Wheeling Sunday Register., October 26, 1890, page 2
Dr. Asher F. Barnes is very ill. His life is despaired of.
Prominent People Pass Away.
Wheeling Register., October 29, 1890
Also Dr. A. F. Barnes passed away.
He was one of our oldest and most influential citizens.
Wheeling Sunday Register., November 02, 1890, page 2
Dr. Asher F. Barnes one of our most prominent citizens, died in this city on Tuesday at the advanced age of eighty years.
The funeral took place on Thursday and was well attended.
His many relatives have the sympathy and condolence of this community in their affliction.
Wheeling Sunday Register., November 16, 1890, page 2
The will of the late Dr. A. F. Barnes disposed of a large estate, by providing a home and ample maintenance for his widow during her natural life, and dividing the residue thereof among his children.