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From: "Joe McDonald" <>
Subject: Re: [BARNETT] CAPT. JOHN W. BARNETT b. 1800 Georgia m. ZilphiaWalpoleb. 1802 Georgia m. 1823 Georgia
Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2011 16:39:06 -0400
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Hi June, Sorry it took me so long to back to you. I just found this email in
my old data. Can you please tell me more about your BARNETT'S and did you
ever come across a PYRON in your research?
My John BARNETT b.01 Sep 1772 d. 06 Dec 1851 m. Martha (LNU) 23 Mar 1797.
they settled in Flat Rock, Buncombe Co., NC in about 1805. Any help would be
greatly appreciated.

Stay Well Cuz
Joe McDonald

-----Original Message-----
From: June
Sent: Friday, August 05, 2011 2:41 PM
Subject: [BARNETT] CAPT. JOHN W. BARNETT b. 1800 Georgia m. Zilphia
Walpoleb. 1802 Georgia m. 1823 Georgia

I have yet to positively identify the parents of my 4th great grandfather,
John W. Barnett's b. 1800 Georgia and died 1876 San Saba Texas.
He had a brother Joseph Barnett b. Dec. 14, 1795 Georgia who married Mary
Lord Garrison.
I think their parents were John William Barnett and Nancy (unknown maiden
name) But.......

>From family folklore some think these two brothers were possibly the sons
the same William and Margaret Barnett family as Senator George Washington
Barnett of the Waxhaw area of Lancaster Co, SC

One time I found my John W. Barnett's marriage to Zilphia/Zilpha Walpole in
1823. He says he was b. in GA 1800 and she says she was b. GA 1802
Unfortunately when I returned to further research that.......the LDS had
changed their film numbering I could not confirm.

There are so many John W. Barnett's....mine was referred to as Captain John
W. Barnett as he fought in the Mexican - American war of 1846-1848 .
His life is documented in "The Call of The San Saba" by Alma Ward Hamrick
abt 1838 I believe.

The story goes that he left his family in Pine Springs, (Meridian)
Lauderdale County, Mississippi and went to Texas to fight for the
He earned a land grant and returned to Mississippi abt 1848.

Then after the 1850 Census in MS he and his wife, Zilphia, their son
Joseph, and 3 daughters, Frances Amanda, Elizabeth Torinda and Harriet
Eliza Barnett,
and their husbands (two Hamrick brothers, Thomas Peter Carr and Burwell L.
and James Gray Alford, Sr.) and all their children moved by wagon train to
His brother Joseph Barnett had already settled in Caldwell, Co. TX but
after John and family arrived
he and John traveled to San Saba, Texas and used their land grants to
settle each side of the San Saba River.......The area was
known as Simpson Creek. Joseph Barnett decided not to stay and deeded his
land to his daughter and her husband, Denny Crockett. They built the first
The area around there where Capt. John W. Barnett settled is still
referred to as Barnett Springs and Barnett Shale from there is referred to
in many documents.

......hope you find your Berry Barnett Carolyn! For all we know he could be
the brother of my John and Joseph Barnett! I think somehow Joe McDonald
is related to
these Barnetts also......but can't prove it either!

June Hamrick Schaub

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