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Collection Number: 05217-z

Collection Title: Mary A. Barnett Farm Ledger and Genealogical Materials, 1853-1874 and undated

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Abstract Mary A. Barnett was a farmer in Pineville, Mecklenburg County, N.C., whose husband, John W. Barnett, was killed in the Civil War. She maintained the family farm for several years after her husband's death. The collection includes a ledger from the Barnett family farm, as well as genealogical research compiled by Jeannine L. Smith, a descendant of Mary A. Barnett.
Creator Barnett, Mary A., b. ca. 1833.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Mary A. Barnett Farm Ledger and Genealogical Materials #5217-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Jan Dutrow in June 2005 (Acc. 100090).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Mary A. Barnett was a farmer in Pineville, Mecklenburg County, N.C., whose husband, John W. Barnett, was killed in the Civil War. She maintained the family farm for several years after her husband's death.

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The collection includes a ledger from the Barnett family farm in Pineville, Mecklenburg County, N.C., as well as genealogical research compiled by Jeannine L. Smith, a descendant of Mary A. Barnett. The genealogical material traces the Barnetts back to the Lee and McKnight families.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Matt Dailey and Rachel Shope, February 2011

Encoded by: Matt Dailey, February 2011

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