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Huntersville in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Richard Barry

(1726 – 1801)

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
1. Richard Barry Marker
Inscription.
Tanner
Legislator
Signer of Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence

Co-founder of:
      HopewellPresbyterian Church
      City of Charlotte
      Mecklenburg County
      N.C. Superior Court

He recovered General William L. Davidson’s body after the Cowan’s Ford Battle and brought him to Hopewell Church for burial.

Family homesite approximately 0.2 miles east.
 
Location. 35° 22.723′ N, 80° 54.955′ W. Marker is in Huntersville, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is at the intersection of Beatties Ford Road and April Mist Trail, on the right when traveling north on Beatties Ford Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntersville NC 28078, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Lee Davidson (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Church Building (approx. 1.3 miles away); Historic Latta Plantation (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hopewell Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Servant Entrance (approx. 1.3 miles away); “Upping Block” (approx. 1.3 miles away); General William Lee Davidson (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Oldest Cemetery and the Walls (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Huntersville.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
Richard Barry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
2. Richard Barry Marker
Marker on Beatties Ford Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
3. Marker on Beatties Ford Road
Grave of Richard Barry image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
4. Grave of Richard Barry
Richard Barry is buried in the Hopewell Presbyterian Church cemetery, located about 1½ miles south of the marker.
Richard Barry Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
5. Richard Barry Grave Marker
Richard Barry
Signer
of
The Mecklenburg
Declaration of Independence
May 20th 1775
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 455 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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