Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/14/2006 at 00:17:09
John Barns, farmer Sec 6, P O Boone, was born in Pennsylvania, November 16, 1817, and at the age of eight years commenced school and continued the same until the fall of 1835, when he moved to Ohio, he commence farming and continued the same until the fall of 1841, when he commenced the manufacture of potash and saleratus, and followed said business until the spring of 1850, for several years he was engaged in traveling for the same business, and in the meantime started some seventy manufacturing establishments, he was married in this county In April 1860 to Miss Prudence Grabel, they have four children: Mary L (born July 2, 1862) Sarah J (born November 23, 1864), Laura E (born may 11, 1868), and Albert F (born December 1, 1876), Mr B owns a well improved farm nicely fenced
1880 Boone Co History Book
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