“We owe an implicit reverence to all the institutions of our ancestors.” (Edmund Burke, A Vindication of Natural Society, 1756).
Currently, the Barnes family line will center around the descendants of Brinsley Barns (1713-1794). and Solomon Barnes, Sr. Both were earlysettler in North Carolina Indian Territory. This is present-day Alexander County. At various points in time, it was Wilkes, Burke and Rowan Counties. Profile of each and their descendants are found on the Barnes Genealogy tab.
All Oxford’s in America are descended for Englishman John Oxford (1639-1719). At the age of 13, John indentured himself and worked on a Virginia tobacco plantation for five years, to earn his freedom. To keep abreast of the latest Oxford family news, click on
DNA Testing provides a means to break genealogical brick walls. We provide the resource for you to test and meet DNA cousins throughout to country.
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Downloads allow you to obtain “Searching for Your Family Roots” a free 25-page guide to aid your genealogical pursuits. A Brinsley Barnes & Elizabeth Lindley Barnes Descendants Chart, Release 1, April 6, 2016 is available. In the coming weeks, photographs of Barnes and Oxford family members will be available.
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