I also have interest in BARNETTs from Christian County, Kentucky, but about one generation earlier.I notice that the following BARNETTs were married in Christian County circa 1800-1812:
Thomas BARNETT m. Candis STROUD in Christian Co., KY, Jan 9, 1800. Robinson BARNETT m. Delila STROUD in Christian Co., KY, Jul 12, 1800. William BARNETT (1780-1844 in Macoupin Co., IL) m. Polly STROUD (?-1863 in Macoupin Co., IL) in Christian Co., KY, Jun 30, 1805. John C. BARNETT m. Nancy NIX in Christian Co., KY, Apr 26, 1806. Basil BARNETT m. Winoney CHECK in Christian Co., KY, Oct 4, 1811 Humphrey BARNETT m. Sally COLLINS in Christian Co., KY, Nov 25, 1812. Abner BARNETT m. Jenette WILKINS in Christian Co., KY, Feb 8, 1810.
William BARNETT & Polly STROUD had a son named Abner BARNETT (Sep 3, 1810 in Christian Co., KY - 1881 in Navarro Co., TX) who married Catherine OVERSHINER in Christian Co., KY, Jan 21, 1829.My g4-grandfather, Abner BARNETT (Aug 25, 1810 in Christian Co., KY - 1842 in Greene Co., IL), was the son of John C. BARNETT and Nancy NIX.I speculate that these two Abners, both born in 1810, were cousins (1st?) and that their fathers (William & John C.) were brothers who named sons after their common brother, Abner (m. in 1810 to Jenette WILKINS).Possibly William & John C. were 1st cousins and the older Abner was a cousin/brother.And because William, Robinson, and Thomas all married STROUDS, I speculate that they are all brothers or close cousins.John C. BARNETT also had an older brother, James BARNETT (b. circa 1780-1825 in Posey Co., IN).I've also been told that a bible record indicates that John C. BARNETT's parents were William BARNETT (circa 1738 - Oct 11, 1800) and Jane [?] (circa 1736 - Aug 1800).This makes Jane 49 at John C.'s birth...old but possible I suppose).I've seen several census records that indicate that John C. BARNETT was born in North Carolina, but I've never had a more specific area to search.