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

Alice 'Alyess' Barnett

Female 1739 - 1836  (97 years)


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  • Name Alice 'Alyess' Barnett 
    Born 1739  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 21 Nov 1836  Ohio County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I57834  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Family Benajah Dement,   b. 17 Aug 1738, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1817, Ohio County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 22 May 1765  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F26487  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Mar. 16, 1816 - The Ohio Co., Va. will of Benejah Dement, probated August term 1817, leaves:
      --to Ann Harding [relationship not stated, but dau.], 100 acres of land lying in Fairfield Co., Ohio, range 15, township 2, section 2, no. 34, in said section.
      --to my 4 daughters, viz., Elizabeth Finley, Mary Gilmore, Sarah Rodgers and Margaret Pickens, $50.00 each, the money to be made by renting the 5 fields and horse pasture and garden where I live, and the money due me from Joseph Whitton to be divided amongst them as they come due.
      --my son William Dement to live where he lives now and after the money is made by renting the land where I live now for his sisters and his mother is dead, he shall have all the land.
      --wife Aless Dement, executor, and to dispose of my movable property as she thinks best.
      Signed Benejah Dement.
      Witnesses: Wiliam Ray, Daniel Skinner, Henry Dement.
      --I appoint Ezekiel Rodgers to assist my wife in settling her affairs after my death.
      Signed Benejah Dement.
      Source: Holmes, Marilyn, "Dements Through the Ages," Vol. 1, pp. 65-6, citing Ohio Co., W. Va. Wills, Book 2, p. 141.
      Comment: The witness Henry Dement was Benajah's nephew, the son of his brother George. Ezekiel Rodgers was Benajah's son-in-law, the husband of his dau. Sarah Dement.

      Benajah Dement d. June 4, 1817 in West Liberty, Ohio Co., Va. [now W. Va.] Benajah's widow Alice d. Nov. 21, 1836 at the same place. They are buried in the Benajah Dement Farm Cemetery on Dement Cemetery Road, Wheeling, W. Va. Alice was born in Loudoun Co., Va. and was age 97 when she died.

      Issue of Benajah Dement and Alice/Alyess Barnett:
      (1) Elizabeth Dement, b. Mar. 29, 1769 prob. in Loudoun Co., Va.
      (2) Mary Dement, b. Oct. 29, 1770.
      (3) Dorcas Dement, b. Oct. 11, 1771.
      (4) Lydia Dement, b. June 3, 1773 in Brownsville, Fayette Co., Pa.
      (5) Sarah Dement, b. June 29, 1775 in Washington Co., Pa.
      (6) Ann (Nancy) Dement, b. Feb. 16, 1777 in Ohio Co., Va.
      (7) Margaret Dement, b. Aug. 3, 1779.
      (8) William Dement, b. 1782 in West Liberty, Ohio Co., Va.
      (9) John Dement, age 3 years, 4 months, bapt. Aug. 15, 1790.
      (10) Susannah Dement, age 9 months, bapt. Aug. 15, 1790.

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