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James J. Barnhill



James J. Barnhill , son of John Barnhill and Unknown , was born in 1782 in New Hanover County, NC, died after 1860 in Bladen County, NC, and was buried in Bladen County, NC.

General Notes:

1812 War
James served as a soldier with the New Hanover Regiment (Nixon's) in the War of 1812. He was inducted as a Private and discharged as a Private.
(Roll Box 11, Roll Exc 602).

1818 Dec 10 - James applied for a Land Grant - 100 acres at the head of Colvins Creek. (Book 133, pg. 154)

1820 Federal Census Records - New Hanover County, NC
1 male 26 - 45
1 female 26 - 45
3 males 0 - 10
3 females 0 - 10
2 males 10 - 16

In early New Hanover records, 1823 S 289
James Barnhill to Wm. H. Beatty, 200 acres of land at head of Colvin's Creek. (There is a branch of Black River called Colvin's Creek running in from the west.)

1830 Federal Census Records - Bladen County, NC
1 male 40 - 50
1 female 40 - 50
1 male 10 - 15
2 females 5 - 10
2 males 15 - 20
1 female 10 - 15
1 male 20 - 30
1 female 15 - 20

1835 August 3 - James J. Barnhill to Alexander Cromartie $320.00 - a negro female slave named Mary of 10 yrs. of age. Wit: John G. Sutton, Geo. Cromartie. May Term 1836. L. L. Clerk.

1836 March 18 - J. J. Barnhill to Alexr. Cromartie $450.00 - a negro woman named Easter of 35 years of age and her child named Elisa, 2 years of age. Wit: Geo. Cromartie. May Term 1836. D. L. Clerk.

1840 Federal Census Records - Bladen County
Subdivision of NE side of Cape Fear River
James J. Sr 50-60 farmer
female 60-70
1 male to 5
1 male 20-30
1 female 5-10
1 female 15-20
2 females 20-30

(James' wife dies after 1840 and prior to 1850)

1845 Sept 22 Bladen County Deed Book #8 (544) - James Barnhill, Senr. to Henry Barnhill, son of said James Barnhill - for natural love and affection give unto my son at my death 50 acres of land including where I now live...it being part of 150 acres granted to Wm. D. Kelly om 1803 and on the 23 day of Nov & deeded from R. C. Kelly to James Allen & from James Allen to myself...above Frenches Creek on NW side adj Samuel Ashe. Wit: Charles Elwell, Joseph Elwell. Feb Term 1846. H. H. Robinson, Clk.

1850 (July) Federal Census Records Bladen County, NC
Subdivision of NE side of Cape Fear River.
James J. 68
Eliza 29 *
David 9
Francinia 1
( * Not clear if this is a daughter/daughter in law or 2nd wife).

1860 Bladen County, NC French's Creek Township/PO
James J. 80 born in NC - Pauper
Eliza 39
Frances 12

James married (name unknown).

Children from this marriage were:

Ann Barnhill was born in New Hanover County, NC.

Barnhill was born in NC.

Barnhill was born in NC.

Barnhill was born in NC.

Marcus Phillip Barnhill Sr. was born about 1806 in New Hanover County, NC and died after 1880 in Bladen County, NC.

James J. Barnhill Jr. was born in 1812 in New Hanover County, NC.

Henry H. Barnhill was born about 1814 in NC.

Eliza Barnhill was born about 1821 in NC, died in Bladen County, NC, and was buried in Bladen County, NC.