622. Capt. Barnaby Kearney & 623. Elizabeth Godwin [VA]
~1685 Barnabus born in Isle of Wight Co., VA; s/o 1244. Barnaby Kearney.
~1685 Elizabeth born in Nansamond County, VA, d/o 1240. Col Thomas Godwin Jr & 1241. Martha Bridger.
10/28/1702, Barnaby “Kerney”, 50 acres, Nansemond Co. Escheated from Robert Ardis, deceased, by inquisition. (S) VA Land Office, PB9, P482.
5/3/1712, Elizabeth given 200 acres in the will of her father. Barnaby is a witness of the will.
3/23/1715, William Wilkason, 100 acres, Isle of Wight Co., in Newport Parish; adjoining … Barnaby Kerny; & James Webb; by the Island Pond. (S) VA Land Office, PB10, P259.
3/22/1730, Barnabas and John Pitt ( 1242) witnessed a deed in consideration of a lawsuit of Hardy Council. (S) Isle of Wight, DB4, 1729-1736, P98.
7/1733–5/23/1737, Barnaby died. Elizabeth quit claimed her dower interest in the land of her husband, Barnaby Kearney of Nansemond Co., deceased. (S) Isle of Wight, DB5, P108.
Elizabeth married ? Davis.
2/13/1761, Elizabeth died in Halifax Co., NC.
(S) Seventeeth Century Isle of Wight County, Virginia; Boddie, 1938.
• 440 acres (land formerly belonging to Barnaby Mckinnie who conveyed to Barnaby Kearney and descended to sd. Shumael as heir-at-law of sd. Barnaby), S: Shumael (signed) Kearney and Elizabeth (“X”) Kearney, W: no witnesses. (S) Southampton Co. deeds.
Children of Barnabus and Elizabeth: [9 children]
i. Barnaby Kearney, born ~1710 in VA.
8/28/1746, Thomas Godwin, Jr., (s/o No. 1240) 100 acres, Isle of Wight County, by the Island Pond side, by a path; between the lines of … Barnaby “Kerny” & James Webb. (S) VA Land Office, PB25, P198.
ii. Martha Kearney ( 311), born ~1715 in VA.
iii. Elizabeth Kearney, born 6/17/1724 in VA.
Elizabeth married Carter Crafford of Surry Co., s/o Robert.
By 1782, Carter died. (S) Will probated.
Elizabeth Crafford, born ?.
She married ? Pettway.
Martha Crafford, born ?.
She married Joseph Arrington, s/o Arthur.
Capt. Henry Crafford, born ?.
1825, Henry died single in Surry Co.
Leah Crafford, born 8/24/1743.
She married Maj. Isaac Hilliard of Nash Co., NC.
10/1825, she died in Nash Co.
iv. Mary Kearney, born 1/6/1726 in VA.
3/20/1747 in Northampton Co., Mary married William Bennett. [1 son who died young.]
11/17/1757, William died in St. George’s Parish.
10/4/1759, Mary married James Cary [a Royalist during the Revolution, Col. of the Prov. of SC – no children.]
They moved to the Wateree River near Camden, SC.
1804, Mary died in Surrey Co., VA. [She names nieces and nephews in her will.]
v. Shemuel Kearney, born 4/5/1734 in Granville Co., NC.
Shemuel married Catherine Freeman/Furman.
Aft. 2/2/1808 Shemuel died in Louisburg, Franklin Co., NC.
Joseph Kearney, born 1789 in Franklin Co., NC.
He married Arabella Jane Williams.
Aft. 1870 he died in Franklin Co.