Sometime in the early to mid 1800s John Barns\Barnes settled in the Irish Midlands after emigrating from Scotland.
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Death Certificate of John Barns. 1. No. 62 2. Date and Place of Death: June 4 1866, Aughadoughlass, Coolderry 3. Name and Surname: John Barns 4. Sex: Male 5. Condition: Widower 6. Age at last Birthday: 80 7. Rank, Profession or Occupation: Laborer 8. Certified Cause of Death, and Duration of Illness: Mysipelas [Erysipelas] one week not certified no Medical Attendant 9. Signature, Qualification and Residence of Informant: John Barns Present at the Death, Aughadoughlass 10. When Registered: June 10 1866 11. Signature of Registrar: Mary Woods, Registrar
Source: Deaths Registered in the District of Ballybritt in the superintendent Registrar's District of Roscrea in the County of Kings Ireland. Record received from Irish Midlands Ancestry, Tullamore, Offaly, Ireland, August 2005