1 July 1741–1 February 1822 (Age 80)
Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America
When John Barnes was born on 1 July 1741, in Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Brinsley Barnes, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Lindley, was 20. He married Elizabeth Ruth Fisher on 1 January 1764, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He registered for military service in 1777. He died on 1 February 1822, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.
during the american revolution, 'deaf john' barnes finally picked up his hunting rifle & let a few "red coats" have it after they started to trespass on his farm. by doing so, he gave up all rights to …