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William B. Barwick
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1795
Darlington County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 1855
Thomas County
Georgia, USA

William Barwick served in the GA Militia 1814-1815, Few's Regiment-Captain Edwards's Co, Washington CO where he was residing at the time. He was discharged at Burke Co, GA.
...Records show that on May 17,1827 William Barwick won Land Lottery of Georgia..Captains District-Currys No 127 District 2 Troup CO,GA.

William and Sarah were among the first settlers in the wilderness now known as Barwick,GA located on the lines dividing Thomas and Brook Cos, thus the town being named Barwick for them.

"History of Thomas County, Georgia"
From newspaper article:
"On July 6, 1855, Walsh, a slave belonging to Major E.R. Young was being hung in Thomasville. During the excitement Augustus C Swain got into an altercation with Mr. William Barwick and killed him by stabbing. Green Johnson having come in for discussion as assisting in the killing.
Swain was placed in jail but before trial escaped by means of a key made by a gunsmith, living near old McDONALD. At Montgomery John Swain who was accompanying his brother whom he resembled was arres ted but was released as soon as he demonstrated that he didn't fit Gus Swain's description. The two brothers located in Texas and several mornings thereafter were accosted by Gen. LE Blackshear who moved to Texas because he thought Thomas County overcrowded. This was hint enough that the fugitives were not far enough from home. They moved and Gus became sheriff of his county, but was afterwards killed by Indians. In 1898, John Swain visited Thomasville and discussed fully with Col. AT MacIntyre and Judge Hansell, the only two acquaintances he could find, the brother's experiences."

William was named administrator for the estate of John Whittle, Sarah's father on April 4, 1837. 
Family links: 
  William B. Barwick (1755 - 1807)
  Elizabeth Phillips Barwick (1760 - 1820)
  Sarah Whittle Barwick (1792 - 1860)*
  John Wesley Barwick (1821 - 1892)*
  Winnie Elizabeth Barwick White (1823 - 1910)*
  Redden Barwick (1829 - 1898)*
  Nathan B. Barwick (1782 - 1868)*
  Benjamin Barwick (1783 - 1858)*
  James Barwick (1784 - 1830)*
  Martha Rhoda Barwick Whiddon (1785 - 1845)*
  John J. Barwick (1791 - 1879)*
  Sarah Barwick Bond (1792 - ____)*
  William B. Barwick (1795 - 1855)
  Noel Barwick (1798 - 1875)*
  Eli Barwick (1804 - 1821)*
  Redden Barwick (1806 - 1888)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Ronald Vinson
Record added: Jun 05, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111815676

My 4th great-great uncle.
- Susan Barwick
 Added: Feb. 6, 2016

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