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Re: Lewis George m. Rebecca Barrett 1823 VA
Posted by: Jerry Date: December 19, 2000 at 16:47:25
In Reply to: Re: Lewis George m. Rebecca Barrett 1823 VA by K Osborne of 6517

Do you have the parents or siblings of Lewis George? Did they go on the Highland County, Ohio?

Two Barrett Brothers came to America from England
I. David Barrett, who lived in Pennsylvania
II. Arthur Barrett, b. c1680, in England ans came to America as a young man and who settled at Hopewell, Frederick co., Virginia in 1738. He was evidently one of the original founders (70 families) that received a grant to establish a Quaker settlement there. His wife was Lydia Chambers, declaring their intentions to marry for the first time at Concord MM, in Chester co., Pennsylvania, on 4/11/1705.
Issue of Arthur and Lydia Barrett} Arthur, b. 11/7/1709 - Thomas, b. 1/16/1712 - William, b. 2/15/1`713 - Richard. b. 10/20/1717, apparently d. young - James, b. 1/10/1721 - Joseph, b. 5/10/1723, apparently d. young - Benjamin. b. 5/14/1726 and Joseph, b. 4/1/1730.
Benjamin Barrett, m. Eleanor Rogers (still living in 1794) and lived at Winchester, Virginia. She was the dau. of John Rogers and Ellen Pugh. His will was proved on 8/4/1778. They were the parents of six sons and four daughters. Most stayed in Frederick co., Virginia, but some migrated to Highland co., Ohio, where they raised large families.
Children of Benjamin and Eleanor Barrett - all b. Frederick co., Virginia
              I.       Thomas       b. Oct. 11, 1757       m. Dec. 4, 1783, Elizabeth Thornbrough
              II.       Phebe       b. May 26, 1759       m. Oct. 17, 1782, Johathan Pickering
              *III.       Richard       b. Nov. 24, 1760       m. May 12, 1785, Sarah George
              *IV.       Jonathan       b. Nov. 11, 1762       d. 1859 - m. Jan. 7, 1788, Rachel George
              V.       John       b. Dec. 29, 1764       m. Rhoda Taylor
              VI.       David       b. Feb. 19, 1767       m. May 12, 1791, Rachel Baley
              VII.       Lydia       b. 21d, 3mo., 1769 - d. June 4, 1847, Belmont co., OH       m. John Mercer
              VIII.       Benjamin, Jr.       b. 2, 10th mo., 1773       m. Sarah Ward
              IX.       Eleanor        b. 9d, 7m, 1771       m. 11/13/1794, Henry Cowgill - d. Feb. 10, 1840
              X.       Sidney       b. (not in will)       m. John Crampton
§ * Barrett brothers m. George sisters §
Ellis George’s will dated December, 20, 1805 & proved April 16, 1810,
names his wife Lydia & five children;
       1-James, 2-Richard, 3-Sarah Barrett, 4-Rebecka Lupton & 5-Rachel Barrett.
       Land bought of John Lupton, George Myers land; "To all my friends, the members of Hopewell Monthly        Meeting, a burying place, "land bought of Bernard Brelsford near Dillons Run.
Exec. James & Richard George, sons. Witness, Henry & Lydia George, Jr.
Note: A9. Lydia George Jr.’s name found only on record of marriage of Sarah George & Richard Barrett.
Assume she may have d. & next named, "Lydia George Jr." is daughter of Richard George.

Children of Ellis & Lydia George - birth order assumed
A70       +2.       I.       Richard       m. Mary Cowgill, June 12, 1783       b.?       d.?
A71       +3.       II.       Sarah Lydia       m. Richard Barrett, May 12, 1785       b. Jan. 1, 1763
A72       +4.       III.       Rebecca       m. Jesse Lupton, April 13, 1786       b.c1762 - d.c4-16-1810
A73       +5.       IV.       Rachel       m. Jonathan Barrett, Jan. 7, 1788       b. 1768- d. 1859
A74       +6.       V.       Jesse       m. Mercy Lupton, Jan. 14, 1795       b.       d.
A75       +7.       VI.       James       m. 2nd., Mary Barrett, April 13, 1825       b.       d.
A76       +8.       VII       George        m? Mary; was at Hopewell MM, Virginia, 1782
A77       9.       VIII.       Lydia Jr.       signed Marriage Cert. for her sister, Sarah, May 12, 1785


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