Adam Barnes
(Abt 1705-Bef 1769)


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1. Hannah Dorsey

Adam Barnes 1 2

  • Born: Abt 1705, "Shipley's Choice", Severn River, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
  • Marriage (1): Hannah Dorsey about 1732
  • Died: Bef 16 Feb 1769, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)

  Research Notes:

From Inhabitants of Baltimore County 1763-1774, pp. 16-23:


Aquila Hall was High Sheriff of Baltimore County and after Harford County separated from Baltimore County in 1773 he was appointed Colonel of Militia and one of the Lord Justices of the new county of Harford from 1774 to 1779. While serving as Sheriff of Baltimore County he compiled a tax assessment ledger of 145 pages which named 1,380 persons, their land tracts, and their assessments... Its index contains the following names...

"…John Barnes, William Barnes, Joseph Barnes,… Adam Barnes…

  Noted events in his life were:

• Will, 19 Nov 1768.

• Probate: of his estate, 16 Feb 1769.

Adam married Hannah Dorsey, daughter of John Dorsey [of Major Edward] and Honor Elder, about 1732. (Hannah Dorsey was born on 26 Aug 1709 and died in 1789 in "Dorsey's Grove", Anne Arundel (Howard), Maryland, United States.)



2 Peden, Henry C., Jr, Inhabitants of Baltimore County 1763-1774. (Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1989.).

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