is this wonderful
site of historical maps. I was checking out A
Map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish Settlements
adjacent thereto (1746) when I came across a Ft. Barnwell in North
Carolina, built in 1712.
Ft. Barnwell was named for one John
“Tuscarora Jack” Barnwell who fought the Tuscarora in that
area in 1711-12. And John “Tuscarora
Jack” Barnwell is an ancestor of mine (on my mom's side of the
family—she was a Barnwell). How cool is that?
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