DANIEL D. BARNS, the third son of Nathaniel and Effie (Dusenberre) Barns, previously referred to, was born in
Middle Hope in 1833. He now lives in retirement on his valuable fruit farm, adjoining his birthplace. In 1857 he
married Miss Hester D., daughter of Captain L. S. Carpenter, of Marlboro. They became the parents of three daughters
and one son, Nathaniel C., who continues the management of the farm cultivated so many years by his father. Mr.
Daniel D. Barns always manifested a great interest in public affairs of Orange County, and was well known as a
breeder of fast trotting horses for which Orange County is noted.
Nathaniel C. Barns was born in Middle Hope in 1863. Since completing his studies in the Newburgh schools he has
been largely engaged in fruit growing with much success. He has served as justice of the peace, and is the present
master of Cronomer Valley Grange No. 982.
In 1888 he married Miss Mary E., daughter of Dr. Kidd, of Newburgh; she died in 1889, leaving one daughter, Natalie
The History of Orange County New York
Edited by: Russel Headley
Van Deusen and Elms, Publishers
Middletown, N. Y. 1908
Orange County, NY
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