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Near Amity in Johnson County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Nancy Kerlin Barnett

Born May 14, 1793 - Died Dec. 1, 1831

 
 
Nancy Kerlin Barnett Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marc Tobolski, April 2, 2009
1. Nancy Kerlin Barnett Marker
Inscription. Married to William Barnett, Feb. 29, 1808. He was born Sept. 27, 1786, drowned in Ohio River Sept. 24, 1854. William was the great, great, great grandson of Pocahontas and John Rolfe. Daniel G. Doty, 1846 - 1934, protected his grandmother's grave by staying here with his gun, while the county relocated the cemetery in order to build the road. A concrete slab was placed over the grave, to protect the marker, Aug. 8, 1912.
 
Erected 1982 by Kenneth F. & Richard Blackwell.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 25.193′ N, 85° 58.556′ W. Marker was near Amity, Indiana, in Johnson County. Marker was on County Road 400 1.3 miles east of U.S. 31, in the median. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Franklin IN 46131, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Historical Blue River Township (approx. 3.2 miles away); Thompson Mill (approx. 4.5 miles away); Home of Columbus Horatio Hall (approx. 5.7 miles away); Birthplace of Roger D. Branigin (approx. 5.9 miles away); Johnson County Court Houses
Nancy Kerlin Barnett Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marc Tobolski, April 2, 2009
2. Nancy Kerlin Barnett Marker
(approx. 5.9 miles away); Johnson County Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away); Johnson County War Memorial Honor Rolls (approx. 5.9 miles away); Johnson County Spanish American War Honor Roll (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Remains of 7 found in Grave in the Middle of the Road. 2016 article by Vic Ryckaert in The Indianapolis Star This article indicates that the grave and marker will be moved. (Submitted on July 23, 2016.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable Persons
 
Nancy Kerlin Barnett image. Click for full size.
3. Nancy Kerlin Barnett
The Baptism of Pocahontas piece of art in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda image. Click for full size.
Oil by John Gadsby Chapman
4. The Baptism of Pocahontas piece of art in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda
This mural is 12-by-17 foot and was commissioned in 1836
 
 
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