Smith County, Texas

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BARRINGTON COURT - National Trust-England

 

Near Ilminster, Somerset - 16th Century
18th Century Terraced Gardens

Home of Sir William Stroud (1589-1666)

Purchased the Mansion in 1625-27. He was a member of Parliament from Ilchester - member of Long Parliament - 1640. He married Joan Barnard; had six sons; four daughters. Among the sons was Barnard, whose son, also named Barnard came to America as a child. His son John, first generation born in America, fought in American Revolution. He is the ancestor whose record was used by Alma Moore Freeland to become a member of DAR and DAC.

 

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