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Henry Barnes

Birthplace: Bertie, NC, USA
Death: Died in Bertie, NC, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Barnes, of Bertie, NC and Katherine Barnes, (unk)
Husband of Jemima Barnes
Father of Edith Casper; Asa Barnes; Jemima Barnes; Reubin Barnes; Martha Barnes and 1 other
Brother of Lucy Barnes; Soloman Barnes; Zelpha Barnes; Hannah Barnes; Sarah Thomas and 1 other

Occupation: will
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About Henry Barnes

ID: I81573373

Name: Henry BARNES

Given Name: Henry

Surname: Barnes

Sex: M

Birth: Abt 1740

Death: 1813 in BertieCo, NC

Will: 8 Dec 1812 BertieCo, NC

Census: 1790 Berite Co., NC Census-1-2-5-0-0

Census: 1800 Berite Co, NC-pg 32-11101-20110


In the name of God, amen, I, Henry barnes of the State of North

Carolina and COunty of Bertie do make and ordain this

instrument to be my last will and testament in the manner and

form following....

1st i give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Jemimah Barnes one

negro woman named Chaney, two feather beds and furniture, on

desk adn square table, one chest and one trunk, one loom and

gear, one iron pot, one cow and calf, one heifer, six setting

chairs,, one woman's saddle, one wooling wheel and one linen

wheel, three dishes, two earthen and one pewter tin earthen

plates, six cups and saucers, two coffee pots, two bowls, one

pair of flat irons, five hundred weight of cord and one dozen

pigs, six barrels of corn and forty five dollars in cash. I also

lend unto her my beloved wife during her natural life one negro

girl named Luda and after my said wife dec'd to return to my


2nd I lend unto my son Reuben Barnes during his natural life,

seventy five acres land whereon he now lives, one negro boy

named George, one cow and calf, and should the said Reuben have

any lawful heirs or heir, then I give the said land, negro boy

and cow and calf to them,if not, after his dec'd to return to

my estate or other heirs...

3rd I give and bequeath unto my son-in-law Thomas Casper one

negro boy named Cuff...

4th, I give and bequeath to my son Asa Barnes, one negro boy

named Bob and negro girl named Nance and one feather bod and

furniture and one cow and calf to him his heirs and assigns


5th, I give and bequeath unto my son Henry Barnes one negro girl

named Cate and negro boy named Harry and one colt called Old

Mark's Colt with my bridle and saddle, one feather bed and

furniture adn one cow and calf to him his heirs and assigns


6th, I lend unto my daughter Jemimah Shaw during her natural

life one negro boy named Glasgo and one cow and calf- should

she have any lawful heir i give the said negro boy and cow and

calf to them or that if not, to return to my estate or other


7th i give and bequeath unto my daughter Martha Barnes, one

negro girl named Charity, one feather bed aand furniture and

one cow and calf to her her heirs adn assign forever...

8th i give and bequeath unto my above mentioned son Henry Barnes

one table and buffet and one chest, and one large iron pot.

All the remainder of my estate not mentioned or given away, I

leave to be sold and after all my just debts be paid the

remainder of the money arising from the amount of sale i leave

to be divided amongst all my children namely as follows, Reuben

Barnes, Asa Barnes, Asa barnes, Henry barnes, Edith Casper,

Jemimah Shaw, Martha barnes...

Lastly i nominate constitute and appoint my son Asa Barnes and

Thomas Casper my whole and sole executers of this my last will

and testament revoking all former wills by me made declaring

this and no other to be my last will and testament this 8th

Dec, 1812.

Henry Barnes

His Mark

Father: John , Sr BARNES b: Abt 1703

Mother: UNKNOWN KATHERINE b: Abt 1700

Marriage 1 Jemima SHOLAR b: 1750

Married: Abt 1763


Reubin BARNES b: 1770 in NC
Asa , Sr BARNES b: Abt 1780 in Bertie Co NC
Henry , Jr BARNES b: Aft 1790
Jemima BARNES b: Bet. 1775 - 1790
Martha BARNES b: Abt 1790
Edith BARNES b: 1767
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Henry Barnes's Timeline

Bertie, NC, USA
Age 28
North Carolina, USA
Age 28
North Caolina
Age 38
Bertie, NC, USA
Age 40
Age 48
Age 48
Age 71
Bertie, NC, USA