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Michael BARNES (1664-1709)

and Elizabeth TAYLOR (1665-1706)


Michael Barnes and Elizabeth Tayler married on 18 November 1686 in Hollington, Sussex.  He may have married for a second time to Patience Nokes on 30 December 1707 in Crowhurst, Sussex.

Michael Barnes was baptised on 11 May 1664 in Hollington.  He was the son of Michael Barnes (c1630-1672) and Susan Wenham (?-1703).  He was buried on 20 July 1709 in Hollington and it was noted in the burial register that he was the parish clerk.

Elizabeth Taylor was baptised on 4 June 1665 in Hollington.  She was the daughter of William Taylor and Sarah Avery.  She was buried on 22 July 1706 in Hollington as Elizabeth wife of Michael Barns.

Patience Nokes date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  She was buried on 31 May 1709 in Hollington as Patience wife of Michael Barns.


Michael Barnes and Elizabeth Taylor had 10 known children:

  1. Mary Barnes was baptised on 8 September 1687 in Hollington.

    Mary may have married twice, firstly to John Delvey on 1 March 1708/9 in Hollington.  They were both then of Hollington.

    John was buried on 18 March 1720 in Hollington.

    John and Mary had 3 known children:

    1. Sarah Delvey was baptised on 14 December 1709 in Hollington.

    2. John Delvey was baptised on 14 November 1714 in Hollington.

    3. Anne Delvey was baptised on 8 December 1717 in Hollington.

    After John's death, Mary, as Widow Dulvey married Thomas Stoneham on 13 April 1727 in Hollington.

    Another Mary Barns was baptised on 5 February 1689/90 in Hollington, the daughter of John Barns (c1660-1717) and Ann Neeves (c1660-1706).  I think this younger Mary married James Punnett in 1712.

  2. Elizabeth Barns was baptised on 15 October 1689 in Hollington.

  3. Ann Barns was baptised on 6 November 1691 in Hollington.

  4. Michael Barnes was baptised on 6 May 1694 in Hollington.

    Michael may have married Elizabeth and they may have had the following children:

    1. Elizabeth Barns was baptised on 6 April 1718 in Hollington.

    2. Edward Barns was baptised on 23 May 1723 in Hollington.

  5. Martha Barnes was baptised on 8 March 1696 in Hollington.  (Her mother's name was recorded as Ann in the baptism register.)

  6. John Barnes was baptised on 25 April 1698 in Hollington.

  7. John Barns was baptised on 5 May 1700 in Hollington.

  8. Edward Barns was baptised on 30 June 1702 in Hollington.  He may have married Ann Ditch on 8 August 1726 in Hooe, Sussex.

  9. William Barns was baptised on 28 April 1704 in Hollington.  He may have married Mary Frankwell by banns on 27 April 1728 in Bexhill, Sussex.

  10. Samuel Barns was baptised on 2 July 1706 in Hollington.



This page was updated on 9 April 2012