Barnes, Henry, Tonawanda, was born in Liverpool, Onondaga county, N. Y., February 24, 1843. In 1867 he married
Miss Jennie Westgate, who died in 1875. In 1876 he came to Tonawanda and began building boats, which he continued
until 1890, when he established his present business, that of dealing in coal, wood, sand and plaster. He has four
children: J. B. of St. Joseph, Mo.; Flora J., Frank H. and James C., all of Tonawanda.
Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898