History of the Counties of McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania, with Biographical Selections.
J. H. Beers & Co., 1890
Submitted by Michael E Henderson
BARNA DANIELS, farmer, P. O. Keech, was born in Bingham township, Potter Co. Penn. September 12, 1828, a son of George W. and Achsah (Hawley) Daniels, formerly of Broome county, N. Y., who settled in Bingham township in March 1828. His father was a prominent and representative farmer cleared and improved three farms in Bingham township, and lived and died there He had fifteen children: Charles, Olive (Mrs. James Ardrey), Lydia A. (Mrs Levi Quimby), Barnia, Joseph W., Ruth (Mrs. George W. Gurnsey) Nathan H., Betsey J. (Mrs. Lester M. Crum), Harriet E. (Mrs. Lester Dingman) Silas, Sarah (Mrs. Thomas Morrison), Emma (Mrs. Charles Gridley), Ezra, William and John. Barna Daniels was reared in Bingham township and in 1852 purchased the land in Genesee he now occupies, and on which he settled in 1857 and which he cleared and improved himself. He married, July 4 1855 Julia H., daughter of Willis and Sarah (Grover) Young, of Ulysses township this county, and to them have been born three children: Rosalie (Mrs Gaylord Crum), Adell (Mrs. W. D Smith), and Fannie (deceased). Mr. Daniels has held the offices of school director and judge of election. He is a Democrat in politics, and one of the enterprising and representative farmers of Genesee township.
Daniels family bible indicates that Barney Daniels died 28 Jan 1899.
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