Dempsey Kennedy & Patsey Barnes m. 1796 Sumner Co., TN; died young, 1 child
Dempsey Kennedy married Patsey Barnes (she was probably Martha Barnes) 19 Jan 1796 in Sumner County, Tennessee.They moved to Montgomery County, Tennessee, where there is a record of about 1807/1808 Redmun D. Barry v. Dempsey Kennady, Appeal with 12 jurors, found for the plaintiff in the sum of fifteen dollars.John Barns was a witness, 4 days of attendance. Four hundred and forty miles riding.From:Montgomery County Minute Book 1, p. 11.
It appears that Dempsey and perhaps his wife also died by 1813, leaving one child named Dempsey.19 Jul 1813 Montgomery Co., TN.John Barnes and William Barnes are bound to Robert Prince esquire.John Barnes is appointed guardian of Dempsey Kenney [sic].From:Montgomery County, Tennessee, Will Book B, p. 147.
Jul term 1816 Montgomery Co., TN.John Barnes, indenture for Demsey Kenneday to Robert Carter as an apprentice to learn the art trade mistery of R. Carter until age 21.He cannot marry.Carter agrees to teach him the trade, reading, writing, and cyphering.Wit.:James Trotter, James Hightower.From:Montgomery County Will Book B, p. 364.
No record of any other children is found for Dempsey Kennedy, Sr., and Patsey Barnes.