Person:John Barnes (53)

John Barnes about 1608
Facts and Events
Name John Barnes
Gender Male
Birth[2] by about 1608
Death[1][2][3] abt Aug 1671 Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Probate[1][2] 30 Aug 1671 inventory

John Barnes appears in Plymouth in 1633, and frequently appeared in court records for various reasons relating to business transactions and disputes with his neighbors.

  1. 1.0 1.1 Barnes, John, in Stratton, Eugene Aubrey. Plymouth Colony, its history & people 1620 - 1691. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry Pub., c1986), pg 240-241.

    John Barnes married Mary Plummer on 12 September 1633 (PCR 1:16).
    ... He then married (2) Joan ____

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 John Barnes, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).

    BIRTH: By about 1608 based on date of marriage.
    DEATH: Died between 6 March 1667/8 (date of will) and 30 August 1671 ( date of inventory), and certainly closer to the latter date. (In an undated report to the Plymouth court of 5 March 1671/2 a coroner's jury viewed "the corpes of Mr. John Barnes" and stated that "being before his barn door in the street, standing stroking or feeling of his bull, the said bull suddenly turned about upon him and gave him a great wound with his horn on his right thigh, near eight inches long, in which his flesh was torn both broad and deep, as we judge; of which wound, together with his wrench of his neck or pain thereof (of which he complained) he immediately languished; after about 32 hours after he died" [ PCR 5:88].)

  3. Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 1:121.

    "JOHN, Plymouth 1632, prob. of Yarmouth 1639, m. Mary Plummer (whose f. is not kn.), had John b. that yr. wh. d. 25 Dec. 1648; Jonathan, 3 June 1643; Lydia, 24 Apr. 1647; beside Hannah, and an elder d. Mary, wh. m. 1659, at Plymouth, Robert Marshall. His w. d. 2 June 1651, and he had sec. w. Jane, at P. whither soon after d. of his first w. he rem. and there d. 1671 by violence of one of his cattle. See Haz. I. 326."