Barnes, E. S., Gouverneur, was born in Gouverneur, December 24, 1814. He was educated in the Gouverneur Academy
and taught school for twenty five terms, including district, graded schools, and academies. Mr. Barnes has spent
about fifteen years in mercantile lines, He married Lucretia Allen in 1842, and their children are: first, Erwin
H. Barnes, (deceased), after whom Barnes Post, G. A. R., of Gouverneur, is named. Erwin H. Barnes belonged to Co.
D., 16th N. Y. Vols.; was wounded at Gaines Mills near Richmond; taken a prisoner to Libby prison and died six
weeks after of his wound in Philadelphia hospital, having been exchanged two weeks previous; second, Lucretia M.,
(deceased), wife of Geo, P. Taitt; third, Celia E., wife of A. E, Smith; fourth, Louisa Anna, (deceased), wife
of Frank L. Cox, Mr. E. S. Barnes has been school commissioner and superintendent of schools for a number of years.
His father, Rockwell Barnes. was one of the pioneers of this part of the country and was a commissioned officer
in the war of 1812, and was a leading mechanic in his day.
Our County and it's people
A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894
St Lawrence County
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