A son, Samson Joseph, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Barnes, of Northumberland, at 5:41 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg. The mother is the former Melissa R. Heim. Grandparents are Raymond and Linda Barnes, of Susquehanna, Eric and Tina Heim, of Shamokin, and Dale and Deb Ritter, of Shamokin Dam.