Warren County Iowa Genealogical Society




    John W. BARNS

    Spouse: Cynthia BUNDY
    Children: Lora, Walter, Clyde, Charles R.

    John W. BARNS, " sheriff of Warren county; was born in Madison county, Indiana, in 1841; he came to Clayton county, Iowa, in 1851, and moved to this county in 1857; he ws raised a farmer and owns a farm of 300 acres; he enlilsted in the 34th Iowa Infantry, during the late war, and served three years and was in fourteen general engagements; he has held various township offices previous to his election to his present position in 1877; he married Miss Cynthia BUNDY in August, 1866; she was born in Quincy, Illinois; they have four children: Lora, Walter, Clyde and Charles R.  (Source - History of Warren County, Iowa 1879)

    He also served on the Grand Jury for Washington Township 1905. (Source: Financial Report compiled by the County Auditor.)