Ida Almena Barns, born about 1862, was a daughter of Edward Howard Barns and Ann/Anna Beard Barns. She had five full-siblings and possibly five half-siblings from her father's first marriage to Mary Ann Letcher. Three of the half-siblings are known.
Ida Almena Barns married first to Walter Oscar Brown on January 1, 1876 in Branch County, Michigan.
Ida Almena Barns Brown married again in 1926 to UNKNOWN after the death of Walter Oscar Brown.