Index of photos of the Daniel Korns, Jr. Farm

Daniel Korns farm, Southampton Township, Somerset County, PA

The photographs listed below document the Southampton Township, Somerset County PA farm that was owned by Christian Sturtz, then by John Sturtz, then by Daniel Korns, Jr., then by John Wilson Korns, then by Allen Lester Korns, then by Melvin Korns, and now by one of Melvin's children. Click here to trace the ownership of the farm back to 1767.

In the book "The Genealogy of Michael Korns, Sr. of Somerset County Pennsylvania" by Charles Byron Korns, Sr., M.D., this farm is said to be the home of Daniel Korns, Sr; this is now proven by deed analysis to be incorrect.

Misc. photos of Daniel Korns, Jr. Farm

  • Photo of farm circa 1949 from the "Genealogy of Michael Korns, Sr."

  • Farm owned by Daniel Korns, Jr., Wilson Korns, and Allen Korns, as seen from Michael Korns, Sr. farm

  • The farm in winter, 1950, when owned by Allen Korns

  • Korns school in 1955

  • Photo of outbuilding on Allen Korns' farm that was destroyed by fire

  • Photo of the upper house on the Allen Korns farm

  • Photos of the sugar camp and maple syrup operations

  • Garage and sheds on Allen Korns farm, 1950's

  • 2006 photo of the fence around the 9 acre field that was built by Nevin Korns

  • 2006 photo of the upper fields

  • Allen Korns horses working in field

  • The Sturtz Cemetery

  • Allen Korns on Fordson Tractor, house in background

  • Allen Korns harvesting grain

  • Allen Korns tilling corn with daughter

  • Allen Korns' daughter on horseback, 1950

  • Allen Korns' sawmill

  • Moving Cattle to pasture on the Allen Korns farm

  • A load of logs for the sawmill

  • Estalene Korns in horse-drawn sleigh on her father Allen's farm, 1950

    Older photos of the Danial Korns Jr. farmhouse

  • Photo of the house about the time it was owned by Wilson Korns

  • May 1925 Photo of Wilson Korns family home

  • Mrs. Wilson Korns, and road in front of their house

  • House of John Wilson "Wilse" Korns, Southampton Township

  • Korns house with schoolhouse debris circa 1937, when owned by Allen Korns

  • Inside the house Feb. 1954, when owned by Allen Korns

  • 1940 photo of Leah Brightbil and Patty Akers in front of Allen Korns house

  • Photo of the house in winter, when owned by Allen Korns

  • Estalene Korns & Mildred Bittner in front of Allen Korns' house & "wood shed"

  • Estalene Kitchen-end of Allen Korns' house

  • The house, when owned by Allen Korns

  • Latticework on house, circa 1937, when owned by Allen Korns

  • Allen Korns' house, tractor, son, early 1950's

    Korns farmhouse exterior construction details

  • Left-hand basement door

  • Basement bars

  • Right-hand basement door

  • Glazed brick chimney

  • Porch corner decoration

  • Porch post decoration

  • Window detail

  • Porch decoration

  • Bathroom window on garden-end of house

  • Garden-end of house

  • Attic windows on road end of house

  • Hand-hewn porch beams

  • Lattice under porch

  • Lightning rod

  • Porch beam detail

  • View under the porch

  • Porch door with cross & Bible construction

  • Post decoration

  • Basement stonework

  • Upper porch rail

  • Weather vane on house

    2008 photographs of farmhouse basement

  • Water trough in basement

  • Coal furnace

  • Reciprocating saw marks

  • Basement steps

  • Basement photo showing floor beams, hook

  • Hand-wrought hinge used as heavy basement hook

  • Rock work in basement wall

  • Coal room in basement

  • Southeast corner of basement

  • West basement stairs

  • Canning shelves in basement

    2008 photographs of farmhouse attic

  • Attic stairs

  • West end of attic

  • West end of attic

  • Roof supported by timber frame

  • Chimney and central partition

  • West end of attic

  • Timber frame construction in attic

  • Timber frame construction in attic

    2008 photographs of farmhouse living quarters

  • Dining room door

  • Bathroom

  • Post-1830 door with nailed trim

  • Closet under the attic stairs

  • Under-stairs closet door

  • Faux woodgrain paint on trim

  • Upstairs bedroom door

  • Upstairs bedroom, west end of the house

  • East-end stairs, added in the 1950's

  • Glass fire extinguisher

  • Dining room

  • Downstairs hallway from dining room

  • Door latch and post-1830 door trim

  • Door, with enlargements of latch and trim

  • Upstairs window, lath detail with circular saw marks

  • Living room ceiling, with post circa 1883 nails

  • Un-milled door frame

  • Bedroom door at east end of central bedroom

  • Central stairway

    Photos of stone smokehouse

  • Side of the smoke house remains, 2006

  • The front of the smoke house remains, 2003

  • The far-side and rear of the smokehouse remains, 2003

  • Early 1950's photo of Allen Korns' smokehouse

  • Mrs. Wilson Korns in front of smokehouse, little house

  • Photo of smokehouse and little house

    Allen Korns Sugar Camp

  • 1956 A. Korns sugar camp photo, outside

  • 1956 A. Korns sugar camp photo, with steam

  • Inside the sugar camp with Allen and Gladys, 1956

  • Gathering sugar water in 1964 on the Korns farm

  • Allen Korns and his brother John Korns gathering sugar water (at tank)

  • Allen Korns and his brother John Korns gathering sugar water at tree

  • Gathering sugar water with horse-drawn tank

  • Gathering sugar water with tractor-drawn tank

  • Gladys (Bittner) Korns gathering sugar water

    Barn photos

  • Somerset County barn built by Daniel Korns, Jr. that burned in 1923

  • Wilson Korns & threshing crew in front of Dan Korns, Jr. barn

  • 1925 barn that burned in 1942

  • Constructing Wilson Korns' 1925 barn

  • Cattle in front of Wilson Korns 1925 barn

  • Allen & Lester Korns in front of Wilson Korns' 1925 barn

  • 2006 photo of the "new" barn (Which blew down on Thanksgiving day 2019)

  • Photo of Allen Korns' milk barn

  • 2003 photo of milk barn & milk house

  • 2006 photo of the milk barn

  • Gladys Korns below the Allen Korns milk barn

    1940's era construction of Allen Korns' "New Barn" (Which blew down on Thanksgiving day 2019)

  • New barn construction photo 1 (97 KB)

  • New barn construction photo 2 (288KB)

  • New barn construction photo 3 (40KB)

  • New barn construction photo 4 (97KB)

    Map & aerial photos of Daniel Korns, Jr. Farm

  • 1936 & 1958 Aerial photos of Daniel Korns, Jr. Farm

  • 1993 Aerial photo of Daniel Korns, Jr. Farm; 1 pixel = 1 meters

  • 1993 Aerial photo of Daniel Korns, Jr. Farm; 1 pixel = 2 meters

  • Topographical map of Daniel Korns, Jr. Farm

  • 1993 Aerial photo of Daniel Korns, Jr. Farm; 1 pixel = 4 meters

  • 1993 Aerial photo of Daniel Korns, Jr. Farm; 1 pixel = 8 meters

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