Niagara County

1897 Biography - Edward P. Haynes

Haynes, Edward P., was born at Brookfield, Mass., July 4, 1831, and is a son of Reuben Haynes, long established in Brookfield as a silver plater and now deceased. Edward P. Haynes attended the public schools at Greenwich, Mass., whither his parents had removed in 1835, and at the age of seventeen he entered the Monson Academy (Monson, Mass), where he remained for three years. He then began life as a farmer, which calling he pursued until 1886, when he removed to Niagara Falls, N. Y., where he established himself in the retail coal trade in which he is still successfully engaged. He is an extensive property owner and a member of Niagara Frontier Lodge No. 132, F. & A. M. of Niagara Falls. In October, 1857, he married Eliza O. Fay of Barre, Mass., and they have two children, Ella L. and Hattie E., living, and one son died, age eighteen years.

Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897

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