John HOLMES

Male Abt 1674 - 1703  (~ 29 years)


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  • Name John HOLMES  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • "Connecticut Ancestry": Young John Holmes died 6 July 1703 when he was helping to raise a new bell for the Stamford meetinghouse into place. When the bell was almost into its final position, the rope that was holding it gave way and the bell crashed to the floor, killing him instantly. His only child Jonathan Holmes, born on 21 May 1703 only 6 weeks before his father's death, was renamed John in his honor. [1]
    Born Abt 1674  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 06 Jul 1703  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Person ID I29419  Main Tree
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2012 

    Father Stephen HOLMES,   b. Abt 1633, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1710, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Mother Martha ?,   b. Abt 1640,   d. Between 13 Mar 1727 and 1728, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Family ID F05996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mercy BELL,   b. 05 Nov 1678, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1747, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1701/02  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Children 
    +1. John HOLMES,   b. 21 May 1703, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1748 and 1785, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)  [Natural]
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2012 
    Family ID F09017  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S4918] Connecticut Ancestry 2008 May Vol. 50 No. 4.

    2. [S03262] RootsWeb: World Connect - Stamford, CT Familes (1641-1935) by Barbara Kaye.

    3. [S01785] Ancestry.com: History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald Lines Jacobus, (Name: Name: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.;;).

    4. [S00001] "A Genealogical History of the Hoyt, Haight, and Hight Families", David W. Hoyt, (Name: Name: Providence: Printed for the Author by the Providence Press Co. Boston: Henry Hoyt - 1871;;).

    5. [S03428] The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Stamford.