Biography of Simon W. Barrett
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

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Barrett, Simon W., was born in Saratoga Springs, August 10,1859, a son of Simon H. and Elizabeth (Wells) Barrett. His father resided in Saratoga Springs for many years and was a well known citizen. Mr. Barrett was educated in the public schools of Saratoga Springs and at an early age began business life as a clerk in a grocery owned by Buell Thrasher, with whom he remained three years. At the end of this period he went south, but returned in 1879 and began the carpenter's trade, which he has since continued. Mr. Barrett established himself in business as a contractor in 1892 and has since built several residences in Saratoga Springs and vicinity. In 1885 Mr. Barrett married Mary, daughter of Thomas Kirby, a native of England, and their children are Sampson, Irene, Thomas, Evelyn, Mabel, Walter and an infant daughter, Ethel.


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