HOLMES ANNEX

 

Sarah (Holmes) Blackmer Pedigree

(Start at generation 10, below.)

 

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Origin of the surname “Holmes:”

 

 

Generation

 

14 

 

13  John Holmes

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1611 in (perhaps Colchester, Essex Co.) England.  Died after 7 October 1651 at Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony.  Immigrated to America by 1633, when he is included in the Colony's tax list.  Served as Marshall there from 4 December 1638 to at least 1643.

 

2.  Wife: Sarah (?)

 

Born England.  Died 18 August 1650 at Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony.  Married John Holmes about 1636 at Plymouth, Massachusetts

 

3.  Children:

 

a. John Holmes, Jr.: Born about 1636 at Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony.  Died July 1697.  Married (1st) Patience Faunce (b. abt 1641 at Plymouth, d. between 1678 and 1681), sister of Mercy (Fauncy) Holmes, generation 12, below, on 20 November 1661 at Plymouth and had 6 children.  Married (2nd) Patience (Bonham) Willis (d. 24 Jul 1724), widow of Richard Willis, about 1681 and had 5 children.

 

b. Nathaniel Holmes: See generation 12, below.

 

12  Nathaniel Holmes

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 1643 at Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony.  Died there 25 July 1727, age 84.

 

2.  Wife: Mercy/Marcy Faunce

 

Born 10 April 1651 at Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, daughter of John (b. 1608 at Purleigh, Essex Co., England, d. 1653) and Patience (Morton) Faunce (b. 1614/16 at Leyden, So. Holland, Netherlands, d. 1691) (both of whom immigrated to America in 1623 aboard the sailing ship "Ann/Anne".  Died at Plymouth 11 February 1731, age 80.  Married Nathaniel Holmes on 29 December 1667 at Plymouth.

 

3.  Children: (7 total)

 

a. Elisha Holmes: See generation 11, below.

 

b. Mercy Holmes: Born 1673.  Died 1726.  Married (?) Cobb.

 

c. Nathaniel Holmes: Born 1676.  Died 1746.

 

d. Sarah Holmes: Born 1682.  Died 1756.  Married (?) Dewey.

 

e. Eleazer Holmes: Born 1688.  Died 1754.

 

11  Elisha Holmes

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 19 April 1670 at Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony.  Died there 3 December 1753.

 

2.  Wife: Sarah Bartlett

 

Born 1675 at Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, daughter of Joseph (b. 1639/38 at Plymouth, MA, d. there 18 Feb 1711) and Hannah (Pope) Bartlett (b. 17 Aug 1639/38 at Plymouth, MA, d. 1710).  Died there 4/24 July 1714.  Married Elisha in 1645 at Plymouth.

 

3.  Children:

 

a. Sarah Holmes: See generation 10, below.

 

b. Elnathan Holmes.

 

10  Sarah Holmes:

 

Born 1709 at Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony.  Died 30 January 1776.  Married John Blackmer, Jr., generation 10 of the Blackmer Annex.

 

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