Person:John Barnett (3)

John Barnett
m. 13 Nov 1728
  1. Sarah BarnettAbt 1728 -
  2. Ann BarnettEst 1729 to 1744 -
  3. Frances BarnettEst 1729 to 1744 -
  4. John BarnettEst 1729 to 1744 -
  5. Ambrose Barnett1730 - 1808
  6. James Barnett1735 - Bef 1782
  7. Agatha BarnettAbt 1738 -
Facts and Events
Name John Barnett
Gender Male
Birth? Abt 1704 Middlesex County, Virginia
Marriage 13 Nov 1728 Middlesex Co., Vato Marrin (Marran) Gibbs
Death? 1750 Orange County, Virginia


Will of John Barnett

Pages 145-46. Will of John Barnett, being sick and weak and in low condition, dated 1 April 1750.

To my beloved wife Marran Barnet my land and plantation whereon I now live with all my personal estate during her natural life. If she marries she should have no more than the law allows.
After her decease my son John Barnet should have it. In case he should die without heir my daughter Anne should have it and in case she should die without heir, it should be equally divided amongst the rest of my daughters.
To my son James Barnet my lost mountain land. In case he should die without heir it should be equally divided amongst my daughters.
To my son Ambrose Barnet one tract on the branches of Smith's Run bounded by Edward Price, Zachary Gibbs, John Medley. In case he should die without heir it should be equally divided amongst my daughters.
After my wife's decease or when she marries my personal estate should be equally divided amongst my children, only my daughter Sarah Wats shall have to the value of £19.10.- current money less than the rest, which she has already received.
My water mill should go with the mannor house.
If any of my children should marry and my wife should think fit to give them any part of my estate it should be valued by three justices and a memorandum of the same put on the County record.
My beloved wife Marran Barnett executrix till my son James and my son Ambrose shall come to age and then the should joyn with her. In case my wife should die before my sons comes to age, my son in law John Watts should be executor till my sons shall come to age and no longer.
(signed) John Barnett
Wit: Elliott Bohannon, David Harris, Zach Gibbs, Duncan Bohanno jur. [sic], Joel Yarbrough.
24 May 1750. Presented into Court by Marran Barnett. Proved by Elliott Bohannon, Zachary Gibbs, David Harris and Joel Yarbrough. [Orange County Virginia Will Book 2, Dorman, pg. 31-32].
  • Pages 149-51. Mr. John Barnett. Inventory. 23 July 1750. Made in obedience with order of 24 May 1750. Total valuation £460.16.8 including 13 slaves valued at £318. (signed) Zack Taylor, Jas. Madison, Joseph Thomas. Further inventory of items appraised signed by Marran Barnett. 26 July 1750. Returned. [Orange County Virginia Will Book 2, Dorman, pg. 32].
  • Page 151. We have valued the several things which Marran Barnett relict of John Barnett have thought fit to give her daughter Sarah Watts in part of her father's estate. Valued at £7.8.1. 23 July 1750. (signed) Richd. Winslow, Hen. Downs, Joseph Thomas. 26 July 1750. Marran Barnett executrix presented this account. [Orange County Virginia Will Book 2, Dorman, pg. 32-33].



Information on John Barnett

John BARNETT, believed to be the son of John BARNETT and his wife Anne of Middlesex Co., Va, was baptized in Christ Church parish 3 Dec. 1704. He died 1750 in Orange Co. (Orange Co., VA, Will Bk. 2, p. 145; written 1 Apr. 1750, pro. 24 May 1750) (A-21, this vol.) John married 13 Nov. 1728 in MIddlesex Co. (R57, p. 166)Marrin (Marran) GIBBS, daughter of John GIBBS and Mary (MULLENS). Marrin was baptized 20 Apr. 1707 in Christ Church parish (R57, p.70). John BARNETT bought, for 22 pounds, 184 a. of land in St. Mark's parish, Spotsylvania Co., 3 Apr. 1733 from Richard MAULDEN , both of the same parish and counkty (Spotsylvania Co., Va, Deed Bk. B, 1729-1734). That was in the portion of Spotsylvania Co. which was converted to Orange Co. in 1734.