Joseph BARNETT Drusilla BARNETT Joseph Royal BARNETT Micajah Cicero BARNETT Martha BARNETT Ann BARNETT James BARNETT Richard BARNETT Elijah BARNETT Lucy WADE Mini tree diagram

John BARNETT1,2,4,5

15th Oct 17661,2 - 20th Jul 18472,3

Life History

15th Oct 1766

Born in Goochland County, Virginia.1,2

29th Jan 1789

Married Ann BARNETT in Granville County, North Carolina.2,4,3

18th Nov 1840

Death of Ann BARNETT in Madry Tunnel, Giles, Tennessee.2

20th Jul 1847

Died in Madry Tunnel, Giles, Tennessee.2,3


  • John was recorded in the 1790 census in Spartanburg County of South Carolina.  Several members of his families are in nearby households, including his father Joseph and his Uncle Edward.  In this census the Barnett name is spelled with only one T.

    1790 Federal Census, Spartanburg County, South Carolina
    John Barnet
    Free White Males Under 16: 1     Number of Free White Males 16 and Over: 1
    Free White Females: 3             No Slaves Recorded

    North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2004
    County Court Records - FHL # 0019009
    Nancy Barnett
    Spouse John Barnett
    Marriage 29 Jan 1789 Granville County, North Carolina

    One researcher posted this information about John and his father.

    "John Barnett, his wife Nancy, and his father moved to Giles Co. Tn. from Spartanburg, SC. In 1814 he bought land from Aaron Brown to have after the Indian claims were extinguished. He died in 1847 near Mandry's Tunnel on the Nashville and Decatur RR near Aspen Hill."
    --  Aitken Family Tree,


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