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 Brinsley Barnes

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Brinsley Barnes

Birth
Ireland
Death 4 Nov 1794 (aged 80–81)
Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 92305940 View Source
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By ulakate, Ancestry.com

This document is intended to be informative only and is not intended to be a critical piece of work. Errors have been minimized but I am sure some still exist within this updated document for a variety of reasons. Also, please keep in mind that this history is not intended to exalt or humiliate anyone and anything which may seem otherwise is purely unintentional - From Warren E (Mick) Barnes:

Brinsley & Elizabeth Barnes - Time line:

1713: Estimated Birth year of Brinsley Barnes (Source: Barbara Weir, Archivist for Chester County Archives & Records, West Chester Pa defined 'Inmate' category of tax payer as a male who was at least 21 years of age, married, but did not own land in Chester county Pa.

1734:The first year Brinsley appeared on the tax rolls of Chester County Pa. (21 years from 1734 gives the latest birth date of 1713)

1734 -1738: Listed as 'Inmate' on Tax Records for Kennett Township, Chester County, P 1734, 17 Sep 1735: Birth of daughter Mary in Delaware County Pa. (Source: Tax Records for Kennett Township, Chester County, Pa.)

1735: Listed as a witness to the marriage of John Morgan & Lydia Babb, Newark Meeting House. (Source: Kennett Monthly Meeting Marriages, 1692-1821, Box PH-265, page 80, Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College)

1736/1737: Birth of son John in Chester County Pa.

1737: Brinsesby (sic) Barnes signs petition in Wilmington on the Delaware. (Source: Benjamin Ferris,Original Settlements on The Delaware, page 212.)

1740: Birth of son James in Chester County Pa.

1741: Elizabeth received in membership to Kennett Quaker Church. (Source: Women's Minutes, Kennett Monthly Meeting, 26 December 1741, page 132.)

1741-1746: No Taxes were due nor collected in Kennett Township. (Source: Tax Records for Kennett township, Chester County, Pa. & personal discussions, 1997 & 2000 by Mick & Barb with Barbara Weir and follow-on letters on same.)

1743: Listed as a witness to the marriage of John Oark & Ann Young, Center Meeting House. (Source: Kennett Monthly Meeting Marriages,
1692-1821, Box PH-265, page 140, Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College.)

1744: Listed as a witness to the marriage of John Wilson & Abigail Harlan, Kennett Meeting House. (Source: Kennett Monthly Meeting Marriages, 1692-1821, Box PH-265, page 165, Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College.)

1745: Listed as a witness to the marriage of William Beatty & Betty Ooud, Kennett Meeting House. (Source: Kennett Monthly Meeting Marriages, 1692-1821, Box PH-265, page 146, Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College.)

1747: Birth of son Brinsley II

1748-1751: Listed as 'Inmate' on Tax Records for Kennett Township, Chester County, Pa. (Source: Tax Records for Kennett township, Chester County, Pa. & personal discussions, 1997 & 2000 by Mick & Barb with Barbara Weir and follow-on letters on same.)

1750: Birth of son Thomas in Chester County, Pa.

1751: Last year Brinsley Barns was listed as a tax payer in Chester County PA (Source: Tax Records for Kennett township, Chester County, Pa.)

1751: Birth of son Jehu in Orange County, NC

1752: Birth of daughter Lydia in Orange County, NC

1753, 5 May: "Certificate requested for Elizabeth Barns to Carolina she being about to remove" (from Kennett Quaker Church) (Source: Women's Minutes, Kennett Monthly Meeting, 5 May 1753.)

1753, 1 Sep: "Elizabeth Barns disowned .... for drinking hard liquor .. "by Kennett Quaker Church. (Source: Women's Minutes, Kennett Monthly Meeting, 1 Sept. 1753.)

1754, 20 Mar. & 17 April: Request filed for Survey and Plat of 640 acres, Land Grant provided by Earl of Granville to Brinsley Barns, in Orange County, NC; Survey & Plat included portions of Rocky River and the mouth of Mudlick Creek. (Source: Survey Order authorized by Francis Corbin, agent for the Earl of Granville, dated 17 Apri1 1754, County of Orange, NC.)

1756, 5 April: Survey & Plat Map of the 640 acres of Brinsley Barns, Orange County NC; James Barns & George Hobson Jr. were listed as chain carriers.

1760, 1 Nov: Elizabeth Barns received on request, Cane Creek Meeting House, Cane Creek NC. (Source: William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. I, pages 373, 347, 356.)

1761, 6 June: Mary Barns received on request, Cane Creek Meeting House, Cane Creek NC (Source: William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. I, pages 373, 347, 356) 1761, 10 June: Brinsley obtains 640 acres of land in Orange County NC from Earl of Granville (Source: Included in the text of the sale of land in 1787 by Brinsley IT to Andrew Culberson, Deed Book D, page 196 & 197, Chatham County, NC.)

1763, 3 May: John Johnson appointed overseer of road from his house to Jeremiah Hadley's place, in the room of Brumley (sic) Barnes. (Source: Orange County, NC Court, 3 May Vol. Aug. 1762 - Aug. 1766 Abstracts.)

1763, 4 June: Ann (Barns) Hobson received on request, Cane Creek Meeting House, Cane Creek, NC. (Source: William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. I, pages 373, 347, 356.)

1767, 10 Feb: Brinsley sells three separate parcels of land in Orange County, NC one parcel each to Samuel Carter, John Barnes, and James Barnes. (Source: Abstracts from Register of North Carolina Deeds 1752-1768 and 1793 Colonial.)

1768-1772: Brinsley was a Regulator in Orange County, NC. (Source: Colonial Records of North Carolina, Volume 7, page 733)

1768: Brinceley (sic) Barnes signs Regulator's Advertisement No.9 petition in Orange County, NC. (Source: Colonial Records of North Carolina, Volume 7, page 733.)

1769, 10 June: Brinsle (sic) and Elizabeth Barns named in trespass suit against Daniel Vinson, Burke County NC, (Source: Burke County, North Carolina Land Records & More Important Miscellaneous Records, 1751-1809, page 53,152,154, Vol. III.)

1771, 16 May: War of the Regulation & Battle of Alamance. (Source: William E. White, A History of Alexander County, Alexander County, NC Library.)

177?: Brinsley, ? The refugee from Alamance." (Source: William E. White, A History of Alexander County, Alexander County, NC Library.)

1771, 10 Sep: Brinsley conveyed all or part of 640 acres in Chatham County, NC obtained from Earl of Granville in 1761 to son Brinsley II. (Source: Included in the text of the sale of land in 1787 by Brinsley IT to Andrew Culberson, Deed Book D, page 196 & 197, Chatham County, NC.)

1771, 19 Sept: Brinsley sells 146 acres of land in Chatham County, NC to son Brinsley II. (Deed Book A, pages 103,104, & 105, Chatham County, NC.)

1772: Brinsley Barns on Tax Record, Orange County, NC 1773: Brinsley Barns listed as a debtor of Col. John McGee, Orange County, NC. (Source: Page 38, North Carolina Genealogical Society JournaI.Vol. 1.)

1774, 9 Aug: Brinsley included in group of men to layout a road from Chatham Courthouse to Ely Bransons, Chatham County Court Minutes. (Source: Page 59, VoL III, NC Genealogical Society Journal.)

1775: Beginning of the American Revolutionary War with England.

1775, 1 Feb: Daughter Anne BARNES Hobson dies. Buried in the Quaker cemetery at Rocky River, Chatham County, NC. (Source: William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. I, pages 373, 347, 356.)

1780, 31 March: NC Land Grant of 390 acres in Chatham County NC to Brinsley Barns (Source: Deed Book C, Pages 514 & 515, Chatham County, NC.)

178?: Brinsley conveys 390 acres of land in Chatham County, NC to son Brinsley II. (Source: Included in text of sale of land by Brinsley II to Andrew Culberson, Deed Book D, pages 205 & 206, Chatham County, NC in 1787)

1780, Nov: Brinsley supplied horsehire as material aid to the Militia of NC. (Source: Report No. 30, North Carolina State Archives, S.115.45, Revolutionary Army Accounts, Vol. A, page 192.)

1780: Brinsley buys land in Taylorsville Township in Wilkes County, NC

1782: Brinsley Barns supplied two sheep as material aid to the Militia of NC (Source: Report No. 40, North Carolina State Archives, S.115.45, Revolutionary Army Accounts, Vol A, page 72.)

1782, 23 Oct: NC Land Grant of 400 acres in Chatham County, NC to Brinsley Barns. (Source: Deed Book C, Page 392, Chatham County, NC.)

1783, 5 Aug: Brinsley Barns receives a Revolutionary War Pay Voucher from Morgan District of Wilkes County, NC. (Source: Revolutionary War Pay Voucher #1812, Morgan District, North Carolina, 5 August 1783, NC State Archives.)

1783: Ending of the American Revolutionary War with England,

1784, 22 July: Brindley (sic) Barnes 100 acre Warrant on Lower Little River, adjacent to Patrick Sloan and Isaac Elledge. (Source: Burke County North Carolina Land Records,Vol. III.)

1784, 17 Nov: Brinsley & Elizabeth Barnes listed as witnesses to marriage of their granddaughter Margaret Carter to Isaac Stubbs at Rocky River Meeting, Chatham County NC. (Source: Cane Creek NC Marriages. 1755-1840, Box NC-2, page 120, 17DllMI784, Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College.)

1784, 21 Dec: Brinsley & Elizabeth Barns sell 250 acres of land in Chatham County, NC to John Chamness, (Source: Book D, pages 18 & 19, Chatham County, NC.)

1785, 7 Aug: Brinsley & Elizabeth Barns sell 150 acres of land in Chatham County, NC to Jacob Teague. (Source: Book D, pages 18 & 19, Chatham County, NC.)

1787: Brinsley founded Little River Church in Alexander County, NC. (Source: William E. White, A History of Alexander County, Alexander County, NC Library.)

1789, 24 March: Survey & Plat Map of 100 acres of land owned by Brinsley Barns in Burke County NC. (Source: Survey & Plat Map, Burke County NC 24 March 1789 ... Opal.)

1790, July: Articles of Agreement between Brinsley and son Jehu for the care of Brinsley until his death. (Source: Articles of Agreement between Brinsley Barnes and Jehu Barnes, July Term 1790, page 278, Superior Court, Wilkes County, NC.)

1791, April: ".... Little River Church represented by Elder John Swain and Mr. Barnes (probably Brinsley) .... ? (Source: William E. White, A History of Alexander County, Alexander County, NC Library.)

1794, Autumn: Brinsley Barnes dies in Morgan Militia District of Wilkes County, NC 1794, 4 Nov: Ordered by the Wilkes County, NC Court that letters of Administration be granted to Jehu Barns on the estate of Brinsley Barns, Deceased. (Source: Wilkes county, NC Minute Docket, Court of Pleas & Quarter Session, 178-1790, 1790- 1798, c.104.30001)

1795, 5 Feb: John Bradburn relinquishes Executorship of Will of Brinsley Barns. (Source: Wilkes County, NC Court Minutes, Vol. IV, 5 Feb. 1795.)

1795, 5 Feb: Brinsley Barnes II requests to have the Last Will & Testament of immigrant Brinsley Barnes proved in open court. (Source: Wilkes County NC Court Minutes, page 66, 5 Feb. 1795.)

1795, 7 May: Court Case: Jehu Barnes vs John Barnes; Exceptions to Last Will & Testament of immigrant Brinsley Barnes. (Source: Wilkes County NC Court Minutes, Vol. IV, 7 May 1795.)

1795, 5 Aug: Court Case: Articles of Agreement document held by Jehu apparently superseded the Last Will & Testament held by Brinsley II et al. (Source: Wilkes County NC Court Minutes, Vol. IV, 5 Aug. 1795.)

1796, May: Jehu Barnes submits an inventory of the estate of Brinsley Barnes (Source: An Inventory of the Estate of Brinsley Barnes as provided by Jehu Barnes, May Term 1796, Book 1, page 479, Superior Court, Wilkes County, NC.)

1797, July/Aug: Jehu Barnes charges John Barnes on trespass re estate of Brinsley Barnes, deceased. (Source: Wilkes County NC Estates Records, 1777-1945. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC)

1797, Oct: Jehu Barnes Adm. vs John Barnes. (Source: Wilkes County NC Estates Records, 1777-1945. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.)


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