GEORGE BARBER - 533 MARGARET WATKINS - 522 BARBER GENEALOGY Part I Page 1 GEORGE BARBER; born circa 1737; died 1822 Oglethorpe Co., Ga.; married circa 1767 MARGARET WATKINS; born circa 1743 Vincent, Chester County, Province of Penn.; died circa 1825 Oglethorpe Co., Ga. Children: William Matthew, Robert, Elizabeth, Samuel, Reese, Martha, Sarah, Josiah, George, Jr. William Barber, born circa 1767, N. C. Children: daughter Copied From Barber Genealogical Folder in Search room of Georgia State Archives - Ask attendant for help Sketchy notes GEORGE BARBER b. ? Eng 1727 Settle NC bro. Plye? m. MARY MARGARET WADKINS in N.C. came to Wilkes Col. 1787 - Indian fighter d. Oglethorpe Co. 11 Jan 1829 (102 yrs.) (See will of George Barber) MARY WADKINS of Welch descent Long Creek - Wilkes Co. Appendix - GEORGE BARBER, son of George Barber, who died in 1750 in Augusta Co., Va. and his wife, Elizabeth. He had a brother, Ply, and a sister, Sarah. He came from England to America (probably to Chester, Co., Penn.) when young. He married MARGARET WATKINS (probably Bedford Co., Va.); a settled in the Wake-Johnston County area of North Carolina: and later moved to Wilkes Co., Ga. He served as a lieutenant and captain in the Revolutionary War and as a lieutenant-colonel in the Creek Indian War under Elijah Clark--all in Georgia. Ply Barber married and had 3 sons and 3 daughters prior to the 1st U. S. Census. Sarah Barber married Reese Watkins, brother of George's wife. MARGARET WATKINS, granddaughter of Cadawalader Watkins, born 1660, died circa 1718 and daughter of Robert Watkins, born circa 1695, died Feb., 1753, Augusta Co., Va., both immigrants from Wales. 1820 Oglethorpe Co., Georgia Census p. 175 GEORGE BARBER, SR. REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIERS RECEIPTS FOR GEORGIA BOUNTY GRANTS - GA. STATE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES & HISTORY p. 71, 77 GEORGE BARBER 350 ac #877 served under Elijah Clark GEORGIA CITIZENS AND SOLDIERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION by Robert S. Davis, Jr. The following are the longest of the accounts for payment due for supplies and services rendered the Georgia Patriots that are in the Telamon Cuyler Collection, Special Collection, University of Georgia Libraries. p. 34 No. 55. To GEORGE BARBER for building a Fort near Isiah Goolsby on the Waters of Long Creek 100 feet Square as pr account dated 3d Jany. 1780 [dollars] 2000 p. 50 State of Georgia Daniel Gunnell & GEORGE BARBER Wilkes County Being Sworn to Value Two Certain Horses The property of John Clark, One A Grey Horse about 5 years Old 14 Hands Hy's -- The Other a Sorrell about 6 years old 14 Hands Hy's. We Say on there oaths that according to the Best of their Judgment the Grey Horse is Valued @ L 25 Specie The Sorrill @ L 30 Do ___ Sworn to this 21 Feby 1782 55 Barnard Heard J. P. Danl Gunnells GEORGE BARBER State of Georgia County of Wilkes John Clark Being Sworn sayeth that the Above Mentioned Horses was his property when Lost & That they were both Lost in the field of Battle Sworn to before Me John Clark this 22nd Feby 1782 M. Manadue J.P. I do certifye that the above mention'd Horses were Lost in Action E. Clark, Colo (Reverse) John Clark Amts GEORGIA REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIERS, SAILORS, PATRIOTS & DESCENDANTS Compiled by Mary Carter 1977 Volume I p. 16 BARBER, GEORGE (RS - Capt, Ga.) c. 1745 - 1822 m. MARGARET 1805 GEORGIA LAND LOTTERY Oglethorpe County GEORGE BARBER 1692 BB ---------- 1807 GEORGIA LAND LOTTERY Oglethorpe Co. Military District Lot No. Dist. No. BARBER, GEORGE Sr. Pope's 115 8 B Barber, George Jr. Pope's 35 18 W ------- GEORGE BARBER'S Military Records Georgia No. 877 These are to certify, that GEORGE BARBER a refugee, Lieut is entitled to Three hundred and fifty acres of land as a Bounty, agreeable to an Act and Resolve of the General Assembly, passed at August the 19 August 1781 As per certificate E. Clark Colo.Attest Given under my Hand, at Savannah, the 25th Day of March D. Rees Secy in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-four Mouston ---------- May it please your honour to grant your petitioner GEORGE BARBER four hundred and two acres of land agreeable to the within certificate in Franklin County and your Petitioner will pray & To the Honourable the President ) GEORGE BARBER and members of cornish holding ) Land court at Augusta Lieut GEO BARBER No. 923 Georgia No. 988 These are to certify that Lieut GEORGE BARBER a citizen is entitled to two hundred and fifty acres of land, as a bounty, agreeable to an act and Resolve of the General Assembly, passed at Augusta the 20 August 1781 As per certificate E. Clark Colo Given under my Hand, at Savannah, the 25th Day of March in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-four Attest D. Rees Secy Moustown State of Georgia These are to certify, that GEORGE BARBER was an inhabitant of this State prior to the reduction thereof by the British Arms, and was a refugee from the same, during which time he cheerfully did his Duty as a Lieut and Friend to this and the United States. Given under my Hand, this 2nd Day of Feby 1784 By his order Elijah Clarke Colo H. Truman GEORGE BARBER prays your Honourable Board for these certificates (orig) One 250 or 287 acres for Citizen Bounty J the other 350 or 402 acres for a refugee Bounty in two equal tracts in the County of Franklin J your petitioner will pray GEORGE BARBER Georgia By the Court of Justices of the County of Wilkes. To Samuel Criswell, Esquire, County Surveyor for said County. You are hereby authorized and required to admeasure and lay out, or cause to be admeasured and laid out unto GEORGE BARBER a Tract of Land, which shall contain five hundred acres in the said County of Wilkes in of warranted of four hundred and one for one hundred acres on long creek including the plan where he now lives. Taking especial Care that the same has not heretofore been laid out to any person or persons: and you are hereby also directed and required to record the Plat of the same in your office, and transmit a copy thereof, together with this warrant, to the surveyor General, within three months from this date. Given under my Hand, as Senior Justice of the said Court, this tenth day of October 1783. John Truman C.W.C. Georgia By a Court of Justices for Oglethorpe County Jno Moore J. P. To James Hay Esq Surveyor for the county of Oglethorpe County Burl J.P Jno You are hereby authorized and required to admeasure and lay out or cause to be admeasured and laid out, unto GEORGE BARBER a Tract of land, which shall contain five hundred acres, in the said County of Oglethorpe on his Family Head rights Taking especial Care that the same has not hereto fore been laid out to any other person or persons: And you are hereby also directed and required to record the Plat of the same in your Office, and transmit a copy thereof, together with this warrant to the surveyor General within the term of (three months from the date of - is marked through) two years from the date given under my hand this second day of Feby 1794 Jno. Hardeman C.L.C. ---------- BARBER, GEORGE To John Gorham Surveyor for the County of Franklin You are hereby authorized and required to admeasure and lay out, or cause to be admeasured and laid out unto GEORGE BARBER a tract of land, which shall contain Six Hundred and ninety Acres, in the said County of Franklin. Taking especial care that the same has not heretofore been laid out to any other person or persons: And you are hereby also and required to record the Plat of the same in your office and transmit a copy thereof together with this warrant to the surveyor General within the term of three months from this date Given under my hand this seventeenth day of May Secretary's Office John Habersham D. Reece Deputy Sheriff Price E. C.
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