We welcome you to visit both the families of BARKLEY and BRUCE. There Is little known on the two families. It is important to know that they link to the Lindsey/Lensey families and perhaps as we continue our search we will confirm more than that link to each family.
So remember that this Is still under construction and check back often to see If we have added any futher news, as you know genealogy is never ending.
1850 Census District 11, Wilson County Tennessee
You will find Benjamin G. Barkley, born 1797 In Virginia, Ann E. born 1860 In Virginia . This is the wife of Benjamin G. Barkley. The following are the children of the Barkley's: Joseph H. Barkley, born 1820 Tennesse
Luncinda Barkley, born 1822 Tennessee
Martha Ann Barkley, born 1823 Tennessee
Artemisia born 1823 Tennessee
James D.Barkley born 1835 born Tennessee[ this Is Measey's father].
1850 Census District 6 WilsonCounty Tennessee
Bruce, Charles born 1805 Virginia
Sarah born 1816, Virginia
Mary J. Bruce, born 1836 Tennessee[Measey's Mother]
Darthula Bruce born 1838, Tennessee
John Bruce ,male born 1840 Tennessee
Frances Bruce ,female born 1842 Tennessee
Ann Bruce, female born 1843 Tennessee
William Bruce, male age 13 born 1846 Tennessee.
1860 Census District 10, Wilson Co Tennessee Household # 1106
Bruce, Charles male age 63
Sarah Bruce . Female age 43
John Bruce, male age 19
Frances Bruce, female age 18
Ann Bruce, Age 16 female
William Bruce, male age 13
George Bruce, male age 9
Turner Bruce, male age 8.
Noted that parents of Mary Jane Bruce, proven by 1850 census lives 4 houses from James D. Barkley . In 1870 Measey lives with this family.
1860 Census District 10 Wilson Co Tennessee Household # 1109
Barkley, B. G. age 62 male
Ann Barkley age 53, female
*Note This is James D. Barkley's parents proven by 1850 census
1860 Census District 10, Wilson County Tennessee Household #1110
Barkley, James D, age 25 male
Jane age 23 Female
George. male age 5
Thomas, age 4 male
James, age 3 male
Measey age 10 1/2 months
1870 Census District 3, Wilson Co ,Tennessee
Bruce, Charles age 75 Virginia
Sarah, age 48 Tennessee
Ann, age 20 Tennessee; this is the Ann That I have a letter from that was in my father's family information. She lived in Atlanta, Texas at the time she wrote to my father.
William , male 21 Tennessee,
George, male age 18, Tennessee, note Barkley,
Mary female age 6, Barkley Measy? age 8 Tennessee.
1880 Census District 21 Wilson Co Tennessee
Owen, M age 50, born North Carlonia-head household. Initial C.age 49 Tennessee listed as wife
John Owen, age 18, born Tennessee son
Measey, age 19, Daughter in law. Measey married John Owen on 04/04/1880
Peyton age 12, male born Tennessee
P.L. Owen age 12 female, born Tennessee.
1870 Census District 21 Wilson Co,Tennessee
Owen Marvell, born 1831 North Carlonia, head household. Catherine 1831, female born Tennessee,wife
Marinda, born 1853 , female Tennessee
Ellen, born 1856, Tennessee
John born 1861 , Tennessee son of Measey by first-husband. Peyton Owen, 1867 twinTennessee
Patience Owen 1867 Twin, born Tennessee.
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