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James Barnes, ll

Birthdate: (90)
Birthplace: Wilkes County, North Carolina
Death: Died in Gentry, MO, USA
Place of Burial: Gentry, Gentry County, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John "Deaf John" Barnes and Ruth Barnes
Husband of Isabella Lucyanne Barnes
Father of James Barnes, lll; Thomas Barnes; Benjamin Franklin Barnes; Joshua Barnes; Lydia Green and 1 other
Brother of Edward Barnes; Brinsley Barnes; Thomas Barnes; John Barnes, Jr.; Ruth Elizabeth Fortner and 2 others

Managed by: Erica "the Disconnectrix" Howton
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About James Barnes

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  • 1768 16 Nov Frederick,,Virginia,USA or Madison Co Kentucky
  • 1859 Buchanan,Missouri,USA

. James3 Barnes (John "Deaf"2, Brinsley1) was born November 16, 1768 in North Carolina. He married Isabella Barnes November 10, 1790 in Madison Co KY. She was born January 17, 1770.

.......Children of James Barnes and Isabella Barnes are:

..........72 i.Ruth Barnes, born August 14, 1791.

..........73 ii.Lydia Barnes, born October 20, 1793.

..........74 iii.John Barnes, born 1796 in Kentucky; died Abt. 1855 in Estill County, KY.

..........75 iv.Brinsley Barnes, born May 20, 1800. He married Sarah Barnes.

..........76 v.Rachel Barnes, born January 15, 1802.

..........77 vi.Aaron Barnes, born November 20, 1803.

..........78 vii.Thomas Barnes, born February 2, 1806 in KY. He married Dorcus King; born Abt. 1808.

..........79 viii.Elisha Barnes, born January 7, 1808 in Madison.

..........80 ix.James Barnes III, born Bef. 1810 in Madison. He married Miriah Larrison March 21, 1830 in Estill; born Abt. 1810 in Estill.

..........81 x.Moses Barnes, born October 6, 1810.

..........82 xi.Isabella Barnes, born January 20, 1813.

..........83 xii.Benjiman Barnes, born January 1, 1815 in Madison County, KY; died in Worth County, MO.


From Ruth Amy Barnes Book: "Brinsley Barnes" page 31: James and Isabella Barnes resided in Estill County, Ky from before 1790 untill 1839, when they and all their children, except one son John, and all their families, migrated by ox cart and boat to Sugar Creek in Buchanan County, Missouri. James was a hunter at the Fort of Boonesboro, Ky, in the War of 1812. Thus I have to date, 1965, the date of birth, date of death and place of birth and burial place of five of the eight sons of James Barnes and his wife, Isabell Lucy Barnes who were born in the Province of Virginia before the American revolutionary War, married November 10, 1790 in the Territory of Kentucky, in what is now Madison County, migrated west in 1839 to settle in log cabins near a little stream named Sugar Creek and establish homes in the Platte Purchase the last area added to "the Missouris." The autobiography of James Barnes, son of Benjamin and Rebecca (Larison) Barnes was published in the North County Tribune, Grant City, Missouri in the February 17, 1915 issue. Son James states in this front page feature article that his grandfather (James Barnes, for whom he was named) "Grandfather Barnes was in Boonesbury with Old Daniel Boone and was one of the hunters of the fort at that time". This is a modest statement, for the National Archives and Records Service, Washington D.C. shows James Barnes on the company Muster Roll of the War of 1812 for August 15 to October 14, 1812 time engaged February 14, 1813 in Captain Kerlay's Company of riflemen, First Rifle Regiment of Kentucky Volunteers, Militia. Kentucky Adjutant General's Office states four men named James Barnes served in the War of 1812, the other three mustered in at Newport, Kentucky. The Adjutant General's information agrees completely with that from the National Archives and Records Service. The Kentucky Historical society, Frankfort, Kentucky, states in a letter of August 25, 1962 signed by the Librarian, Frances Coleman, that in a book "Remember the River Baisin"' by Mr. Glenn Cluff by reserch in census, tax lists, etc.,..traced Captain William Kerley's company and assigned it tentatively to Madison County, Kentucky. Captain William Kerley's Company, lst Rifle Regiment (Madison County) August 15, October 15, 1812, lists James Barnes, Private, and Thomas Barnes, Private.

In 1821 James resided in Kentucky, probably in Estill County.


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James Barnes's Timeline

November 16, 1768
Wilkes County, North Carolina
October 20, 1793
Age 24
Estill , Kentucky, United States
November 27, 1797
Age 29
Madison, Kentucky, United States
Age 30
November 20, 1803
Age 35
Madison County, Kentucky
February 2, 1806
Age 37
Madison, Kentucky, United States
January 1, 1815
Age 46
Estill County, Kentucky, United States
Age 89
Gentry, MO, USA
Gentry, Gentry County, Missouri, United States