Covered Wagon

Name and Place

William Barnett moved to the Illinois territory in 1808 and settled at the Irish Settlement. He died in 1818.

Origins

William was born in Abbeville, South Carolina.

Spouse

Children

 John had at least two sons:

  1. John
  2. William

John, his oldest son, lived for many years on the place his father settled. William, the second son, while returning home from a compaign against the Indians in 1813 was drowned while crossing Plum creek, within a distance two miles from his father's house. 

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Notoriety

 

References

  1. Combined History of Randolph, Monroe, and Perry Counties, Illinois, page 71