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Family of Josiah (m44) BARKLEY and Frances (Fanny) HAINES

Josiah (m44) BARKLEY b. 1793 Jan 25655. d. 1879 Oct 121520 at Bloomfield, Oakland Co., MI1520. bd. Franklin Cem., Franklin, Michigan840.
Frances (Fanny) HAINES b. 1792 Oct 185262. d. 1844 Oct 18840. bd. Franklin Cem., Franklin, Michigan840.

Married655 1.

A transcription of Oakland Co., MI, records1663 lists Jonah Barkley, born 1793 in New York, married in New York to spouse Margaret (born 1812 in NY), brother of Thomas Barkley, with children "James, Oliver, others," a farmer resident of Bloomfield. Those records also list Oliver Barkley, born 1849, with father "Jonah" and mother Margaret. From other information, it appears that the "Jonah" of the Oakland Co. records is a mistranscription of "Josiah."

Of Josiah, Moore2516 says he and Fanny, dau of John Haines, had "several children." Josiah, along with Daniel Wilkin, was appointed executor2539 to the estate of John B Haines, Fanny's father.

Durant2549 states Josiah emigrated October, 1825, from the state of New York, and purchased land on the southwest quarter of section 32, on the town line just east of the village of Franklin, where he (1877?) was "yet living in extreme old age."

Josiah signed his will5301 Aug 3, 1874, in Pontiac, Michigan. In his will, he states he was of Bloomfield, Oakland Co., MI, and age 81 yrs. His will mentions wife Margaret; sons Crawford, Byard, William H and Oliver; and daughters Mary E Vinton, Permelia Thorne, and Martha J Drake. The petition for probate mentions his death in Bloomfield, Oakland Co., MI, 12 Oct 1879. His will was proved Nov 17, 1879. Wife Margaret Barkley, executrix, presented the final account of his estate on Nov 5, 1880, and James A Jacobs, Judge of Probate, declared the estate settled.

Josiah died1520 in 1879 at the age of 87y 3 mos and 17 days. Durant also mentions that Josiah had two daughters, Mrs B A Thorne and Mrs Frank Drake, at that time living in Birmingham. Birmingham, MI, is just a few miles northeast of Franklin.

Moore2516 has Fanny as daughter of John Haines.

Child 7. Martha

Moffat655 has a daughter of Josiah and Fannie (Haines) Barkley as Mary (no. 171).

The death certificate2188 for Martha J Drake lists her parents as Josiah Barkley and Fannie Haines, both born Orange County, NY. Martha was the widow of Francis W Drake. The informant for Martha's death certificate was Harriet Drake of 151 Cortland St, the place of Martha's death.

Martha Jane Barkley and Francis W Drake were married2663 Oct 13, 1852, Southfield, MI, by Norman Tucker, minister of the gospel.

Children of Josiah (m44) BARKLEY and Frances (Fanny) HAINES:

1. Crawford (m167) BARKLEY655 b. 1814~1241 at New York1241.
md. Sarah HAINES
2. Harvey (m170) Henry? BARKLEY1520 b. 1817 Dec1520 at New York1520. d. 1874 Apr 221520 at Lowell, Kent Co., MI1520.
md. Lucinda Pearce ROWLEY
3. Byard (m168) BARKLEY655 b. 1817~1520 at Orange Co., NY1520. d. 1890 Jan 171520 at Third Ward, Kent Co., MI1520. bd. Fairplains Cem., Grand Rapids Twp., Kent Co., Michigan1660.
md. Emily A FOSTER
4. William (m169) Moffat BARKLEY655 b. 1821 Mar 12840 at New York1241. d. 1871 Mar 12840. bd. Oakwood Cem., Genesee Co., Michigan840.
md. Catherine (Kate) F CLENDENNING
5. Wellington BARKLEY1690 b. 1823~1690 at New York1690.
md. Sarah MINOR
6. William H BARKLEY1523 b. 1832 Jul2557 at Oakland Co., MI1523. d. aft 19002557.
md. 1) Elizabeth J SMITH
md. 2) Hattie TEESDALE
7. Martha Jane BARKLEY2188 b. 1833 Oct 42188 at Bloomfield Co., MI2188. d. 1921 Jul 92188 at 151 Cortland St, Highland Park, MI2188. bd. Franklin, MI2188.
8. James BARKLEY1663 b. 1842~1283 at New York1283.


655. Barclays of New York, R. B. Moffat (Robert Grier Cooke. New York. 1904. Call no. R929.2 B244)
840. Gravestone inscriptions - www.findagrave.com
1241. 1870 Fed Census MI, Genesee Co., Thetford
1280. 1860 Fed Census MI, Oakland Co., Bloomfield; www.ancestry.com
1283. 1850 Fed Census MI, Oakland Co., Bloomfield; www.ancestry.com
1520. Michigan Death (and Burials), 1800-1995, 1867-1897; www.familysearch.org
1523. Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, 1822-1995, 1811-1959; familysearch.org
1660. Michigan, Kent County; cemetery transcriptions; http://www.migenweb.net/kent/cemeteries/
1663. Michigan, Oakland County; Vital Records, 1800-1917
1690. 1850 Fed Census MI, Oakland Co., Southfield; www.ancestry.com
2188. Michigan Death Records; seekingmichigan.org
2516. Crawford Family of, Orange County, NY; Charles B Moore, New York Geneal. And Biog. Record. New York, NY: NY Geneal. And Biog. Soc.; AmericanAncestors.org
2539. Will Abstract of Haines, John B, 1818, Mar 28, Abstracts of Wills, Admins. and Guardianships in NY State, 1787-1835; americanancestors.org
2549. Michigan, Oakland County, History of, Samuel W Durant, Philadelphia: L. H Everts & co., 1877; quod.lib.umich.edu
2557. 1900 Fed Census KS, Elk Co., Longton; www.ancestry.com
2663. Michigan County Marriages, 1820-1935; familysearch.org
5262. Haines Family Bible, images, transcription by bjv, attached to a John Bayard Haines profile; www.ancestry.com
5301. Barkley, Josiah, will and probate records, Michigan Wills and Probate Records, 1784-1980; www.ancestry.com