Sketch of Alex L. Barnett - son of John I. Barnett Barnett family photo

Sketch of Alex L. Barnett - son of John I. Barnett

Taken in DeWitt County, Illinois USA.

This is Alex L. Barnett born 1810 in Bourbon County, Kentucky died 1886 on Clinton, DeWitt Co., IL - son of John I. Barnett Barnett born 1780 VA or died 1854 Barnett Township, DeWitt Co., IL. In the ... show more

This is Alex L. Barnett born 1810 in Bourbon County, Kentucky died 1886 on Clinton, DeWitt Co., IL - son of John I. Barnett Barnett born 1780 VA or died 1854 Barnett Township, DeWitt Co., IL.
In the will of John I.s father, he instructed his son John I. to sell part of their property and buy land for his son's (Alexander's grandchildren) in either Illinois or Indiana where slavery was illegal. His son bought land for his sons in DeWitt County.

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