How Many Brinsleys?

Written by: Gail Linderman
© Gail Linderman,  All Rights Reserved
Published by: Barnes Oxford Genealogy Research Foundation, Inc.
Supplemental findings by Dr. Robert McNeely

 

  • Brinsley Barnes I b. 1713 Ireland d. 1794 North Carolina The Immigrant
  • Brinsley Barnes II (son of Brinsley I) b. 1745 Pennsylvania d. 1823 North Carolina
  • Brinsley Barnes III (son of Brinsley II. He is a grandson of Brinsley I ) b. 1784 NC d. 1858 Indiana (aka Brinsley of Rush County, Indiana).
  • Brinsley Barnes III (son of Deaf John. He is a grandson of Brinsley I) b. 1766 NC d. 1855 NC Parents: Deaf John and Ruth FISHER) (aka Brinsley III of Alexander County, North Carolina) Find A Grave list a memorial for him at Three Forks Baptist Church in Alexander County, North Carolina. There is no tombstone and it should be noted that the memorial was posted by an individual whose account was terminated by Wikitree.com for unreliable documentation on many profiles.
  • Brinsley Barnes III (son of Edward, and grandson of Deaf John. He is a great-grandson of Brinsley I) b.1790 North Carolina died 1849 Georgia Parents Edward Barnes and Francis HEREFORD (aka Brinsley III of Gilmer)
  • Brinsley Barnes (son of James, son of Deaf John. He is a great-grandson of Brinsley I. b. 1800 North Carolina, d. 1880 Missouri
  • Brinsley BALL (son of Rachel Barnes Ball, daughter of Brinsley II. He is a great grandson of Brinsley I) b. 1814 Kentucky d. 1850 Illinois
  • Brinsley Barnes (son of Thomas, brother of Brinsley III. He is a 2nd great grandson of Brinsley I) b. 1835 Kentucky d. 1884 Indiana
  • Brinsley Barnes (son of John H., son of James, son of Deaf John. He is a 2nd great grandson of Brinsley I) b. 1831 Kentucky, d. 1900 Kentucky
  • Brinsley Barnes (son of Aaron Ernest, son of Brinsley, son of Deaf John. He is a 2nd great grandson of Brinsley I) He was born in 1844 and was a Private in Company G, 37th NC Infantry, and was killed at the Battle of Hanover Courthouse, in Hanover, Virginia on May 27, 1862. His marker is in the Little River Baptist Church cemetery, Alexander County, North Carolina.
  • In this list, the immigrant Brinsley Barnes had 1 son, 2 grandsons, 3 great-grandsons, and 3 2nd great-grandsons named for him. Gail was able to uniquely identify and classify them. Dr. McNeely found four others that cannot be directly linked to our family. They are:
  • Brinsley b. 1798 lived in Randolph and Boone County, Missouri.
  • Brinsley b. 1861 lived in Gilmer County, Georgia
  • Brinsley b. 1878 lived in Gilmer County, Georgia
  • Brinsley b. 1879 born in Gilmer County, Georgia