Biography of Westley G. Holmes

Holmes, Westley G., was born in the town of Henrietta, N. Y., January 23, 1813, and came to Elba in 1850. In 1839 he married Olive Roxanna, daughter of Thomas Stevens; they had one daughter, Amy C., wife of D. R. Harkness, to whom were born four sons, Westel E., George N., Estes D. (who was drowned July 30, 1895) and Alva S., and two daughters, Mina L. and Edith D. Mr. Holmes was a farmer all his life; he died in 1886, and he is remembered as an upright, consistent man, whose assistance in any good work was always ready and freely given.

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J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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