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Looking for great grandparents in Va.JIM BARNETT -BETSY BELCHER any info willhelp.Thanks

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on 2013-11-03 19:50:34

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by noggin on 2013-11-04 07:01:25

do you know approx dates of birth for Jim and Betsy ? Where they christen Jim or James
Betsy or ?

by Jiminey on 2013-11-04 10:42:36

Thanks Their first child was bornin1820,second in 1823,third 1829,fourth in 1830,fifth in1832,and the last in 1838 as far as we know,Jims real name is James Russell Barnett Sr. and Betsys name is Mary Elizabeth Belcher, wasborn in Ireland,and James in London England or Va.inane the names of the children also thereis supposed to be more children,the reason that I put their birthdates at 1800 is the first child born in 1820,any help is appreciated,have some more info if needed.

by noggin on 2013-11-04 17:30:16

Big difference btween Jim & James Russell Barnett Sr. and Betsys name is Mary Elizabeth Belcher. I will take alook in the morning UK time.

by noggin on 2013-11-04 17:33:17

what were the childrens names?

by Jiminey on 2013-11-04 18:38:25

Thanks,John-1820 Frances 1823 James 1829,my grandfather next Mary Jane 1830 George 1832 and William 1838.may have been other by another husband of Betsy by the surname of Thomas or Thompson.Thanks again

by noggin on 2013-11-05 04:58:51

Hi Jiminey

I am trying to help you here not criticising.

'James 1829,my grandfather' are you sure he is your grandfather. I do not know your age but I am knocking on 70 my father was born 1911 his father was 50 when he had my dad (b1860). Assuming you are 61 your father would have been 61 when you was born and his father would have been 61 when your father was born. Posible but!

can you supply your mother and fathers names dob, marriage and place etc and I will try to work back from there.

by Jiminey on 2013-11-05 07:38:58

Yes ,that is my grand father,my father was born in 1879,he was 67 when I was born.I am the youngest of his 20 children,I am 66 years oldand born in 1947.

by Jiminey on 2013-11-05 07:46:26

I have all the certificates you mentioned.my mother was born in1911,my Dad was over 30 years older than my Dad.my Dad had 3 families.do you still need documents?If so I will send you the info,I am a 3 year cancer survivor.I have a chemo brain but these are true facts.Thanks.

by noggin on 2013-11-05 17:22:35

Sorry to hear about your cancer, its a bum isn't. Glad to hear you are doing ok. I had mine in 2004 and it came back last year, but not ready to give in just yet.

by noggin on 2013-11-06 12:07:09

Sorry spent a couple of hours search for more info but cannot improve on what you already have.

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