Hugh William Barnes

Hugh Barnes

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Hugh W. Barnes
Born 1940s.
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Biography

Hugh at 67 in 2015 was late in coming to genealogy but not to research. It is now a passion that in 2017, lead to the creation of the Barnes-Oxford Genealogy Research Foundation, Inc. The foundation is a 501(c) corporation. The Foundation maintains a genealogy and history website

https://CompetitiveStrategies.us

In order to improve the ability for articles on the website to get found in a Google search, Hugh has become skilled in Search Engine Optimization (SEO). He now teaches it at a nearby community college and has a consultancy. The website's articles occasionally appear ahead of Ancestry.com, Wikitree and Find A Grave.

Genealogy has become an obsession as was now his abandoned interested in Republican Party politics. Hugh was a member of what was known as the Old Guard. It is exemplified by his great grandfather a Wilkes County North Carolina Baptist minister who donated a horse to the Union Army [Barnes-7607]. He is working on an e-Book on the Old Guard and will populate Wikitree with many of its former leaders.

The greatest person who influenced Hugh's life and instilled a strong sense of family values was his maternal grandfather Hugh Blair Oxford [Oxford-194]. Without Papaw, he would not have been the first person on either side of his family to attend college. He is a 1970 graduate of Appalachian State University. Following in Papaw's footsteps, Hugh is a newly elected Baptist Deacon.


Wikitree and DNA cousins have opened many doors for Hugh. The website in addition to genealogy will become a prime source for the history of the NC Foothills. The index to Lenoir Family Papers a collection dating from 1770-1940 will be exclusively available there. The papers cover details in the life of General William O. Lenoir a major player at the Battle of King Mountain and many of his descendants. General Lenoir was a Whig and refused three-time to run as their candidate for Governor. Hugh's early Barnes's were planters and Jeffersonian-Democrats.

He has discovered a new collection of source documents dating back to the late 1700’s that will be scanned and placed on the website. They are available nowhere and are of significant historical value.

Hugh is honored to be one of several Profile Manager for both his Barnes [Barnes-1145] and Oxford [Oxford-205] immigrants which are both Protected Profiles. Although low in rank, he is also proud that his Barnes grandfathers Brinsley and Solomon and Brinsley sons account for 7 Revolutionary War Patriots. When Brinsley's son-in-law’s are taken into account, that increases Revolutionary War Patriots to 9.

Hugh teaches genealogy at a community college. He is uncompromising in his desire for through sourcing and two Smith members of Wikitree Ellen [Smith-62120] and Jillaine [Smith-32867] along with Vincent Piazza [Piazza-75] and Robin Lee [Lee-5956] set the standard that he hopes to follow.

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Hugh is a Wiki Genealogy Volunteer following these tags:
1776
My paternal immigrant was 63 when the War broke out but provided material service and is recognized by the DAR. He had 5 sons all were member of the Chatham County, NC militia. My 4th great grandfather resigned from the militia and enlisted in Kingbury's artillery unit, the only independent artillery unit in the Continental Army. As a gunner, he fought at Valley Forge and Monmouth Courthouse and earned the nickname "Deaf John". I am a member of the SAR on the reord of my maternal 3rd gf
AMERICAN_REVOLUTIONARY_WAR
See explaination under 1776
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Keeping up
BAPTIST
I am a Baptist Deacon
BARNES
My paternal line is Barnes. Born in 1713, my immigrant Brinsley arrived in PA from Ireland circa 1734. He, his spouse and all 8 of their children migrated to Orange Co., NC circa 1753. As a Regulator, he protested against the Royal Governor. Fearing Tory oppression, he and four sons migrated to Indian Territory (Wilkes County, NC) which was outside of government control. (See North Carolina tag to trace family migration.) Most stayed in Wilkes some migrated to Kentucky, Indiana an Missouri.
BARNES-1145
Trusted List of a PPP
G2G
keeping up
IMPROVEMENTS
I like to keep with innovation
LINDLEY
My paternal 5th great grandmother was a Lindley
MILSTEAD
This is my mothers direct maternal line. My Grandmother said that Milstead's came on the Mayflower BUT there are none on the passenger list.
NORTH_CAROLINA
My Barnes Irish immigrant with his family of eight children settled Orange Co. in 1753. As Regulators they protested against taxes imposed by the Royal Governor. Fearing reprisal they migrated to Indian Territory (Wilkes/Burke County) circa 1784.
OXFORD
My maternal line is Oxford. We descend from Wendy Oxford a Captain in the Royal Army of English King Charles I. Wendy was persecute by Parliament when Cromwell became Prime Minister. He was placed in stocks. Fearing that harm would come to his 13 year old son John, Wendy indentured John on a VA tobacco plantation. John's grandson Samuel, Jr. migrated along with his father to NC where he served as a Revolutionary War.
PENN
QUAKERS
My 5th paternal grandmother was a Quaker [Lindley-113]. She is proof that we are all sinners. Meeting House minutes confirm that in 1753, she was disowned for "Drinking Hard Liquor".
SAR
My 3rd great grandfather Samuel Oxford was a Revolution War Patriot and I am member on his record


DNA Tested
Hugh Barnes's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Hugh or other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA. Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Hugh:
  • Hugh Barnes: 23andMe, GEDmatch M679760

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On 8 Nov 2017 at 22:44 GMT Stephanie (Gray) Carmon wrote:

Hi Hugh,

Its just nice to try and connect other profile of the individuals. I personally think it makes researching them a little easier when multiple people are working on the same person. Especially when new information is found and added.

On 28 Oct 2017 at 02:00 GMT Tom Barnes wrote:

Thanks for the offer Hugh. I have been stymied on the Barnes line beyond my paternal great grandfather...very frustrating. I'll be sure to check out the website.

On 27 Sep 2017 at 16:41 GMT Greg Bowman wrote:

Thank you for the comment! If you can help shed any light on Arthur Lee Oxford (Oxford-353), it would be greatly appreciated! He was my great-great-grandfather, and I've found information on his life, but nothing on his birth beyond the year and location. I believe he is the son of Oxford-212 listed as Lee on the 1880 census, but I have no confirmation. Thank you!

On 19 Sep 2017 at 23:51 GMT G. Moore LtCol wrote:

Hugh, It is a truly small world, 6th cousins once removed on Cline/Price side. Must be a lot of R-M269 DNA out there.

On 7 Sep 2017 at 22:02 GMT Sue (Runnells) Berryhill wrote:

Thanks for the comment. I hope to become more active - I've got so many things going right now it feels like I'm stealing time from one when I do another. Just getting my genealogy posted is taking a lot of time, since I didn't keep track of sources when I started, and now I have to go back and do it (which I've been doing anyway, slowly).

I do have dates etc for Eliphalet Crouch, which I will get to you, sometime. It's exciting to find some of the ancestors are already on WikiTree! And yes, Lynette, is great. She's already been very helpful to me. Sue

On 5 Sep 2017 at 19:49 GMT Ros Haywood wrote:

Hello Hugh

[this is in response to the message you left on my profile] My TNG website is http://www.murch.org

Enjoy!

Ros

On 28 Aug 2017 at 03:26 GMT Mikaela (Gober) Renz-Whitmore wrote:

I apologize. Didn't mean to mess anything up. I don't know how to go backwards, but I hope that since you are set as a profile manager, you can.

If it's something only I can do, maybe you can point me to instructions?

Again, my apologies.

Mikaela

On 27 Aug 2017 at 22:24 GMT Denise Johnson wrote:

Hugh! Thank you so much! I will absolutely read the suggested information on the Oxfords. I appreciate the lead.

Denise

On 8 Aug 2017 at 02:13 GMT Stephanie (Hooper) Barney wrote:

Thank you so much for reaching out Hugh. The Oxford's come in thru my father's line with my 2nd great grandmother Minerva Elizabeth Oxford marrying Count Pulaski Hooper. Are you on ancestry.com as well? I look forward to perusing your site. Stephanie

On 20 Jul 2017 at 17:20 GMT Paula J wrote:

Welcome to the US History Project and the North Carolina subproject!!

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