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James Barbour II
Sarah Todd
(Abt 1712-1781)
Richard Thomas
Catherine Isabella Pendleton
Col. Ambrose Barbour
(Abt 1733-)
Catherine Pendleton Thomas
(Abt 1730-After 1773)
Maj. James Barbour
(Abt 1760-1843)


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Leticia Green

Maj. James Barbour

  • Born: Abt 1760, Orange County, Virginia 733
  • Marriage: Leticia Green
  • Died: 1843 about age 83 733

bullet  General Notes:

According to "History of Kentucky, Vol. 3" by William Elsey Connelley and Ellis Merton Coulter, p. 587, he was "brought by his parents to Kentucky. He was known as Major James Barbour because of his service as an officer of the Kentucky Volunteers in the War of 1812. ... Major James Barbour for many years was a merchant at Danville. A biographer said of him: 'Possessing a fine taste for poetry, which he read and quoted with elocutionary effect, and an extended acquaintance with the best English authors, with the manners of a gentleman of the old school, hospitable and a generous liver, while his home was the center of a cultivated circle, he was himself conspicuous in the society as well as in the business affairs of Central Kentucky until his death in 1843."


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Residence: VA & KY. 45

Occupation: War of 1812. 45


James married Leticia Green, daughter of Hon. Willis Green and Sarah Reed. (Leticia Green was born about 1785.)

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