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Eleanor "Nelly" Thomasson Barry (Dimond)

Also Known As: "Nelly "Nellie""
Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Ulster, County Derry, Ireland
Death: August 8, 1832 (75)
St. Clair County, Alabama, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Patrick Dimond and Mary Sarah Elizabeth Dimond
Wife of Corp. John Thompson, R. S. and John Barry
Mother of Margaret Mitchell; Eleanor Mitchell; James Thomasson; Matthew Thomasson; William John Thomasson and 5 others
Sister of John Diamond; Stewart Dimond, Sr.; Margaret "Peggy" Taylor / Pritchett (Diamond); William Diamond and Mary "Polly" O'Neil

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About Eleanor "Nelly" Thomasson Barry

Eleanor and her husband John Thomasson at first fiarmed near Patrick's home, Hogans Creek Waters, Rockingham Co. John Thomasson was granted the land in a deed, Jan. 13, 1775, from Richard Lyman, for 200 acres on both side of Hogan's Creek. This is a water of the Dan River, separated by an elevation from Big and Little Troublesome Creek of the Haw River. They were living there when their children were born. Eleanor and John's children were:

  1. William John
  2. James
  3. Arnold
  4. Matthew
  5. Sarah
  6. Eleanor m. William Mitchell

John Barry'S wife Eleanor Diamond Barry lived in Nowry County of Down, in Ireland. Both had been married before. He had by his first wife one daughter Eleanor and two sons David and Michael. She had one daughter also named Eleanor. After they married they had three sons Daniel, Henry and John.

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Eleanor "Nelly" Thomasson Barry's Timeline

Ulster, County Derry, Ireland
August 1, 1769
Age 12
Bannbidge, Downs, Ireland
Age 23
South Carolina, United States
Age 23
South Carolina, United States
December 8, 1781
Age 24
Age 38
Elbert, Elberton, GA, USA
August 8, 1832
Age 75
St. Clair County, Alabama, United States