Sarah "Sally" Fazenbaker was born about 1789, daughter of the "Hessian" soldier George Fazenbaker.On 3/9/1806 at the Methodist Church in Cumberland, she married 1) Henry Clouse.At the time of the 1810 census, Henry Clouse was head of household in Allegany County.
Henry died.On 6/3/1817 according to the Clerks Office of the Circuit Court of Allegany County, or on 6/9/1817 according to the Marriage Diary of Reverend William Shaw, deacon of the Methodist Episcopal Church 1792-1813, Sally married 2) John Barnes.John, who was born about 1788, was a son of William Barnes, smithy.John became the legal guardian of Sally's four children: Elizabeth Clouse, George Clouse, Philip Clouse, and Juliana Clouse. John had previously married Nancy Broadwater (license obtained 1/9/1813 at Cumberland), daughter of Cornelius Broadwater and Mary.John and Nancy had one daughter.
John and Sally had six children.One of these was named John Barnes, but he may well be a different John Barnes than John Horace Barnes mentioned in the previous post.
Sally died 10/10/1852.On 8/8/1853, John obtained a marriage license to marry Charity Broadwater, daughter of Guy Broadwater and Susanna Reckner, widow of James McIntire.