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John Arnett

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Loudoun, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in 240 acre farm on the headwaters of Arnett's Run in what is now Paw Paw District, Marion Co, WV.
Immediate Family:

Son of James Arnett, Sr. and Mary Belle Arnett
Husband of Mary Arnett
Father of Mary Arnett; Rebecca Toothman; Thomas Arnett; William Arnett; Levi Arnett and 6 others
Brother of Elizabeth Michael; Jonathan Arnett; Caroline or Catherine Musgrave; James Arnett, Jr.; Thomas Arnett and 4 others

Occupation: farmer
Managed by: Pamela Jones Kirsch
Last Updated:

About John Arnett

CONFICTING INFO: This source* calims he married Mary Dickens and they had 10 children. However, he is buried with wife Sarah Dicken Arnett. Perhaps her name was Mary Sarah?

Note: He was the only one of the Arnett families researched by John N. Cunningham to own slaves.

  • Source- West Virginia Arnett Families, Generation No. 3

8. John 3 Arnett (James 2, Thomas 1) was born May 08, 1770 in Loudoun Co, VA, and died May 26, 1850. He married Mary Dickens.

John settled on a 240 acre farm on the headwaters of Arnett's Run in what is now Paw Paw District, Marion Co, WV. He lived his entire life on that farm.

He and his wife had ten children. He was the only one of the Arnett families researched by John N. Cunningham to own slaves.

Children of John Arnett and Mary Dickens are: 14 i. William 4 Arnett, born May 06, 1798; died March 16, 1869. 15 ii. Thomas Arnett, born 1794 in Virginia; died July 12, 1857. 16 iii. Jeter Arnett. 17 iv. Levi Arnett. 18 v. Mary Arnett. 19 vi. Rebecca Arnett, born Abt. 1800. 20 vii. Benjamin Arnett. 21 viii. Stephen Arnett. 22 ix. John Arnett. 23 x. Ruth Arnett. 24 xi. Barbary Arnett.

Note: it seems odd that John had a brother named Jonathan.

Children of James Arnett and Mary Michael are:

v. John Arnett, born May 08, 1770 in Loudoun Co, VA; died May 26, 1850.

[not listed in order of birth]

Source: West Virginia Arnett Families

http://www.chbc-lky.org/arnettforest/westvarnett.htm

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John Arnett's Timeline

1770
May 8, 1770
Loudoun, Virginia, United States
1790
1790
Age 19
1791
1791
Age 20
Pennsylvania, USA
1794
1794
Age 23
Virginia (WV after 1863), USA
1798
May 6, 1798
Age 27
1801
November 4, 1801
Age 31
Monongalia Co., Virginia (WV after 1863), USA
1850
May 26, 1850
Age 80
240 acre farm on the headwaters of Arnett's Run in what is now Paw Paw District, Marion Co, WV.
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