memory thanks be to Almighty God for it considering the certainty of Death and the undertainty of the time thereof do make Ordain and

declare this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say first and principally I commend my Soul to the hands of God my Creator that gave it me, and my Body I commit to the Earth to be Buried after a deceant Christian like manner, and as to what worldly goods it hath pleased God to bestow upon me I give and dispose in manner and form following.

Item First I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Barnett that part of my Land he now lives on to him and his heirs forever. Item and the other part of my Land with the plantation I now live on I give and devise unto my youngest son Jesse Barnett to him and his heirs forever, the Branch between them to be ye dividing.

Item And remaining part of my Estate both Real and personal I give and bequeath unto the rest of my Children namely Richard Barnett, John Barnett, William Barnett, Joseph Barnett, Edward Barnett, Catherine Whitler, Sarah Barnett, Mary Barnett, and Frances Barnett to them and their heirs forever, to be equally divided between them, at the Death or Marriage of my Wife desiring my Estate may not be appraised.

Item I hereby nominate constitute and appoint my Dear wife Catherine Barnett, my Son John Barnett, and my Son Thomas Barnett, to be my Sole and full Executors of this my Last Will and Testament in Witness whereof I the said John Barnett Senr have hereunto set my hand and Seal. In Presents of Samueal (S) hix Senr, Henry Whitler, John Farrar.

At a Court held for Goochland County Septmenber the 21st 1756.

This writing was proved by the oaths of Samuel Hix Senr and Henry Whitler to be the last will and Testament of John Barnett

Senr deceased and was thereupon admitted to record."

John Barnett, Sr. (b. 1689, Goochland Co, VA; d. 1756, Goochland Co, VA) m. Katherine Farrar (dtr of Thomas

Farrar of Dutch Gap & Katherine Perrin). Rev. Douglas performed the marriage ceremony in 1718. Katherine was born ca 1700 in Henrico Co, VA; d. after 1772). --------------------

Goochland Co. W & D BK 7, pp 118-119 In the name of God Amen the Seventh day of October One thousand seven hundred and fifty five I John Barnett Senr of the County of Goochland being at this present very sick and weak in Body but of a sound and perfect disposing mind and memory thanks be to Almighty God for it considering the certainty of Death and the uncertainty of the time thereof do make Ordain and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say first and principally I commend my Soul to the hands of God my Creator that gave it me, and my Body I commit to the Earth to be Buried after a deceant Christian like manner, and as to what worldly goods it hath pleased God to bestow upon me I give and dispose in manner and form following. Item First I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Barnett that part of my Land he now lives on to him and his heirs forever. Item and the other part of my Land with the plantation I now live on I give and devise unto my youngest son Jesse Barnett to him and his heirs forever, the Branch between them to be ye dividing. Item And remaining part of my Estate both Real and personal I give and bequeath unto the rest of my Children namely Richard Barnett, John Barnett, William Barnett, Joseph Barnett, Edward Barnett, Catherine Whitler, Sarah Barnett, Mary Barnett, and Frances Barnett to them and their heirs forever, to be equally divided between them, at the Death or Marriage of my Wife desiring my Estate may not be appraised. Item I hereby nominate constitute and appoint my Dear wife Catherine Barnett, my Son John Barnett, and my Son Thomas Barnett, to be my Sole and full Executors of this my Last Will and Testament in Witness whereof I the said John Barnett Senr have hereunto set my hand and Seal. In Presents of Samueal (S) hix Senr, Henry Whitler, John Farrar. At a Court held for Goochland County September the 21st 1756. This writing was proved by the oaths of Samuel Hix Senr and Henry Whitler to be the last will and Testament of John Barnett Senr deceased and was thereupon admitted to record.


•Note: (Research):Will of John Barnett WB 7, p. 118 Goochland Co., Will dated 7 Oct 1755 recorded 21 Sept 1756. Names wife Katherine and children Thomas, Jesse, Richard, John, William, Joseph, Edward, Catherine Whitley, Sarah, Mary, Frances. Note: Deed BK 1 p. 157 Goochland Co. John Farrar to John Barnett. Dec 16, 1729

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John Barnett, Sr.'s Timeline

1683
1683
Goochland, Virginia, United States
1716
1716
Age 33
Goochland, Goochland, Virginia, United States
1718
1718
Age 35
Farrars Island, Henrico, Virginia, United States
1719
July 4, 1719
Age 36
Jamestown, James, Virginia, United States
1719
Age 36
1721
1721
Age 38
Goochland, Goochland, Virginia, United States
1725
1725
Age 42
Goochland, Goochland, Virginia, United States
1727
1727
Age 44
Goochland, Goocland, Virginia, United States
1731
October 3, 1731
Age 48
Goochland , Virginia
1732
1732
Age 49
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States