Holmes, Britain, Buffalo, was born in Potsdam, N. Y., March 13, 1822. In. 1852 he removed to Buffalo and engaged
in the manufacture of machinery, especially of barrel and woodworking machinery, in company with his brother. They
now employ a large force of men. January 1, 1861, Mr. Holmes married Elleanor Childs of Brooklyn, N. Y.
Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898