05 February 2014

Barney Relative Marries Daughter of British Officer...


...who was stationed near Mackinac:

Source

WILLIAM 4 BEDFORD eldest son of Commodore Joshua 3 and Anne (Bedford) Barney. Born Dec. 7, (1781?) Married (1) Rebecca Ridgely May 2, 1799.  He died November 18, 1838, age 58.
She died February 16, 1807.

Children:

I. Rebecca Ridgely, Born July 8, 1801; Married Stephen J. Thompson July 9, 1832

They had children:

1. Charles R. B., died June 27, 1839, age 5 years and 9 months
2. Mary Rebecca,  Married Albert L. Gorter
3. Eliza Young

From the Federal Gazette, September 21, 1815. Married: Stephen J. Thompson and Evelina Barney, September 18, by Glendy.
Baltimore American, October 1 1, 1826. Married: Stephen J. Thompson and Mary B. Hayward, both of Harford County, at "Prospect Hill," residence of Archer Hays, October 10. January 19, 1827. Mrs. Mary B., wife of Stephen J. Thompson, died June 13. July 10, 1832. Married Stephen J. Thompson and Rebecca R. Barney, July 9, 1832. 

2. Joshua; Married Matilda Aiken, daughter of a British army officer stationed on the Canadian frontier opposite Fort Mackinac. 

They had children:

1. William Joshua, Born March 7, 1823, Fort Mackinac. Married, Dubuque, Iowa, Georgianna Floyd, daughter of William Byers Carroll, Louisville, Kentucky.

2. Isabelle Aiken Born March 21, 1825

3. Elizabeth Young Born June 10, 1827; Married William M. Ellicott

4. Rebecca Ridgely (youngest child), Born June 28, 1829. Died March 5, 1835,Dedham, Mass.



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