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Tombstone Tuesday - Happy Birthday Great-grandpa, John Haines

166 years ago today my great-grandfather, John Haines was born in Niagara Twp., Lincoln Cty., Canada West (Ontario), son of Benjamin Haines, SUE and Sarah E. Freisman Haines. John Haines grew up and lived in the Niagara region, working for the railroad, and followed it's expansion into southern Ontario first to Taylor Station in Elgin County and finally ending up in Rochester, Essex County about 1895.

During this period, he and his wife, Harriet, had eleven children, 7 girls and 4 boys and the…

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