Barnabus “Barney” Meaders

Barnabus “Barney” Meaders

Birth
North Carolina, USA
Death 23 Jun 1861 (aged 77)
Banks County, Georgia, USA
Burial Banks County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 39706446 · View Source
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Son of Revolutionary soldier John Meaders and wife Mary Justice. Veteran of the War of 1812. Married Jane Garrison, daughter of Jedediah Garrison and Jane Williams of the Mt. Pleasant Methodist Community of Franklin [now Banks] County, Georgia. Parents of
I. Rev. Jedediah Asbury Meaders
II. Christopher Columbus Meaders
III. Sarah "Sally" Meaders
IV. William J. Meaders
V. Nancy E. Meaders
VI. James Jackson Meaders
VII. Martha Jane Meaders
VIII.Mary Ellington Meaders
IX. Melinda P. Meaders
X. Keziah Melissa Meaders
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Georgia Pensions 1812 Barney Meaders - Bounty Land File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by John Davis" Georgia Table of Contents: http://www.usgwarchives.net/ga/gafiles.htm BARNEY MEADERS http://www.usgwarchives.net/ga/military/1812/meaders.htm Photo of Gravestone State of Georgia } County of Habersham } on this 18th day of April A.D. one thousand Eight hundred and fifty five Personally Appeared Before Me Irah Smith, an acting Justice of the Peace Duly Authorised to administer oaths within and for the county and State aforesaid Barney Meaders Age 73 years a Resident of Franklin County in the State of Georgia who Being Duly Sworn Acording to Law Declares that he is the Identicle Barney Meaders who was a Private in the Company commanded by Captain Thomas H. Anderson In the ~ Ridgment of First class Georgia Volunteers Commanded by Col. Jones in the War Declared By the United States a Gainst Great Brittian on the 18 Day of June 1812 That he volunteered on or a Bout the 15 of Nov ember 1814 and Was Muster in to the United States Service at Fort Hawkins on or a Bout the 30 Day of November 1814 for the turm of Six Months and continued in the Actual Survis in Said ware for fourteen Days and was honerably Discharged at Fort Hawkins on the 23 day of April or thare a Bouts 1815. that he Has hearto fore Made Application for Bounty Land under the act of 28 September 1850 and Received a Land warrant for 80 Acres No. ~ which he has Since Legally Disposed of and cannot now Return ~ He Makes this Declaration for the Purpose of obtaining the Additionall Bounty Land to which he may bee Entitled under the act Approved March 3, 1855. He also Declares that he has never Applied for Nor Received under this nor any other Act of Congress any Bounty Land warrant Except the one a Bove Mentioned. He also Appoints B.R. Meaders of Lee Co Habersham Co and State of Georgia his agent To receive his warent when given. Barnea Meaders (seal) Wee Christopher Meaders and D. P. Quillian residents of Habersham County in the State of Georgia upon (back) on our oaths Declare that the foregoing Declaration was Sined and acknowledged by Barney Meaders in our Presents and that wee Beleve from the Appearance and Statement of the aplicant that hee is the Identicle Pursen hee represents him Self to Bee and wee are Disenter~ Ested witneses and have no interest in the Prosection Of the a bove clame Christopher Meaders O. P. Quillian The foregoing Declaration and Afferdavid was Sworn To and Subscribed Before Mee on the Day and year A bove Ritten and I cerify that I now the Affian ts to Bee creditable Persons that the claimant is the Purson hee Represents him self to Bee and that I Have no interest in this Clame Ira Smith JP I Peter B. Loggins Clerk of the Inferior court in and for the County of Habersham in the State of Georgia. Do hereby, certify that Ira Smith before Whom the above and foregoing declaration affidavit and power of Attorney were made and Execarted is and was at the date of the Same a Justice of the Peace in and for the County aforesaid duly commissioned and authorised by law to administer oaths and take acknowledgements and that his signature above Subscribed is genuine and that I am not interested in this claim In testimony Whereof I have hereunto Subscribed my name and affixed my Official Seal this 25th day of April A. D. 1855 Peter B. Loggins, Clerk IC --------------------------------------------------------------------------- State of Georgia } County of Habersham } on this the Eighteenth Day of February in the year one thousand Eight hundred and fifty Six Personally appeared Before Me A Justice of the Peace within and for Said county and State - Barney Meaders Who Being duly Sworn Acording to law Declares and Deposeth on oath in Explination of His Declaration No. 116.974 and In Compliance with a notice from the Pensions Office in Regard to his Declaration Filed in the Pension office for Additional Bounty Land for Survises under in the Ware with Great Britten Declared in the year 1812 In Regard to Discimetarely in Signatures in Present and Former Declarations ~ that His hand has Become So Palsied that he can Scarecly Rite his name at all and he does not Recollect whether he tride to rite it on the Present Decleration or Told Some one Else Presant to rite it for him nor does he recollect whher He made his Mark to it or not ~ But it his Declaration filed By his Signature Being acknowledged By him Self as Genuine And that he Makes this Additional Affidavid in an of obtaining the Additional Bounty Land to which he May Be Entitled under the act of Congress passed March 3, 1855. Sworn to and Subscribed Before Me the Day and year above ritten his Barney X Meaders Mark State of Georgia Habersham County } I Philip Martin Clerk of the Superior Court in the County and State aforesaid do hereby certify That Ira Smith before whom the foregoing affidavit was (back) made and taken is and was at ???? all of the Same a Justice of the peace in an for Said County duly authorised by law to administer Oaths and take acknowledgements and that the name thereunto Subscribed is his genuine Signature I am not interested in thlaim In testimony whereof I have hereunto Subscribed my name and affixed My official Seal this 22nd day Of February A.D. 1856 Philip Martin Clerk S.C. State of Georgia } County of Franklin } on this the sixth day of December A.D. one thousand Eight Hundred and fifty Personaly appeared before me a Justice of the peace within and for said County and state aforesaid Barney Meaders aged Sixty Six years a Resident of the county of Frankilin and state of Georgia who being duly sworn according to Law Declares that he is the Identical Barney Meaders who was a Private soldier in the Company Commanded by Captain Thomas F. Anderson Deponent does not recolect the number of his Redgement it was the first Batalion of said Redgement Commanded by Lieut Col William Jones of Georgia Voluntears Commanded by Major Genl Macentosh in the ware with Great Briton Declared by the United States A D one thousand Eight hundred and Twelve That he volunteared in the county of Franklin and state of Georgia on or about the Eleventh day of November A D one thousand Eight hundred and Fourteen for the term of six months and Continued in actual service in said ware for the Term of Five Months and Eleven days and was Honorably Discharged at Fort Hawkins in the state of Georgia on or about the First day of May A D one thousand Eight hundred and Fifteen That no Sertificate of Discharge was asked for or Received. He makes this Declaration for the purpose of obtaining the bounty lands to which he may be entitled under the act grant bounty land to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in the military service of the United States passed September 28th 1850. his Barney X Meaders mark Sworn to and subscribed before me the day and year above writen and I do hereby Certify that I (back) Believe the said barney meaders to be the Identical man who served as afforesaid and that he is of the Age above stated. Minyard Sanders JP Georgia } Franklin County I John M. Freeman Clerk of the } Inferior Court of said County do certify that Minyard Sanders who attests the within declaration is a lawful Justice of the peace within and for said county. Given under my hand and seal of office this 11th Dec 1850. John M. Freeman Clk I C State of Georgia } County of Franklin } I Thomas F. Anderson do Certify that I was the Captain Commanding the company to which Barney Meaders belonged and that the facts stated in his Declaration is substantially True and that he was honerably Discharged. Sworn to and subscribed before me this the Sixth day of Dec 1850 Thomas F. Anderson Minyard Sanders JP



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