BARNS ANNEX

 

Leslie Edwin Barns Pedigree

(Start at generation 1, below.)

 

Special thanks to Ronald "Ron" Henry Cobb, paragraph 4.C.14.c.(4.(a.(2) of the Alexander Patterson Biles page, who compiled much of the information in this annex.  Ron's research is recorded in greater detail at http://www.ancestry.com/.

 

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Origin of the surname “Barns/Barnes:”

 

 

Generation

 

5

 

4   Elijah Barnes

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 1756 at Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut.  Died 31 January 1855 in Washington Township, Litchfield County, Connecticut.  Served in the Revolutionary War in New England.

 

2.  Wife: Marcy Farnham (also seen: Mary Mitchell)

 

Marcy Farnham was born in New England and died in Genesee County, New York.  Mary Mitchell married Elijah Barnes on 26 September 1854 in Rutherford Township, Gibson County, Tennessee.

 

3.  Child:

 

a. Sylvester Barnes: See generation 3, below.

 

3   Sylvester Barnes

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 24 October 1785 at Woosh (sp) Corners, Washington Township, Litchfield County, Connecticut.  Died 11/13 March 1871 in Rome Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

2.  Wife: Sally Goff

 

Born 7 November 1787 in Norfolk Township, Litchfield County, Connecticut; daughter of Samuel Darby (b. 9 Apr 1766 in CT) and Dorothy (Hill) Goff (b. 30 Jun 1768 in CT, d. 1823 in PA).  Died 5 April 1841 in Rome Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Married Sylvester Barnes on 25 October 1807 in Salisbury Township, Litchfield County, Connecticut.

 

3.  Children:

 

a. Samuel Lewis Barnes: Born 17 November 1810 in Sheffield Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 6 January 1888 in Orwell Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

b. Sally Maria Barnes: Born 19 September 1812 in Sheffield Township, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.  Died 14 August 1842 in Rome Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

c. Elijah Farnham Barnes: Born 25 July 1815 in Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Died 7 June 1885 in Rome Township, Bradford County.

 

d. Harriett Madaline Barnes: Born 16 October 1817 in Pennsylvania.  Died 14 January 1893 in Rome Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

e. Ridgeway Sylvester Barnes: Born 2 August 1819 in Rome Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Died there 9 December 1881.

 

f. David Buel Barnes: Born 15 March 1821 in Rome Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Died there 20 September 1903.

 

g. Martha Ellen Barnes: Born 19 February 1823 in Rome Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Died there 29 September 1873.

 

h. Edwin Burr Barns: See generation 2, below.

 

2   Edwin Burr Barnes

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 9 June 1825 in Rome Township (also seen: b. Wysox Twp), Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Died 4 August 1891 at Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina.  Owned a residence next door to Leland Barns on the Wyalusing Creek Road.  Subsequently moved to North Carolina.

 

2.  Wife: Esther Verbeck

 

Born 25 October 1834 in Nichols Township, Tioga County, New York; daughter of Henry Philip and Sarah H. (Bidlack) Verbeck.  Died 11 August 1882 (also seen: d. 22 Apr 1911) at Camptown, Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, Pennsylania.  Married Edwin Burr Barnes on 4/24 November 1852 in Rome Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Esther was an aunt to the Mary Verbeck who married William Wallace French (who was the brother of Jennie French (Wagner) Delany, and brother of Kate McKernan.

 

3.  Children:

 

a. Lois Estella Barnes: Born 14 July 1855 at Camptown, Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Died 20 January 1857 in Rome Borough, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

b. Leslie Edwin Barns: See generation 1, below.

 

c. Tina Rosa Emaline Barnes: Born 1863 at Camptown, Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

d. Elsie Marie Barnes: Born 9 April 1868 in Bradford County, Pennsylvania (perhaps Myersburg).

 

1   Leslie Edwin Barns:

 

Born 31 January 1860 at Camptown, Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Died 15 January 1944 at Wyalusing, Wyalusing Township.  Apparently changed the spelling of his surname.  Married Caltha Elizabeth Camp, third child of Betsey Elizabeth (Biles) Camp, who was the fourteenth child of Alexander Patterson Biles, generation 7 of the Ancestors of John Addison Biles, on 7 July 1887.

 

 

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