Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Catherine Barnes

Female 1762 - 1814  (52 years)


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  • Name Catherine Barnes 
    Born 1762  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 Aug 1814  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I027545  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 

    Father Richard Barnes,   b. Abt 1724, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1804, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Mother Mary Hayward Batt,   b. 12 Apr 1733, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1804, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 70 years) 
    Married Abt 1750  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16831  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Gen. Mitchell,   b. 1760, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1812, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married Aft 9 Sep 1794  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Alexander Mitchell,   b. Bef 20 May 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1812, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 16 years)
     2. Mary Anne Mitchell,   b. Bef 20 May 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Richard Henry Barnes Rev. Mitchell,   b. 1799, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1869, Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Elizabeth Mitchell,   b. Abt 1801, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Walter Hanson Jenifer 'General' Mitchell,   b. 10 Aug 1801, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1870, Mulberry Grove, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F09031  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Rosemary Lawn Cemetery
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      Contributed by Anne Braun
      Mitchell, Catherine, d. Aug 1,1814, age 52 years s/w John
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      General John Mitchell married (second) Catherine Barnes a sister of John Barnes.
      John Mitchell entered the Revolutionary Army as an Ensign. He served through the whole war with credit and rose to the rank of Captain. He retained through life a fondness for military affairs and at the time of his death was an officer in the Maryland militia with the rank of General.

      They had a son:
      1. Walter Hanson Jenifer Mitchell +

      He married second on 7 October 1856 Susan Thomas, b. 29 July 1835 at "Cremona", Mechanicsville, St. Mary's County, Maryland She was the daughter of Dr. William Thomas and Elizabeth L. Lansdale.
      Susan died 4 January 1908 and is buried at All Faiths Episcopal Church.

      Their children were:
      1.Lucy Compton Mitchell, b. 1859 in St. Mary's Co. and died 26 August 1961 in Calvert County, Maryland.
      2.Edwin Mitchell, b. 27 November 1864 in St. Mary's Co. and died 23 October 1902 at "Cremona", Mechanicsville, St. Mary's County, Maryland

      Darnall Daley,

      === this catherine never married
      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-7, 1777-1782; Page 613.
      Jean Barnes Will.
      I, Jane Barnes of Cc, am sick and weak of body but of perfect mind and memory.
      To my mother - the use of all my estate, during her natural life, and at her death -
      To my 4 nieces, Catharine Harrison, Catharine Barnes, and Mary Ann Barnes and Jane Cooksey - all my personal estate, to be equally divided between them.
      To my 2 nephews, William Barnes and Richard Barnes, sons of Richard Barnes - my land, after my mother's
      executrix: my mother, Catharine Barnes.
      Signed Nov 21, 1779 - Jean (X her mark) Barnes.
      Wit - John Barker, Elizabeth McDaniel, Mary H, Barnes.
      Probated on Feb 13, 1781 by the oaths of witnesses John Barker and Elizabeth McDaniel
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 219.
      Richard Barnes Sr., Will, March 8, 1802; October 22, 1804
      I, Richard Barnes of CC, being in perfect health of body and of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To sons William Barnes, Richard Barnes and the heirs of my late son Henry Barnes, tracts lying on Wheelers Branch, which my father Matthew Barnes bought from Colonel Robert Hanson to be divided between said sons and grandchildren as follows: 1/3 to son William Barnes, 1/3 to son Richard Barnes, and the remaining 1/3 to my grandchildren, John Beale Barnes, Mary Hawkins and Catharine Claggett.
      To son William Barnes, 100 acres, being the first purchase of land which I made from Richard Hudson lying on Wards Run.
      To son Humphrey Barnes, all my second and after purchases of land from Richard Hudson lying on Wards Run. Also part of tract "Hoggs Quarter", and part of tract "Bastable" which lyes contiguous, to be divided as follows: beginning at a stone boundary and corner of the land of James Muncaster, running North West through said two tracts till it intersects the back line of "Bastable". All the land on the West side to son Humphrey Barnes.
      To son John Barnes, all those parts of land called "Hoggs Quarter", and "Bastable" which lyes on the East side of said dividing line. Also 100 acres of my dwelling plantation being part of "Poynton Manor" already laid off adjoining his part of "Hogs Quarter". Also 80 Acres of land part of "Poynton Manor", being the first purchase I made of Maximillian Matthews. Also 50 acres of land I purchased from Matthew Stone being part of Poynton Mannor. Also 75 acres of land which I purchased of Thomas Stone son of John.
      To son Richard Barnes, 182-1/2 acres of land part of Poynton Manor being the last purchase I made of Maximilian Matthews.
      To daughter Cathrine Mitchell, two tracts, "St. Edmundsbury" and "Hansons Advice" which were the dwelling plantaion of my late father except acre being the graveyard.
      To daughters Mary Ann Barnes and Mary Batt Barnes, that parcel of land which I purchased from the heirs of Samuel Stone. Also that parcel which I purchased of Sarah Stone, Rachel Stone, and Elizabeth Land Stone. Also a tract called "Hob" containing 6 acres. My said daughters to have the use and occupation of the room in my dwelling house called the long room during their single lives.
      To son William Barnes, negro Ruth.
      To son Humphrey Barnes, negro Charles.
      To son Richard Barnes, the following negroes in his possession; Isaac, Henry, Thomas, and Rachel.
      To son John Barnes, negro William, Nace, Ignatius, Andrew, and Sarah.
      To daughter Mary Ann Barnes, negroes Esther, Jane, Sam (who I got from Lawson Speake), Chandler and Old Sam.
      To daughter Mary Batt Barnes, negroes Milly, Henny, Alice and Leonard.
      To daughter Cathrine Mitchell, negro Mary, and 50 pounds current money.
      To son Humphrey Barnes, my grist mill on Stones Run, repaired lately by him and me jointly conditioned that all my other children who may live contiguous shall have their grain ground free from toll.
      Item: I bequeath the rest and residue of my personal estate to son John Barnes and daughters Mary Ann Barnes and Mary Batt Barnes.
      Executora: son John Barnes and daughter Mary Ann Barnes
      Signed: March 8, 1802 Richard Barnes
      Wit: James Morris, Richard Price, Thomas Harrison Reeder
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book HBBH-13, 1808-1817; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 191.
      General John Mitchell, Will, February 11, 1804; November 14, 1812
      I, John Mitchell of CC, planter, being indisposed, but of sound mind, memory and understanding;
      Item, the crop of tobacco and wheat shall be first sold to discharge my debts.
      To eldest son John Truman Stoddert Heaberd Mitchell, negroes Spencer and Sophia, 1 good feather bed, bedstead and furniture complete, my clock and book case, 1 table and 4 windor chairs, 2 cows and calves, a young black mare and her colt now at Smiths Point plantation, the cart and 1 yoke steers and all the plantation utensils on the said plantation, 1 riding horse. Also 1/6 part of negro John, a gift from Richard Barnes Sr. to his grandson William Alexander Mitchell, now deceased, I give him in lieu negro Davie the son of Sophia.
      Item: knowing as I do my said eldest sons affection for his mother and little brothers and sisters, I fondly hope he will continue it after my decease; and most earnestly recommend them to his care and protection as they may perhaps sometimes stand in need of a friend and protector.
      To son Richard Henry Barnes Mitchell, negro Allen, in lieu of his 1/6 part of negro John, also negro boy, {new born} son of Pegy.
      To daughter Mary Ann Mitchell, a riding horse, side saddle and bridle complete in lieu of her 1/6 part of negro John.
      To daughter Elizabeth Mitchell, negro Ammey in lieu of her 1/6 part of negro John, and when at age of 12 years, 1 riding horse, saddle and bridle to her.
      To son Walter Hanson Jenifer Mitchell, the said negro John agreeably to the last request of his deceased brother William Alexander Mitchell whose property he was to him and his heirs, also negro Phil.
      To wife Catharine Mitchell, during her life of widowhood, the plantation whereon I now dwell, and all the residue of my property soever for her support and the maintenance and education of my two sons Richard and Walter and my two daughters Mary Ann and Elizabeth, and after her death to said sons Richard and Walter.
      Executors: wife Catharine Mitchell, friends Daniel Jenifer and David Stone
      Signed: February 11, 1804 John Mitchell
      Wit: Doctor Samuel Hanson, Muncaster Murdock, Thomas Murdock
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 291. Bond, recorded at the request of Thomas Crackles.
      We John Mitchell and Catherine Mitchell of CC, give bond of 800 to Thomas Crackells (Crackles) this Jul 10, 1778, to warrant that sd John Mitchell and Catherine Mitchell, convey to sd Crackells a parcel of land called Shaws Folly, containing about 55 acres, and another parcel of land, being part of a tract of land called Mobberly, containing about 45 acres in CC, and conveyed by Ralph Shaw to Hugh Mitchell, father of the afd John and Catherine Mitchell, as by deed dated Feb 19, 1759. Signed - John Mitchell, Caty Mitchell.
      Wit - Jno Halkerston, J Gwinn,
      Jul 10, 1778. Received as a consideration for executing the within bond, 215 8 shillings and 9 pence, being the agreed for purchase money at the rate of $6 for each acre of the within mentioned land, containing 953/4 acres [sic]. Signed - John Mitchell Jr. Wit - Jno Halkerston, J winn. Recorded Aug 17, 1778.
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      Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 249. Deed of Gift, recorded at the request of Catharine Mitchell,
      For the natural love and affection that I have for my sister, Catharine Mitchell, I have this day given and delivered to her, a young Negro boy named George, son of Negro Sarah. Signed Jan 12, 1786 - Jennett Mitchell. Wit John Mitchell, Lucy H.T Mitchell. Recorded Apr 28, 1786.

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