Hugh Barnes

Hugh Barnes

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Hugh W. Barnes
Born 1940s.
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Profile last modified | Created 21 Jul 2015 | Last significant change: 6 Oct 2018
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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 Managers 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 two nearby community colleges. 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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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.
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 6 Oct 2018 at 11:29 GMT G Moore wrote:

All the North Carolina Revolutionary War Units that I know about are listed under the Category:North Carolina, American Revolution

On 29 Sep 2018 at 07:36 GMT Katie (Collins) Goodwin wrote:

Hi Hugh,

It's nice to 'meet' you. I am slowly adding profiles to WikiTree, just haven't gotten to the Barnses yet. I will prioritize the line now. :) I think it is that Brinsley's line, yes, but the furthest back I can get with solid evidence is Brinsley Barnes m. Nelly Goble d. abt 1849. So many Brinsleys. I will join your list and keep you updated on my findings.

On 27 Sep 2018 at 05:21 GMT Jodi (Trogstad) Brennan wrote:

Hello. I have a male named Obediah Barnes born 1782 (unknown where), buried in Putnam Georgia (unknown date). I found a grave marker on FAG, but it is hard to read and I was not able to save the link to post to my profile. He was married to Mary Avera in 1813 (unknown where). She was born in Wilkes Georgia in 1791. Might you have information?

On 22 Sep 2018 at 21:14 GMT Kelly Barnes wrote:

Hi Hugh,

I am a Barnes and have never gotten very far with my Barnes line. I have a bit of a brick wall at Peter Barnes and Sarah Carlin. I was wondering if you might have any leads on them? Thanks so much! Cheers, Kelly

On 23 Aug 2018 at 22:47 GMT Pamela Kinder wrote:

I did clearly understand letting me be PM for Leonard Barnes. I typed the wrong name realizing it I sent you a message to correct it. Sorry for the misunderstanding

On 23 Aug 2018 at 12:01 GMT Pamela Kinder wrote:

Yes I would gladly become profile manager of Leonard Barnes . Thanks so much.

On 22 Aug 2018 at 22:38 GMT Sue (Runnells) Berryhill wrote:

My husband is of Brinsley Barnes' line. My Hugh Barnes (son of Robert of Penn.) and Mgt Barnes putative dau of Hugh Barnes (a different one) -- I don't know what Barnes line they belong to, nor if they are connected. Hugh s/o Robert and Mgt were both born in KY, it's possible they are related. Or not, since Barnes is not an uncommon name.

If I should find they connect to Brinsley Barnes, I will certainly let you know! And I have communicated with Lynnette Jester, she is a whiz!

On 20 Aug 2018 at 11:07 GMT Paula J wrote:

Thanks, Hugh,

I am a actually improving and trying to get back to my duties but am still fighting fatigue.

Yes, that’s a good idea.

Thanks,

Paula

On 16 Aug 2018 at 02:37 GMT Sue (Runnells) Berryhill wrote:

I have father of Hugh b. 1773, will enter it. Also saw a tree with more generations, but not sure of documentation - I was looking for something else and left that for later.

On 16 Aug 2018 at 02:35 GMT Sue (Runnells) Berryhill wrote:

Thank you, Hugh, for your condolences. I saw your msg on FB, and appreciate it.

So, let me be sure I understand correctly: the 2 Hugh Barnes are DNA connections to you? Are they related to the Brinsley Barnes line, then? I just saw the profile for Barnes-15343 a bit ago, was amazed that someone has broken Margaret's wall! Also sad because that is in my mother's paternal line, and I can't tell her. Barnes-12769 is also my mother's line, but on her mother's side. We've known about him for years, that family was good about keeping records and passing them on. I'd played with the idea of "what if" my Hugh (b. 1773) was related to my husband's Brinsley family, but didn't really think because Barnes is a fairly common name. But you never know.....

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