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Mariah (Barnes) Price (abt. 1802 - aft. 1850)

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Mariah Price formerly Barnes
Born about in North Carolinamap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
Wife of — married in Haywood county NCmap
Descendants descendants
Died after in Haywood County, North Carolinamap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Jan 2017
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Mariah is last seen on 1850 census in Haywood County, NC. It is presumed that she died after the 1850 Census was taken. She was living next door to Son Henry H. Barnes in 1850.


1830 Census - Haywood County NC - Father Joseph Barnes Household -

Marriage Record - Haywood County NC - Dec 1st 1834

1840 Census - Haywood County NC Husband Richard Price Household-

1850 Census -Haywood County NC- Living next door to Son Henry Barnes-

Mariah was born in 1802. Birth Place possibly be North Carolina.

She shows up on 1830 Census in the household of her Father Joseph Barnes in Haywood County NC.

She had 2 sons that she gave birth out of wedlock and according to the bastardy laws in the 1800's was that any children born out of wedlock could not have the father's surnames and was allowed to have the mother's surname and in the case these 2 boys carried on the last name Barnes because Mariah was born an Barnes before she married Richard Price on Dec 1st 1834 at Haywood County.

Her son Thomas Barnes was born between 1820- 1824 per the census. We think he might have been a little younger than what he gave out as his birth year. On Mariah's Bastardy Disposition Papers - there were 2 Men listed as the father of her 2 children at the time. We suspect Peter Owen could have been the father of Thomas Barnes

Her other son Henry Harvey Barnes - was born approx. 1827- 1830 - His father was Daniel Patrick Monroe who also shows up as another father on Mariah's Bastardy Bonds and My Father has taken Y- Dna test and has a few matches to others who go back to Daniel Patrick Monroe.

So the dna evidence supports the Bastardy Bonds.

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Mariah by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Mariah:

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Richard Price/ Mariah Price
Richard Price/ Mariah Price

Mariah Barnes Bastardy Bonds
Mariah Barnes Bastardy Bonds

Mariah Barnes Bastardy Bonds
Mariah Barnes Bastardy Bonds


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