Sarah <I>Painter</I> Barnard

Sarah Painter Barnard

Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 1 Aug 1849 (aged 44)
Pocopson Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Kennett Square, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 59223721 · View Source
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45 Years

Daughter of Enos and Hannah (Marshall) Painter.

Enos and Hannah had seven children:
Minshall (1801-1873) who did not marry;
James (1802-1867) married Betsy Thatcher in 1835 and removed to East Bradford;
Sarah (1804-1849) who married 4/9/1829 Quaker minister and abolitionist Eusebius Barnard and lived in Pocopson;
Hannah (12/9/1806/8-1840) married John Barnard (12/11/1798-9/20/1888) in 1835 and lived in Chester County, had children Sidney (1836), Jeremiah 1839 lived only @ 3 mths) then sadly Hannah died shortly after 3rd son Enos was born, husband John remarried Lydia Ann and then 3rd wife Martha.
Sidney (1810-1857) married John Sharpless in 1833;
Jacob (1814-1876) who did not marry;
Ann (1818-1914 Philadelphia, buried Cumberland PA) who married William Tyler in 1847.

The unmarried sons of Enos and Hannah Painter (Sarah's brothers), Minshall and Jacob, lived their entire lives on the farm which their father had expanded and the established an arboretum which today is known as Tyler Arborerum.

Married Eusebius Barnard in 1829 and they had 8 children:
Elizabeth P. (4/11/1830-3/26/1856) m. 1855 Thomas C. Hoopes;
Minerva (6/14/1831-5/9/1833, only @ 2 years old);
Hannah M. (3/7/1833-5/12/1914) m. 1857 William B. Hoopes;
Minerva S. (3/20/1835-1907) m. Elwood Hoopes (cousin of William B. Hoopes);
Enos (9/27/1836-9/7/1837, only 1 year old);
Anna (2/26/1839-1/7/1845, only @ 6 years old);
Eusebius R. (11/2/1840-1915) m. Alta Jean Downing;
Enos Painter (4/24/1844-1925) m. 1868 Abigail Steele.

Sarah and Eusebius' farm in Pocopson, Chester County, PA will house the Kennett Underground Railroad, they were Quaker abolitionists.

Sarah was originally buried at Marlborough Meeting Cemetery then her husband Eusebius had her moved next to him at Longwood Progressive Friends Cemetery. Eusebius' second wife Sarah Marsh is also buried next to him.

Note: ??Sarah's daughter Elizabeth Barnard (4/11/1830-3/26/1856) married Thomas C. Hoopes in 1855 and in 1859 had a daughter Laura born in Westtown. Sadly Elizabeth (Barnard) Hoopes died young at @ 26 years old, a few weeks after Laura's birth. Note: Laura's death certificate says her parents are Ellwood & Minerva (Barnard, Elizabeth's sister) Hoopes. Perhaps this Aunt & Uncle raised their niece since her mother died when she was only a few weeks old. Laura's biological father Thomas C. Hoopes remarried 11/18/1861 to Lydia Emma Jobson.??
Laura married John J. Tyler (1851-1930) in 1881. John Tyler was Laura's first cousin once removed, her mothers first cousin, the son of Elizabeth's Aunt Ann (Painter, Sarah Painter Barnard's sister) Tyler.
John Tyler, helped his mother Ann PAINTER Tyler, manage her business affairs and remodeled the family home into a comfortable summer retreat after his marriage in 1881 to Laura Hoopes (also a Painter descendant, her Grandmother Sarah PAINTER Barnard was Ann PAINTER Tyler's sister). In 1930 John Tyler made a will leaving 68 acres around the home of the Painter brothers (Minshall & Jacob) as an arboretum, with an endowment from his estate. The John J. Tyler Arboretum was chartered in 1933. Laura Tyler left the entire balance of the property to create the John J. Tyler Arboretum when she died in 1944.
The Painter's historic home, "Lachford Hall," (where her Grandmother Sarah Painter Barnard was raised) became part of the Arboretum, as well as the library that was built in the early 1860s for Minshall and Jacob. So Sarah (Painter) Barnard's granddaughter Laura (Hoopes) Tyler lived at times on the same Painter homestead which is now Tyler Arboretum.
Excerpt re: Tyler Arboretum from
In 1681 Thomas Minshall, an English Quaker, purchased property in Pennsylvania from William Penn that contained the site now occupied by the Arboretum. Between 1681 and 1944, the property was owned by eight generations of the same Minshall/Painter/Tyler family. Until 1944, it was a working farm and served as a summer residence for the Tyler family.

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  • Maintained by: Loraine Lucas
  • Originally Created by: Kimberly
  • Added: 26 Sep 2010
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Painter Barnard (19 Dec 1804–1 Aug 1849), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59223721, citing Longwood Cemetery, Kennett Square, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Loraine Lucas (contributor 48176490) .