The following data is extracted from Genealogy and Biography of Ontario County, New York.
(II) David, son of James Barnes, was an infant in his mother's arms when he came with his parents to Geneva in 1798, he being' the youngest son of a large family of children. His early life was spent on the old homestead farm, and later on a farm now (1910) owned by his son, D. Eddy Barnes, engaged in its cultivation, and he died there, in 1871. He served for a time as a colonel in the New York State Militia.
Source: Genealogy and Biography of Ontario County, New York