Notes for Olivia Ruffin: When William Barrow died his wife Olivia was left with 8 children.
From "Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight": In 1798 Olivia Ruffin Barrow left North Carolina with three sons and three daughters in a covered wagon train containing slaves and household belongings, outward bound for Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, then under the domination of Spain. She and her children took up large grants of land and erected several fine plantation homes well known in that section. She died April 2nd, 1803 and is buried at Highland plantation.
See Notes on sons regarding plantations they built or owned.
Other plantations owned by the Barrow family in this fertile Mississippi Delta are "Rosalie", "Ellerslie", "Greenwood", "Rosedown", and "Live Oak". ("Old Families of La., Arthur & Kernion, p. 417.)
More About Olivia Ruffin and William Barrow: Marriage: July 08, 1760
Children of Olivia Ruffin and William Barrow are:
+William Barrow, b. February 26, 1765, North Carolina, d. November 09, 1823, Louisiana.