Richard Barnes (son of Abraham Barnes, Jr.) was born Abt. 1723 in , St. Mary's Co. MD., and died date unknown in , Rowan Co NC..
Notes for Richard Barnes: BARNES, Richard Barnes, of Boone Co., N.C. had Elias, Equilles, Richard, Samuel, Shadrach, Amos, Abraham, and Sally. Elias, Equilles and Shadrach were in the Rev. war, and Equilles was killed at the battle of Cow Pens. Amos, Shadrach and Sally (who married RANDALL SIMMS), settled in Madison Co., KY. Amos afterward removed to Howard Co., MO., where he lived and died. Shadrach was married in N.C. to HANNAH TURNER, and had 3 children at the time of his removal to KY. They went from N.C. to KY on pack horses. Mr. Barnes subsequently removed to MO., and settled in Howard Co. He died in Boonville, MO. in the 92nd year of his age. His children were Elizabeth, Equilles, Philip, Sally, James, Amos, John, Abraham, Benjamin, Nellie, Thomas and Sophia. Elizabeth married WILLIAM TAYLOR, who settled in St. Charles Co., MO. in 1810. Equilles married DOLLY HERNDON, and settled in Howard Co. Philip married FANNY BARNES, his cousin, and also settled in Howard Co. Sally married WILLIAM RIDGEWAY, who settled in Boone Co. James married ELIZABETH BURKHART, and settled in Boone Co. He was one of the noted pioneer Baptist preachers of MO., and during the Indian war he taught school in Cooper's Fort, and the afterwards celebrated KIT CARSON was one of his pupils. In 1815 he went to New Orleans with a flatboat loaded with nine different kinds of wild meat, besides honey, corn, potatoes, onions, furs, hides, deer and elk horns, etc. He died in 1875 in his 87th year. Amos Barnes married DORCAS KINCAID, and settled in Boone Co. John married SALLY HUBBARD, and settled in the same county. Abraham married GRACE JONES, and settled in Cooper Co. Benjamin married LUCRETIA SIMMS, and settled on the line between Boone and Callaway counties, in 1819. He raised a large family of children, and is the only one of his father's family now living. He is a sociable old gentleman, and fond of fun and jokes. During his younger days he made 7 trips to Sante Fe, New Mexico, and rode the same little pony every time. He was captain of a wagon train, and received good pay. Nellie Barnes married HARRIS JAMESON, who settled in Boone Co. Thomas married SUSAN FIELDS, and settled in Cooper Co. Sophia married JEFFERSON BOGGS, a brother of GOVERNOR BOGGS, and settled in Cooper Co.
Richard (s/o Abraham Barnes Jr. & ___) b c1723, MD, migrated to NC c1744, d ?, m c 1744 Rowan Co., NC ?. Children-all b. Rowen Co., NC: Elias 1735/44-1806KY, m. Rebecca Turner; Aquila ?-d. Killed in battle of Cow Pen, m Hannah Lee; Richard; Samuel c1750-1811, m Rachel Turner; Shadrach 1764- c1858, m Hannah Turner; Amos; Abraham ?-?, m Tempest Taylor; Sarah(Sally?) ?-?, m William (Randall) Simms. (Ref.4, 51,52)