William BARNETT John BARNETT Catherine VANCE Margaret BARNETTWIFE Mini tree diagram

William BARNETT1,1

16411 - 17091

Life History


Born in Scotland.1

15th Feb 1664/5

Married Catherine VANCE in Londonderry, Londonderry, Ireland.1


Birth of son John BARNETT in Londonderry, Ireland.2,1




  • Millennium File
    William Barnett
    Birth 1641 Scottland
    Death Date 1709
    Marriage 15 Feb 1665 Londonderry, Derry [Londonderry], Ireland
    Father William Barnett
    Mother Margaret
    Spouse Catherine Katharine Vance
    Children John Barnett
    Spouse Father Joseph Vance
    Spouse Mother Rebecca

    Barnett Baptisms 1600's Derry Cathedral, Londonderry, Ireland

    [The church is actually named St Colomb's Cathedral, and sits in the old walled city of Derry.  The current building dates back to 1633, when it was finished, to replace the nearby original Templemore, built in the 1500s, which was damaged in an accidentalexplosion. --  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Columb%27s_Cathedral]

    The following was published in the Belfast Ireland Times in 1858 by R. M. Sebbets, Historian.
    There was a William Barnett, born ca 1609 who came from Scotland to Ireland prior to 1634, who was a weaver, a manufacturer of wool, and he settled in Londonderry, Ireland where he died 5 January 1652 and was buried there. His wife was Margaret was born ca 1613 and she died Londonderry, 19 Feb. 1682.

    The Derry Cathedral, Parish of Templemore Register 1642-1720; lists the following baptisms:
    1. Jane Barnett b 1635, m 29 Jan 1656 to James Davison of Culmore, County Derry
    2. Mongy Barnett, b 1637, m. 30 Aug 1658. Jennett Symerell
    Issue: a. Mary Barnett bap. 6 Jan 1660
    b. Elizabeth Barnett, bap 12 May 1772
    c. William Barnett bap . 3 May 1663
    d. John Barnett, bap. 10 Apr 1664, buried St. Peter's Church, Dec. 1756, m 26 Jan 1681, Katherine Gillpatrick(Kilpatrick)
    3. Steven Barnett , b. 1639, m 1659 Elizabeth, dau of b 1639., dau. of Joseph Vance
    Issue: a. Elizabeth Barnett, bap. 20 May 1660
    b. James Barnett, bap 27 Apr 1662
    c. Susannah Barnett bap 6 May 1663
    d. William Barnett, bap. 3 May 1664
    4. William Barnett, b 1641, d. 1709. served in the siege of Derry, on muster roll 1663, age 22 years, m. 15 Feb 1665, Katherine Vance, dau. of Joseph Vance and Rebecca, bap. 24 May 1643

    a. Katherine Barnett, bap. 14 May 1667, buried 21 June 1670
    b. James Barnett, bap 16 Nov 1669
    c. Jane Barnett, bap. 6 May 1663
    d. Matthew Barnett, bap. 22 Apr. 1674, m. 19 Apr 1693 Jane Walker
    e. Abigail Barnett, bap. 16 Aug. 1676, m. 10 Jan 1698 Robert Boyd
    f. John Barnett, bap. 20 May 1678,d. 1 Sept 1734 m. Jeannette Power 16 Apr 1700; dau. of Patrick Power and Jeannette ----
    g. William Barnett, bap. 3 May 1679, m 10 June 1711 Margaret Preston
    All of the above dates, not found in Derry Cathedral were from registers in St. Columb's Cathedral, Londonderry
    The last two, John and William, came to America in ca 1730 to Lancaster Co,PA
    -- L Hoover, Ancestry Stories, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/6938014/person/-925295937/mediax/1?pgnum=1&pg=0&pgpl=pid%7CpgNum&ftm=1


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