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Judge David Leonard Barnes

Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 3 Nov 1812 (aged 52)
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Memorial ID 29295354 · View Source
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Son of David D Barnes (1731-1811) and Rachel (Leonard) Barnes (1727-1805).

His paternal grandmother was Zeruiah Eager Barnes.

Second husband of Joanna (Jenckes) Russell.

Children: included Frances L Barnes, Anna Eliza Barnes Pratt Burgess, George Leonard Barnes, Freelove Sophia Barnes Arnold, and Joanna Scott Barnes Richmond.

He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1780. He was a part in the very first United States Supreme Court decision in 1791, West v Barnes. He was later appointed by President Jefferson as judge of U.S. District Court for Rhode Island, and served from 1801 until his death in 1812.

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  • Maintained by: Kevin Avery
  • Originally Created by: Superkentman
  • Added: 25 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29295354
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Judge David Leonard Barnes (28 Jan 1760–3 Nov 1812), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29295354, citing Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Kevin Avery (contributor 47024642) .