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Re: Iowa Darlingtons
Posted by: Rita Turegano Date: January 06, 2002 at 14:57:50
In Reply to: Re: Iowa Darlingtons by Jeannette Darlington of 567

Jeannette, you were right, I had to re-look at my data, David was married to Margaret Barnett. Sources that I have on them are:1860 the family moved to Northfield, DesMoines Co., Iowa where Daved served as Justiace of the Peace and Postmaster(see courthouse records). Margaret was living in Des Moines Iowa in 1855. See Deed Book L-I-450, 10 Oct. 1846: David and Margaret conveyed 2 acre to Jacob Messimer.
"Yellow Spring and Huron: A Local History by J.W. Merrill, Mediapolis, IA; Perry Co. Democrat, Thurs. 15 Nov. 1849 and Thurs. 19 Dec. 1850; Land Draft Book, Center twp, Perry Co. Pa., pages 13 and 130; 1856 Iowa State Census, DesMoines co.,Burlington, Yellow Spring twp.;1860 Des Moines Co. Ia;

He was elected Justice of the Peace for Center twp, Perry Co. Pa.; 1849 sold at Sheriff's sale 100 cleard acres, 14 acres of meadow and a pebble-dashed dwelling house, double log barn and other out buildings in Center twp; 1850, David Darlingtaon vs John Rice trial 1851; 1851 arrived Yellow Spring twp, Des Moines Co. IA.

David Darlington b. 8 Feb 1802, Bloomfield, Perry Co. Pa.
d. 12 Dec 1864, Des Moines, IA
religion: Presbyterian
father: Meredith Darlington (1763-1832)
mother: Jane McClure (1773-1832)
spouse: Margaret Barnett (1810-1857)
marriage: 16 Jun 1831 in Perry Co. Pa.
Children: William Meredith (1838-1892)
George Barnett (1847-?)
Taphenus Sarah (1840-?)
David W. (1845-?)
Jane Mary (1833-?)
Samuel B. (1835-?)
Margaret McClure (1850-?)
John McKee (1853-?)

Meredith Darlington b:19 Aug 1763 in Ireland
d: 1 Aug 1827 in Serman's Valley, Perry
Co. Pa.
occupation: tanner
religion: Presbyterian
father: John Darlington (?-1815)
mother: Mary Bruce
spouse: Jane McClure (1773-1832)dau of
David McClure and Jane McCormick
children:Wilson (1803-1882)sp:Mary
Samuel (1874-?)
sp:Margaret Everhart
David (1802-1864)
sp: Margeret Barnett
sp: ?McCown
Meredith (1806-1823)

Sources: Muster and Pay Rolls, Pa. Militia, 1790-1800,p.185
on roll of Cumberland Militia 1783

Helen Wright, Los Alton, CA

Meredith first appears on the Cumberland co.
militia in 1788 and on Jan. 1799 was elected
captain of the 8th Company

David son of Meredith is buried in the Old Lock-
hart cemetery

Cumberland Co. Pa. Will book A and I, p. 45

Deed book L, I-45, Oct. 10, 1846


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