Barnabas or Barney Page as he was known, was born 1800-1801 probably in Buncombe Co., NC to Jacob Page and his 2nd wife, Lourana ?. He married Mary Ann Allen about 1819 - somewhere in the Smith Co., TN area. An actual marriage record has not been located. Barnabas left a will dated February 2, 1865 DeKalb Co., TN.
Barnabas Page Cemetery - DeKalb Co., TN
- Resen Page (1909-1995), a descenant standing outside the cemetery
- Believed to be stone where Barnabas, Mary and their infant child are buried
Cemetery Book for DeKalb Co., TN"BARNABAS PAGE CEMETERY
Barnabas Page born abt 1800 died 2/3/1866 Mary Allen d/o Hezekiah Allen & w/o Barnabas Page born abt 1797 died 12/27/1865 and Unknown infant of Barnabas and Mary Page buried there
Gedcom on World ConnectMuch more information can be found on the Page and Allen families on my gedcom, located at Rootsweb World Connect. Many other connecting families can also be found. These families are known for intermarrying with each other.
DEKALB CO., TN FAMILIES (3) -ALLEN-PAGE-LAWSON
Also, don't forget to visit my DeKalb Co., TN page, link at the bottom of this page, where you will find several other families and pages to explore. By the way, I would like to hear from anyone researching any of the early families of 'Pisgah or Hannah's Branch or District 12'.
Mary Allen, the wife of Barnabas Page, was born between 1797-1800 York Co., South Carolina, the oldest of 11 children of Hezekiah Allen and Martha Lawson. Mary is believed to be the child, age 5-10, with her parents on the 1800 York Co. SC Census. Mary died Decmeber 27, 1865 and is buried at the Barnabas Page Cemetery in DeKalb Co., TN.
Mary had a sister, Jane Allen, who married Jacob Page, a brother to Barnabas Page, about 1819.
Hezekiah Allen was born about 1773 in either North or South Carolina and died about March 1838 Smith Co., TN. He is believed to be buried on Hurricane Ridge in DeKalb Co., TN. Hezekiah married Martha Lawson, d/o Jonas Lawson about 1795. In October 1810, Hezekiah sold his land in Buncome Co., NC and moved to Smith Co., TN.
The name, Hezekiah, sometimed spelled Ezekiel in the earlier records, has been passed down in many of his descendants.
See my Allen Site - below
. . .It is my Will that my beloved wife Lurania Page Shall have and keep pofoefsion of the Land and plantation I live on during her natural life to Endeavor to raise my small children on, and after her Death to be Equally divided between my five Smallest children Vis Beda Jacob Delania Barnaby and Foreby Page to them and their heirs for Ever . . .
Barney PAGE 1 male 16-26 (1794-1804) Barnabas (1800-1801) 1 female 16-26 (1794-1804) Mary (wife) 1 male under 10 (1810-1820) Unknown
Entry 170. Jacob Page 50A waters Indian Creek. Begin Hunts line N64 P, W125P, S64P with Hunts line S64P.
Survey 7 July 1825.
Geo Elgin DS SCC Arch Hunt & B Page
Survey. Entry 171. 3 July 1824 - Barnabas Page 50A waters Indian Creek Beg McEachans corner W125P N64P E125P E125P S64P.
Geo Elgin DS
SCC Archd Hunt & Jacob Page.
Survey. Hunt, Archd Entry 167 5 Aug 1824. Survey 50A Beg near Jas ?ressiahs old corner W125P, S64P E125P, N64P.
George Elgin DS
SCC B. Page & J Page.
Survey. Hunt, Archd. Entry 242 13 July 1824. Survey 50A wathers of Indian Creek Beg W60P, S80P, E100P, N80P W to beg.
George Elgin DS
SCC B Page & J Page.
Barney PAGE 2 males under 5 (1825-1830) -Andrew (Oct 1825) - infant who died 2 males 5-10 (1820-1825) -James (1821) - HUGH (1822) 1 male 20-30 (1800-1810) -Barnabas (1800-1801) 1 female under 5 (1825-1830) -I have 2 Martha (1826) - Lourana (1827) 1 female 5-10 (1820-1825) -Mahala (1824) 1 female 20-30 (1800-1810) -Mary (1797-1800)
*Neighbors on one side included:
John Hefflin, Shadrach Tramel, Archibald Hunt, George Parkerson, Sarah Frasier, Abijah Howard, Jacob Page, Andrew Allen, Henry Taylor, Hezkiah Taylor, Richard Garret, Ezekiel Taylor, David Taylor, Hugh Smith, and several more Taylor families.
*Neighbors on other side included:
Henry Drury, Elisha Dillard, David Winfree, Willis Whitley, H.H. Smith, Thomas Harper, Benjamin Harper, David Blue, Betsey Tramel, John Reaves, Cinthia Palmer, Adaline Welleer, Henry Dewees, Lewis Ferguson, William Smith, John Thompson, James A. Scruggs, Stephen Robinson, John Harris
--184 acres, Mountain District, book 4, grant # 8084, also in book O-P-R page 629
--50 acres, Mountain District, book R, page 308-309, grant# 8085, also in book O-P-R page 63
2 males (5-10) 1830-1835 -Seburn (1830) and infant 1 male (10-15) 1825-1830 -Andrew (1825) 2 Males (15-20) 1820-1825 -James (1821) - HUGH (1822) 1 Male (40-50) 1790-1800 -Barnabas (abt 1800) 3 females (5-10) 1830-1835 -Louisa (1833) - Mary (1834) - ? 3 females (10-15) 1825-1830 -Mahala (Feb 1824) - Martha (1826) - Lourana (1827) 1 female (40-50) 1790-1800 -Mary (1797-1800)
*Neighbors on one side included:
Dell Johnson, Isaac McGinnis, Thos. Clark, Robert Duke, John Wood, Bradley Self, William Congo, Richard McGinnis, Shadrack Tramel, Joshua Taylor, Joseph Trapp, Andrew Allen, Amsy Carelys, Archie McIntire,
*Neighbors on the other side included:
Wilson Taylor, Alex Allen, Drury Taylor, Nathaniel Hayse, John B. Taylor, Ferris Taylor, Jonathan Fruser, Thos Milton, John Lee, Rollins Johnson, Nelson News?, Linton Hall, Joel Foster, Zachariah Martin, Elroy Foster, Christopher Ervin
--These names were taken from the original ledger book, which is in the possession of Ed Organ, Nashville, TN, a direct descendant of Eli Vick. A copy is held by Dale Givan Cantrell, Liberty, TN.
This store was located on Eli Vick's place, near Allen Bluff and Forks of Pike, DeKalb Co. TN.
Barnabas Page is listed as a buyer from this store.
Alexander Allen to Hugh Page $250. 130A by survey 6 Apr 1835 on Waters Indian Creek. Beg Taylors corner with sd Taylors line W60P S116P E136P N160P W96P including 30A it being entry made in name Alexander Allen. 20 Aug 1845 Alexander Allen.
Witn Barnabas Page John O Taylor.
Court 5 Aug 1850
Barnabas Page to Andrew Page 133 acres in the 10th District.
James Hendrickson to James Page $300. 120A Beg W crosing branch at 54P S148P E138P N148P to beg including 20A entered by Wm Cooper. James Hendrickson.
Witness John B. Taylor Barnabas "X" Page
Court 5 Aug 1850.)
Barnabas PAGE 50 NC farmer $350 Mary 53 NC Louisa 17 TN Mary 15 TN George PARKERSON 13
*Neighbors on one side:
James G. McIntire, Archibald McIntire, Daniel Trammel, Joshua Taylor, Shedneck Trammel, Abram McGinnis, Thomas Fuston, Solomon Pinegar, Thomas Malone, Walter Botts, Denis Trammel, John J. McEntire, Vincent McEntire,Edwin Clemon,
*Neighbors on other side:
Nimrod Lanford, Benjamin Ellis, Andrew Page (Benjamin's son), William Porch, James Page (Benjamin's son), Etheldrid Fish, David Stroud, Isham Ethridge, John Fish, Benjamin Taylor, Hugh Page (Benjamin's son), John C. Taylor, Alexander Neal, John Spencer, Bethel Taylor, David Hale
Benjamin Taylor to Barnabas Page, $50, 50 acres in Rock Hollow of Indian Creek by said Taylors's 100 acre entry.
John B. Taylor vs Stephan Atnip
Barney Page states that he was present when plaintiff bought the horse from Allen Page. Allen said he didn't think Taylor offered enough and SWINNEY was present and said he thought it was enough plaintiff gave $77.50 for the horse.
Cost Bill...... Pltf witness Barnabas Page.....5 days....3.75 "
Barnabas PAGE 59 Mary 63
*Neighbors on one side: Archibald McIntire, Shadrick Tramel, William A. McClellan, David C. Taylor, John Strickland, Ezekiel W. Taylor (age 56), Ezekiel W. Taylor (age 26), Joe B. Hendrickson, James Hdndrickson, John C. Taylor, Levi R. Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Andrew Allen, John Fish, Martha Pack, Hugh Page, John J. Mullican, John G. Mullican, Wilmouth Mullican,
*Neighbors on other side: Seburn Page (grandson), Andrew Page (son), Alvan Tomason, James Page (son), Thomas Clark, George Jones, James G. McIntire, Thomas Fuson, Daniel Tramel, William R. Hill, Henderson Hill, James M. Terry, William Cantrell, Francis M. Ferguson, Hezekiah Page, Arwine Page, Tandy W. Fitts,
1 female black slave age 18 1 male black slave age 10
852-28 Feb-For love and affection I entertain for Andrew Page 84A Dist 10. Beg W side Indian Creek S14 William Tramel N line E sd line 37P NE corner S with E line ....cross Camp Branch Ezekial Taylors line.
Signed: Barnabas "X" Page
Witness: John J McIntire.
Court 5 Aug 1861
1863, February 3, DeKalb Co., TN
--Son, Hugh Page, m/2 Jemima Atnip
In the name of God, I, Barnabas Page, do make and publish this as my last will and Testament, hereby revoking and making void all other wills by me at anytime made.
First I direct that my funeral expenses and all my debts be paid as soon after my death as possible out of any money that I may be possessed of or may come into the hands of my executor.
Secondly, I ___ bequeath to my wife, Mary Page, all my hone tracts and parcels of land in two tracts of another fifty acre tract lying between me and F. W. Taylor beginning at a sugar tree ____ beginning corner of said fifty acre running north direction with the too of the ridge to a beech and sugar tree corner of a hundred and fifty acre tract, thence north with said hundred and fifty acres to a sugar tree corner _____the beginning including her natural life time or widowhood and at my death Seburn Page is to have from the _____ fence up then Mary Page is to have from the _____ fence down till her death and at her death It is to belong to Seburn Page.
I wish to bequeath to my daughters Mahaly and Martha and Laurany and Mary a certain tract of land lying or _____ of a tract of land belonging to E. W. Taylor lying on the other side of the ridge from my house. Also I wish to be sold a parcel of land of about ten or fifteen acres lying above Daniel Hale's where he now lives. I bequeath unto Mary Page, her lifetime, my two slaves, Tennessee and Nelson, and all other property until her widowhood or death, I want all the property to be sold and equally divided between my four daughters.
I will unto James Page two hundred acres of land more or less where he now lives. Also I will unto Andy Page two hundred and twenty acres, more or less, where he now lives. I also will unto Hugh Page one hundred and thirty acres lying where Andy Allen now lives and at my death I wish to have appointed Guardian for the benefit of my wife Mary Page. I now in the presence of these witnesses I set my name to this will this the second of February 1865.
Barnabas X Page (signed with X)
J. B. Taylor and James, executor of Barnabas Page, dec'd to Daniel Hale for $271.03, 22 acres in District No. 10."
--b. December 27, 1830 Smith Co., TN
--d. May 18, 1901 Clinton, Van Buren Co. AR
----buried Crabtree Cemetery, Clinton, Van Buren Co., AR
--m/1 Louisa Eliza TRAMEL
--May 11, 1850 Smith Co., TN
----b. 1834 Smith Co., TN
----d. 1860/63 DeKalb Co., TN
------d/o Shadrick 'Shade' Tramel and Elizabeth McINTIRE
--m/2 Elizabeth 'Betsey' HILL
--November 1, 1863 Smith Co., TN
----b. 1841/42 DeKalb Co., TN
----d. February 1880 Daviess Co., KY
--m/3 Mary M. (CRABTREE) WATTS
--March 16, 1881 Daviess Co., KY
----b. December 18, 1852 Kentucky
----d. August 8, 1936 Van Buren Co., AR
------buried Crabtree Cemetery, Van Buren Co., AR