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Nancy Ann Upton Barnhouse
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Birth: May 28, 1801
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1866
Berrien County
Michigan, USA

Nancy is the daughter of
Samuel Upton Sr.
(b. April 10, 1768), and his wife
Mary Ann Lanham (b. April 13, 1773),
of Prince George's County Maryland,
and later of Monongalia County Virginia.
Nancy's parents
Samuel Upton Sr. and Mary Ann Lanham
were married on April 4, 1790,
in Prince George's County Maryland.
The will for Nancy's father Samuel Upton
Sr. was probated in Marion County
Virginia in September 1845. His son
Samuel Upton Jr. was named as the
executor. The wittiness' were:
John Clayton, Elias Dudley,
and George Davis.
Note: PLEASE, do NOT transfer this
memorial to other web sites.
Thanks, Nancy (Letcher) Heib.
Note: The Gilboa Cemetery, near
Barrackville, in Monongalia County
Virginia (now Marion County West
Virginia), is located on property
that was originally settled by
Nancy's father Samuel Upton Sr.
and Lindsey Boggess Sr. in 1810
and 1811. It was deeded on Feb. 15,
1859, by the later owners Lindsey
Boggess Jr. and Elias Dudley, to the
trustees of the Gilboa Meeting House
(church), for use as a burying ground.
The Gilboa Cemetery is located 3 miles
North of Barrackville, W. VA (on
C. R. 21), then one mile West on
Gilboa Road (C. R. 21-1), to Gilboa
Church Road (C. R. 24-3), just West
of the right hand branch of
Dunkard Mill Run. (Nancy's brother
James Upton is buried there, along
with other members of the Boggess,
Dudley, Toothman, and Upton families).
Nancy was one of nine children:
1. Martha Ellen "Patsy" Upton.
b. March 25 or 27, 1791,
in Prince Georges County Maryland.
m. (Rev.) William Stutler, on
Jan. 10, 1811, in Monongalia Co. VA.
Buried: Howard Chapel Cemetery,
Vermillion County Indiana.
(See her memorial, with her photo,
on find-a-grave).
2. Jamima ("Jemima") Upton.
b. March 5, 1793,
in Prince Georges County Maryland.
m. Michael Kern Jones, Aug. 14, 1814,
in Monongalia County Virginia.
(He was the "bondsman" for the marriage
of Samuel Barnhouse and Nancy Upton).
d. Feb. 10, 1859, in Tyler Co. W. VA.
Buried: Beechwood Cemetery, Middlebourne,
Tyler County West Virginia.
3. James Upton.
b. Feb. 11, 1795,
Prince Georges County Maryland.
m. Rebecca Boggess, Oct. 31, 1816,
in Monongalia County.
They had nine children.
d. June 10, 1868, aged 73 years,
and 4 months, in Barrackville,
Marion County Virginia (W. VA).
Buried: Gilboa Cemetery, near
Barrackville, Marion Co. West Virginia.
4. Elizabeth Upton.
b. "about" 1798-99, in Virginia.
m. William Hillery, April 16, 1818,
in Monongalia County Virginia.
Died: (before 1830) in Virginia.
Buried: ?
Note: William Hillery is buried in the
Hillery Cemetery, in Monongalia Co. W. VA.
(5.) Nancy Ann Upton.
b. 1802, Monongalia County Virginia.
m. Samuel Barnhouse, Dec. 8, 1822,
in Monongalia County Virginia.
d. Jan. 14, 1866, Berrien Co. Michigan.
Buried: "Virginian's Burying Ground"
(a.k.a. Dragoo Cemetery),
Buchanan, Berrien County Michigan.
6. Rebecca E. (or Rebecca Sarah) Upton.
b. 1805, Monongalia Co. Virginia.
m. William A. McDougal, May 3
(or Feb. 22), 1823,
in Monongalia Co. Virginia.
Eugenius Wilson McDougal (1823-1914).
John Hillery McDougal (1824-1892).
Samuel Upton McDougal (1828-1874).
Francis Marion McDougal (1829-1860).
Margaret McDougal (1829-1855).
Molly Mary A. McDougal (1840-1907).
d. July 9, 1887, in Marion Co. VA.
Buried: McDougal Family Cemetery,
Marion County West Virginia.
7. Eleanor/Elenaor/Elenor A. Upton.
b. 1807, Monongalia Co. Virginia.
m. Abraham Shafer, April 2, 1832,
in Monongalia County Virginia.
d. "after" 1870.
Buried: ?
8. Samuel Upton Jr.
b. July 26 (or May 29), 1810,
in Monongalia Co. Virginia.
m. # 1.
Lettice/Lettuce McHenry, Dec. 4, 1831,
in Monongalia County Virginia.
m. # 2. Rachel Stansberry, on
Aug. 1, 1856, in Monongalia Co. VA.
Died: Sept. 24, 1879,
Barbour County West Virginia
(or Marion County).
Buried: ?
9. Mary Ann Upton.
b. 1812, in Monongalia Co. Virginia.
m. James (Jonas) Snider DeMoss,
on Aug. 6 or 8, 1833,
in Monongalia County Virginia.
(Listed as "Jonas" in some census,
and in Mary Ann's father's will).
d. Oct. 23, 1852, in Taylor Co. W. VA.
Buried: ?

Nancy was born in Monongalia Co. VA.
Note: This area later became part of
Marion County Virginia, and then
Marion County "West" Virginia.
Nancy was married on Dec. 8, 1822
to Samuel Barnhouse,
in Monongalia County Virginia,
solemnized by Jacob Foreman.
Samuel is the son of Henry Barnhouse
and his first wife Anna Maria Baker.
The bondsman for Samuel and Nancy's
marriage, was Michael Kerns Jones,
the husband of Nancy's sister Jemima.
In September of 1842,
Samuel and Nancy Barnhouse sold 120
acres on Dunkard Mill Run, near
Barrackville, in Marion County
(formerly Monongalia Co.), Virginia
(Deed Book 1, page 298).
They came to Buchanan Township,
Berrien County Michigan in 1844
(possibly with Samuel's sister
Jane and her husband Ewell Dragoo,
when they "returned" to Buchanan).
Samuel and Nancy Barnhouse had
five known children, all born in
Monongalia County Virginia:
1. Jemima Barnhouse.
b. Oct. 12, 1822 or 1823,
in Monongalia Co. Virginia.
m. James Nicholas Leggett, on
Jan. 24, 1842 in Monongalia Co. VA.
James is the son of John Leggett
and his wife Catherina Barrick.
They came to Michigan with her
parents and her siblings, in 1844.
1850 census -Berrien County Michigan.
1860 census-Ritchie County W. Virginia.
(Moved to Missouri after the Civil War).
1880 census - Cunningham,
Chariton County Missouri.
1887 - She died in Linn Co. Missouri.
Possible children are: Harriet,
Elizabeth Malinda, Mary E.,
W. Franklin (he married Isabelle Parker),
Julia Alice, and a son R. N. Leggett.
Harriet Leggett is listed as attending
the Mead School near Buchanan in 1848.
(Julianna Alice was born 1855 in MI,
and died Nov. 8, 1860, in Ritchie Co.
West Virginia, at the age of 5).
James was born on April 25, 1819,
in Monongalia County Virginia, and
he died on March 25, 1903, in
St. Clair, Franklin County Missouri.
He served in the Union Army in the
Civil War. After Jemima's death,
James was later married
to Sarah Montgomery.
d. Jemima died on Jan. 12, 1887,
at the age of 64 years, and 3 months,
in Linn County Missouri
(per her find-a-grave memorial).
Buried: Locust Creek Cemetery,
Brookfield, Linn County Missouri.
2. Jane Barnhouse.
b. 1828, in Monongalia Co. Virginia.
Jane is listed as attending the
Mead School, on the N.-E. side of
Buchanan, MI in 1844, and 1845.
m. Ransom Dopp, on July 16, 1848,
in Berrien County Michigan.
Ransom is the son of John Dopp, and
his wife Permelia Reynolds.
Ransom was born Nov. 10, 1828, in
Genesco, Livingston County New York.
They had five children: William (Willie),
Latecia/Lettitia (both died young),
Louella, Augusta, and Ina B. Dopp (who
married James D. Redding). (Augusta Dopp
graduated from the Dowagic High School
in 1876, and Ina Dopp in 1881).
They lived in Wayne township,
Cass county Michigan (Dowagic
post office). They owned
1,400 acres, in sections 14 & 15,
and 22 & 23.
d. Sept. 5, 1914 in Benton Harbor,
Berrien County Michigan.
Buried: South Wayne Cemetery,
in Dowagic, Cass County Michigan.
(A large article on Ransom Dopp in the
"History of Cass County Michigan", by
Alfred Mathews, on page 332,
with a picture of their home).
(Google: "Michigan county histories").
3. Mariah Barnhouse.
b. (about 1830-1835),
in Monongalia County Virginia.
Mariah is listed as attending the
Mead school (N.-E. of Buchanan, MI),
with her siblings in 1844, and
again in 1845.
Per: Transcription of the "Mead School
Record Book", published in the
"Friends of Oak Ridge Cemetery"
newsletter, in Buchanan, Michigan
(Jan. 2013 issue, Vol. VIII, No. 1).
Note: She is not listed as living
with her parents, in the 1850 census.
(No record of marriage for her in
Berrien County Michigan between 1845
and 1850. No death records available
for that time period).
Could she have died before 1850,
and been buried in the
"Virginian's Burying Ground"
with her parents and brother,
or was she possibly married
in another county?
4. Eleanor Ann Barnhouse.
b. Jan. 7, 1838, on Buffalo Run,
in Monongalia County Virginia.
Eleanor is listed as attending the
Mead school N.-E. of Buchanan, MI
in 1844, 1845, and 1848.
m. James Ingalls, on
Oct. 29, 1853, in Berrien Co. MI.
James was the son of Benjamin Ingalls
and his wife Jane McCall.
They had two children:
Julia Alphonsine Ingalls
(Feb. 16, 1855-Aug. 19, 1878),
who married Alexander Watson, on
March 24, 1875, in Berrien Co. MI.
He was a farmer
and stock breeder at Glenwood, MI.,
and Emerson Ingalls.
d. Sept. 26, 1900, in Berrien Co. MI.
(Note: James Ingalls was born on
Sept. 27, 1827, and he died in 1909).
James was a cooper, and later, a
market gardner in Buchanan, Michigan.
Buried: Eleanor and James are
buried in the Oak Ridge Cemetery,
in Buchanan, Berrien Co. Michigan
(in Section 20, lot 34).
Note: See "The Genealogy and History
of the Ingalls Family in America".
5. William Harrison Barnhouse,
(an Officer in the Civil War).
b. July 29, 1840 in Monongalia Co. VA.
William is listed as attending the
Mead School in 1844, 1845, 1848,
and at age 20, in 1860-61.
m. Sunday, April 9, 1865, in
Buchanan Twp. Berrien Co. Michigan,
to Isabel Dragoo, the daughter of
John Fleming Dragoo Sr. and his
wife Barbara Anne Level
(at the bride's mother's home).
He owned a farm in Section 15 of
Buchanan Township.
d. Sept. 25, 1876.
Buried in this cemetery, near his
parents and two of his children.
Note: See the memorial (with photo),
for William Harrison Barnhouse,
of Michigan, on this web site.
(Click on his name below).

The headstone for
Nancy Ann (Upton) Barnhouse, reads:
Wife of
Jan. 14, 1866
Age 64 Y. 7 M. 17 D.
Note: Nancy's husband
Samuel Barnhouse, their son
William Harrison Barnhouse, and
two of William's children,
are also buried in this cemetery.
Note: Headstone photos, courtesy
of Robert D. Brown, President,
and newsletter editor, of
"Friends of Oak Ridge Cemetery",
and courtesy of "Friends"
member Spencer Miller.
Family links: 
  Samuel Barnhouse (1801 - 1878)
  Jemima A. Barnhouse Leggitt (1822 - 1887)*
  Jane Barnhouse Dopp (1828 - 1914)*
  Eleanor Ann Barnhouse Ingalls (1838 - 1900)*
  William Harrison Barnhouse (1840 - 1876)*
*Calculated relationship
Virginians Burying Ground
Berrien County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Nancy Heib
Record added: Mar 06, 2006
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Nancy Ann <i>Upton</i> Barnhouse
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