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John Barnett
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Birth: 1654
County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Death: Oct. 8, 1740
East Derry
Rockingham County
New Hampshire, USA

A group of Scot-Irish settlers were the first to arrive in the area now known as Manchester, New Hampshire. They left their homes in Londonderry, Ireland, and arrived in Boston, Massachusetts August 4, 1718 to start a new life. Of these five shiploads of people, sixteen families left Haverhill MA for Nutfield NH Those who first composed the settlement of Londonderry NH were the following sixteen men and their families namely--James McKeen, John Barnett, Archibald Clendenin, John Mitchell, James Sterrett, James Anderson, Randal Alexander, James Gregg, James Clark, James Nesmith, Allen Anderson, Robert Weir, John Morrison, Samuel Allison, Thomas Steele and John Stuart.Nutfield was the first inland settlement in the Merrimack Valley and originally included what are now the Town of Manchester, Hudson, Windham, Salem and Derry.

John had two Wives

*1. Wife Unknown died on the voyage over
She was the Mother of
John Barnett 1695 Married Jean _
Margaret Barnett 1696
Annis Barnett 1698 Married John Wallace
William Barnett 1700 Married Elizabeth -
Moses Barnett 1708 Married Jean Clark

All Born in Ballymoney Antrim, Northern Ireland

*2 Wife. Married to Janet Seaforth McKeen on 29 Nov.1721 in Nutfield
There were no children from this union,as she was b.1672 and was well past child bearing years.


Glimpses of Derry, New Hampshire, Ed Hatch.

The History of Londonderry New Hampshire:
Comprising the Towns of Derry and Londonderry,New Hampshire By Edward Lutwyche Parker

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  Janet Seaforth Barnett (1672 - 1732)*
  John Barnett (1695 - ____)*
  Margaret Barnett (1696 - 1751)*
  Annas Barnet Wallace (1698 - 1761)*
*Calculated relationship
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Forest Hill Cemetery
East Derry
Rockingham County
New Hampshire, USA
Maintained by: Victoria
Originally Created by: Robin Parker
Record added: Feb 26, 2007
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