Richard Barry

Richard Barry

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Death 29 Jul 1816 (aged 64–65)
Burial Roebuck, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 78000770 · View Source
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Richard Barry and Andrew Barry are both buried in this same cemetery. Andrew is Find A Grave Memorial# 78000792. They were first cousins who married sisters: Richard, DAR Ancestor Number A209039,
married Rosa Moore, sister to Andrew's heroine wife, Margaret Catherine Moore "Kate Berry", Find A Grave Memorial# 78000831.

Richard and Andrew shared grandfather Andrew Barry 1695-1766. Richard descended through Andrew Sr.'s son John Barry 1720 – 1751 and
Catherine Porter, Find A Grave Memorial# 21759164, while Andrew descended through son Richard Berry, a signer of the Mecklenburg County Declaration of Independence of May 1775 and DAR Ancestor Number A006844.

Andrew had a brother, Richard, (1765-1850), who married Margaret McDowell and many researchers confuse the two Richards. In the SAR Membership Application 51173 of John McDowell Harry (yes, Harry - not Barry) the applicant relates that Richard Barry (b.1726) joined the military at the advanced age of 53. He participated in the
Battle of Cowan's Ford where General Davidson was killed. Richard Barry and David Wilson took his body to Hopewell Presbyterian Church and buried him by torchlight - See Find A Grave Memorial# 8582004.

Richard and wife Anna Price Barry were buried at Hopewell as well: Find A Grave Memorial# 8581937 and Find A Grave Memorial# 8581340, respectively.

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SACRED to the memory of RICHARD BARRY sen. Who departed this life July the 29th 1816. In the 65th year of his age.

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  • Created by: Nana x4
  • Added: 9 Oct 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 78000770
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Barry (1751–29 Jul 1816), Find a Grave Memorial no. 78000770, citing Moore-Barry Family Cemetery, Roebuck, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Nana x4 (contributor 46963691) .