Jefferson County, NY

Edward Barney, son of General Benjamin Barney, a Revolutionary soldier, was born in Vermont and came to Ellisburg in the winter of 1804 with an ox team and sled, the journey occupying three weeks. Here he bought 160 acres of land upon which he erected a log house. He married Mabel Brown and they were the parents of a large family, all of whom settled in Ellisburg. Their children:

1. John b 1778 in Guilford Vermont. In 1801 he married Cynthia Potter and they had four sons and five daughters.
2. Hiram
3. David
4. Samuel G.
5. John
6. Orrilla who married John Littlefield, above
7. Julia
8. Laura
9. Harriet

Our County's people..Oakes Vol. 1

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