From the 1885 History of Steuben County, IN page 747:

Eli R. Haines, Section 8, Salem Township, was born in Carroll County, Ohio, in 1851.  His father, William Haines, was born in Pennsylvania in 1808, and was married in his native state to Rebecca Smith.  They moved to Carroll County, Ohio, where they lived a number of years, and in October, 1853, moved to Steuben County, Indiana, and settled in Salem Township, on a tract of unimproved land.  They improved and cultivated their farm and lived here till death.  The father died January 14, 1879, and the mother in May, 1884.  They had a family of eleven children, nine of whom are living, five in Steuben County.  Two of the sons, Thomas and William, were soldiers in the War of the Rebellion.  Eli R. resides on the old homestead where he has lived since 1853.  He was reared and educated in Steuben County, and is now one of the promising farmers of Salem Township.  His farm contains 60 acres of land all well improved.  He married Mary A. Summers, a native of Williams County, Ohio, daughter of --- and Nancy J. Summers, her father born in 1823 and her mother in 1833.  They moved to Noble County, Indiana where the father died December 23, 1859, and the mother March 25, 1865.  Mr. and Mrs. Haines have two daughters -- Avilla and Luella.