John HOLMES

Male 1725 - 1750  (25 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  John HOLMES was born 13 Jan 1725, Pomfret, Windham Co., Connecticut (son of Jehoshaphat HOLMES and Sarah WALDO); died 11 Feb 1750.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Jehoshaphat HOLMES was born 11 Nov 1690, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA (son of Nathaniel HOLMES and Patience TOPLIFFE); died 01 Jun 1745, Pomfret, Windham Co., Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Will Proved: 11 Jun 1745, Probate Court, held in Plainfield, Conn.

    Notes:

    Excerpt from "The Descendants of George Holmes": Jehoshaphat was among the first settlers in Connecticut and was a prominent man in Pomfret. He was chosen "lister" in 1716, Selectman in 1719 and '20, and Town Clerk and treasurer in 1718. To the last office he was elected in every succeeding year until his death. He was also clerk of the church for many years, which office he also held at death.

    Jehoshaphat married Sarah WALDO 04 Jul 1715, Pomfret, Connecticut. Sarah was born 06 Dec 1691, Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA; died 13 May 1742, Pomfret, Windham Co., Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Sarah WALDO was born 06 Dec 1691, Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA; died 13 May 1742, Pomfret, Windham Co., Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. Rebecca HOLMES was born 31 Aug 1717, Pomfret, Windham Co., Connecticut; died 24 Nov 1799, Pomfret, Windham Co., Connecticut.
    2. Jehoshaphat HOLMES was born 13 Jun 1721, Pomfret, Wndham Co., Connecticut; died 22 May 1789, Amenia, New York.
    3. Abigail HOLMES was born 14 Jan 1730, Pomfret, Windham Co., Connecticut.
    4. Nathaniel HOLMES was born 05 Jul 1723, Pomfret, Windham Co., Connecticut; died Aft 1783.
    5. Sarah HOLMES was born 24 Mar 1716, Pomfret, Windham Co., Connecticut; died 25 Jan 1786, Pomfret, Windham Co., Connecticut.
    6. 1. John HOLMES was born 13 Jan 1725, Pomfret, Windham Co., Connecticut; died 11 Feb 1750.
    7. Ebenezer HOLMES was born 28 Sep 1728, Pomfret, Windham Co., Connecticut; died 17 Jul 1797, Pomfret, Windham Co., Connecticut.
    8. Esther HOLMES was born 27 Sep 1726, Pomfret, Windham Co., Connecticut.
    9. Ann HOLMES was born 28 Aug 1719, Pomfret, Windham Co., Connecticut; died 25 Feb 1774.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Nathaniel HOLMES was born 01 Feb 1639, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA (son of George HOLMES and Deborah ?); died 1711, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA.

    Notes:

    Excerpts from "The Descendants of George Holmes": He lived in Dorchester after his marriage, later returning to Roxbury. Records show him to have been active in public affairs, holding several offices, including electman of Roxbury, and representative in the General Court in 1689.
    In 1664, Nathaniel Holmes signed a petition to England against King Charles's accession to the throne. In 1667, and for several years after, he was fence viewer, the office at that time being an important and busy one, as there were frequent dispute over boundariews and a great deal of trouble inthe trespass of cattle.
    He served in King Philip's war, going to Mt. Hope, uly 3, 1675, in Capt. Hutchinson's company.
    He lived in Dedham a while, probably near Roxbury line, afterwards moving to Roxbury.

    Nathaniel married Patience TOPLIFFE 27 Mar 1667, Dorchester, Connecticut. Patience was born Jul 1644, Dorchester, Connecticut; died 11 Mar 1696, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Patience TOPLIFFE was born Jul 1644, Dorchester, Connecticut; died 11 Mar 1696, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA.
    Children:
    1. Patience HOLMES was born 29 Oct 1683.
    2. Sarah HOLMES
    3. Nathaniel HOLMES was born 15 Mar 1668, Dorchester, Connecticut; died 12 Jun 1699, Killed by a bursting of a gun at Castle Island.
    4. Ichabod HOLMES was born 14 Nov 1674, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA; died 20 Jan 1717, Woodstock, Massachusets (now Conn.).
    5. Mehitable HOLMES was born 1678; died 02 Oct 1727, Dorchester, Connecticut.
    6. Infant HOLMES was born 1671; died 18 Nov 1671.
    7. Charity HOLMES
    8. 2. Jehoshaphat HOLMES was born 11 Nov 1690, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA; died 01 Jun 1745, Pomfret, Windham Co., Connecticut.
    9. Obedience HOLMES was born 26 Jan 1682.
    10. Thankful HOLMES was born 02 Dec 1685; died 25 Dec 1758, Pomfret, Connecticut.
    11. Obedience HOLMES died , Infancy.
    12. Ebenezer HOLMES was born 1669, Dorchester, Connecticut; died 01 Feb 1746, Stoughton, Connecticut.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  George HOLMES was born 1594, Nazing, Waltham, Essex County, England; died 18 Dec 1645, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA; was buried , Eliot Burying ground.

    Other Events:

    • Immigration: 1637
    • Fact: 22 May 1639, Made a Freeman

    George — Deborah ?. Deborah was born , Nazing, Waltham, Essex County, England; died 06 Nov 1662. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Deborah ? was born , Nazing, Waltham, Essex County, England; died 06 Nov 1662.
    Children:
    1. Sarah HOLMES
    2. Joseph HOLMES was born Abt 1637, On the passage over or soon after arrival in Roxbury; died 27 Oct 1713.
    3. Deborah HOLMES was born 31 Jan 1641, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA; died 03 Mar 1641.
    4. Infant HOLMES was born 1642; died 28 Oct 1642.
    5. Deborah HOLMES died 29 Sep 1646.
    6. 4. Nathaniel HOLMES was born 01 Feb 1639, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA; died 1711, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA.
    7. Lydia HOLMES was born , England; died 05 Sep 1689, Dorchester, Connecticut.
    8. John HOLMES was born 1643, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA; died 17 May 1676.