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Barron Family, South Carolina to Georgia to Mississippi ending up in Louisiana
Posted by: Janet Jeffus (ID *****2774) Date: September 16, 2010 at 05:41:12
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I am hoping that someone...even though this is ancient may have something to add....I am a descendant of this Catawba woman....who her husband...maynot have been legal marriage is lost:

The Barron Family was from the Rock Hill, South Carolina area. Passports were issued to Samuel and Thomas Barron to travel through the Creek Nations. Samuel Barron was the father of Thomas, and Lashoma a Catawba Indian was the mother of Samuel. Indian Land Presbyterian Church of Rock Hill South Carolina was built on land purchased from her tribe.
The name Lashoma comes from the Siouan - Iriquoi, which is the origination (lineage) of the Catawba Tribe (nation). Catawba means "The River People".
William Thomas Barron (Thomas Barron - passport was issued to), and Samuel settled on a piece of property in Wilkinson County, not far from the Buffalo River. William Thomas Barron married Naomi Clark (born 1794) on February 1, 1809 in Burke County, Georgia.
William Thomas Barron was in the War of 1812, Capt. D.T.W. Cook's Mississippi Militia - Wilkinson County, was discharged in New Orleans, March 31, 1815.
William Thomas Barron died when lightning struck him in Holmesville, Mississippi on August 26, 1836. Naomi made many applications for more land for his service in the War of 1812, she received 40 acres issued on the 6th day of April 1852 under the Bounty Land Act of 1850 - she applied and received more on March 3, 1855. Naomi Clark Barron received a widow's pension for William Thomas Barron's service in the War of 1812. It was through the Vicksburg (Vicksburgh) Agency - the rate per month was $8.00 commencing February 4, 1871. Pension through the Federal Government .

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