Who was B.S. Barnes?
Burton Seymour Barnes (B.S.) was born September 19, 1844 in Lapeer County, Michigan. He attended the University of Michigan from 1865 to 1868. B.S. was married to Louise Mary Gilbert. They had three children: Gilbert Burton Barnes of Kansas City, Jeanette (Mrs. Claude B.) Barnes Baker of Pawnee, and Louis Seymour Barnes of Ponca City. All were born in Michigan and raised in Ponca City. The family home was at the corner of Grand Avenue and Sixth Street. Barnes died in Ponca City on November 21, 1906 in Ponca City at age 62.

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