McIntosh, Andrew J.

Kentuckiana Genealogy: Biographies: McIntosh, Andrew J.
By Board Administration (Admin) on Tuesday, August 22, 2000 - 11:41 am:

Andrew J. McIntosh, of Salem, was born in Washington Co.,IN October 6th, 1841. His father, John McIntosh, resides at New Albany. His mother was a Miss Sarah Barnett before her marriage.

A.J. McIntosh began to earn his own living when a mere lad, as news boy on the L.N.A. & C. railway; he continued successfully in this position for five years; he was then employed by the company as brakeman; then as baggagemaster, and by the faithful performance of his duties won the confidence and esteem of the company who promoted him to the position of cunductor of a passenger train. This position he filled creditably to himself and to the satisfaction of the company for seven years.

He was married 18NOV1868 to Miss Ella S. DePauw, of New Albany Ind., daughter of Hon. W.C. DePauw, deceased.

In 1869, Mr. McIntosh engaged in business as a merchant at Salem and continued for some years. He was elected sheriff of Washington Co., in 1882 and re-nominated by his party, the democrats, in 1884 without opposition. He was again elected and soon after resigned. In 1885, under the Cleveland administration he was appointed Revenue inspector for the District in which he lives. This position he still holds, and will hold until President Harrison requests him to change his business.

Mr. McIntosh is a prominent Mason, having taken the 32nd or Scottish Rite degree; he is also an I.O.O.F. and K. of P. member.

By Susan K. White ( on Wednesday, January 09, 2008 - 09:10 pm:

Sarah Barnett was born Nov 1821 in Indiana, she is the daughter of Jesse Barnett. Jesse was born 1800 in Lincoln Co. Kentucky he died 20 Jul 1892 in New Albany Floyd Co. Indiana, Sarah's mother is Mary Stroud born 1800 in Raleigh North Carolina. There is some confusion on the birth of Jesse Barnett, some believe him to be the son of John Barnett (b 1743) who died 1816 in Harrison Co. Indiana and others believe he is the son of Alexander Barnett who is a son of the above John Barnett. John Barnett is the son of John Barnett (b 1705) & Mary Roan who are of the Scotch-Irish clan. They came into Lancaster Co. Pennsylvania from Temple Cathedral, Londonderry, Parish of Templemore, Ireland. John Barnett (b 1705) is the son of John Barnett & Jennette Powey or Powers. Jesse Barnett has two other children, Morgan Barnett who married Catherine E. Catlin and Elizabeth who married Samuel R. Bullington.

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