|Posted By:||Jason Gervase|
|Subject:||BARNETT - Matagorda Co., TX|
|Post Date:||May 25, 2000 at 20:53:08|
|Forum:||Matagorda County, TX Genealogy Forum|
Searching for more information on this family.
Richard Barnett, son of Joseph Barnett and Lucy Wade, was born 9 Oct 1773 in Spartanburg County, SC. He died in 1832 in Lawrence County, AL. He married Susannah about 1793 in Spartanburg County, SC. Susannah died sometime between 1814 (birth of son, Jorial) and 1820 (1820 Census). Her maiden name COULD have been White or Smith as Richard and Susannah sold and bought lands from the Whites and Smiths. It is also possible that Susannah's maiden name was Lewis. Their son was:
JORIAL born about 1814 in Giles County, TN and died after 1880 in Brazos County, TX. He married twice, first to a Martha about 1835. Their children were: Susan E. (md. H. J. Taylor), Mary D.B. (md. Dave Adams??), Richard Lewis (md. Susan Hill, 2nd to Mary Jane Black), James Alfred (md. Mary D. Taylor, 2nd to Vina), George Allison (md. Rebecca E.), Benjamin Augustin (md. Emily C.), and Martha Callie (md. Leonidas W. P. Eubank). Jorial's second wife was Rachel Hill whom he married on 23 Dec 1858 in Cherokee County, TX. Their children were John Douglas (md. Mary E. Rawes), Nancy Alice (md. Michael Weickersheimer, Jr.), Cinder (Cinderella?), Ward (md. Hettie) and Laura. Jorial moved from Lawrence Co., AL to Itawamba Co., MS then to Cherokee Co., TX. Sometime after his marriage to his second wife, Rachel, he moved to Brazos Co., TX. His descendants lived in the counties of Eastland, Coke, Wharton, Matagorda, Freestone, and Brazos.