Joshua Holmes, Jr.

Male 1678 - 1729  (51 years)


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  • Name Joshua Holmes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 29 Aug 1678  Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1729 
    Death 23 Nov 1729  Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    LifeSketch Joshua Holmes, b. Aug. 20, 1678; he lived in his father's family in Westerly, R. I., during his youth and young manhood. Before he reached his majority, he became acquainted with Miss Fear Sturgess, of Yarmouth, Mass., whose house he often visited, with increasing pleasure, until they were married, Nov. 21, 1698; Miss Sturgess was the dau. of Edward Sturgess, who came to this country from England to Charlestown, Mass., in 1634, and settled in Yarmouth. Mr. Holmes bought large tracts of land in Stonington [since 1807 No. Stonington], near Wyassup Pond, upon which he built a dwelling- house which he occupied during life. They had nine children, and in this connection they will be given, to establish the Mayflower connection with Fear Sturgess. 
    Name Joshua Holmes Holmes  [6
    Died 23 Nov 1729  Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Person ID I26716  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2020 

    Father Joshua Holmes, Sr,   b. 1650, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1694, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Abigail Ingraham,   b. 30 Nov 1636, Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1714, Groton, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1675  [7, 8
    Family ID F10402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Fear Sturgis,   b. 1678, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1753, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1698  USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Temperance Holmes,   b. 29 Jan 1706, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1792, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
     2. Thankful Holmes,   b. 12 Nov 1708, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1742, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)  [natural]
     3. Thomas Holmes,   b. 19 Jan 1711, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1796, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     4. Mary Holmes,   b. 19 Mar 1713, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1759, Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)  [natural]
     5. Bethiah Holmes,   b. 29 Jul 1715, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1744, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)  [natural]
     6. Marvin Holmes,   b. 17 Nov 1717, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1774, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
     7. Joshua Holmes,   b. 14 Aug 1700, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1777, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
     8. John Holmes,   b. 10 Jun 1702, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1783  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     9. Abigail Holmes,   b. 28 Feb 1703, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1731/32, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F10391  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Aug 1678 - Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 23 Nov 1729 - Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Nov 1729 - Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;), Database online.
      Record for Joshua Holmes Jr

    2. [S106] U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).
      Record for Joshua Holmes

    3. [S151] Mayflower Births and Deaths, Vol. 1 and 2, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2013;).
      Record for Joshua Holmes

    4. [S1] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;), Database online.
      Record for Joshua Holmes

    5. [S1] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;), Database online.
      Record for John Holmes

    6. [S110] Family Data Collection - Individual Records, Edmund West, comp., (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2000;), Birth year: 1706; Birth city: Stonington; Birth state: CT.
      Record for Temperance Holmes

    7. [S273] FamilySearch Family Tree, FamilySearch.org, "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : modified 22 July 2017, 01:20), entry for Abigail Ingraham(PID https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/4:1:M2GB-HSC); contributed by various users. PersonID M2GB-HSC.
      Abigail Ingraham

    8. [S273] FamilySearch Family Tree, FamilySearch.org, The Groton Avery Clan, Volume Info: 2 vols, Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland: privately printed 1912; photocopy reprint, Salem: HigginsonGenealogical Books, ca 1985, Burgess Genealogical Library, Page number: 78.
      The Groton Avery Clan