Mary "Liddy" Lidia Brown was born in 1782 in Surry Couty, North Carolina. She married Christopher Curiency Barnard on Jun 28, 1806 in Surry County, North Carolina. Liddy and Christopher lived in Iredell County, North Carolina from at least 1810 until they died in 1856 and 1866, respectively. Their burial location is not known at this time/
"North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 ," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XF9G-CYQ : 3 November 2017), Christopher Barnard and Leddy Brown, 28 Jun 1806; citing Surry, North Carolina, United States, p. , Office of Archives and History, Division of Archives and Records. State Archive of North Carolina and various county Register of Deeds; FHL microfilm 546,468.
"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4BZ-KVT : 12 April 2016), Lydia Barnard in household of Christopher Barnard, Iredell county, Iredell, North Carolina, United States; citing family 502, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Mary 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 Mary: