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Israel HOLMES

Male 14 Apr 1661, baptized - 1684


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  • Name Israel HOLMES 
    Born 14 Apr 1661, baptized 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Feb 1684  at age 22, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID P84  Doty Family in America
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2021 

    Father William HOLMES 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth (-----),   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F19900  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father William HOLMES,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth (-----),   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F29162  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Desire DOTY,   b. Abt. 1646, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1731/32, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1681  Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Israel HOLMES,   b. 17 Feb 1682, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Sep 1760, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     2. John HOLMES,   b. 15 Jun 1684, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Apr 1754, Plympton Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F19901  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He drowned in Plymouth Harbor. (Marshfield VR p. 17) (Unproven that he was born ca. 1642 and married 1st Anna Rouse Apr 1678. An inquest 25 Feb 1684 concluded Joseph Trewant and Israell Homes of Marshfield died 24 Feb 1684 during a storm when they were cast away and lost their lives (PCR 6:147-8). The inventory of Israel Holmes of Marshfield was taken 9 May 1685 (MD 4:173-4). On 19 Jun 1701 Israel Holmes and John Holmes, orphan children of Israel Holmes, late of Marshfield, chose their uncle John Rouse, husband of Desire's sister Elizabeth, as their guardian (GA 3:27). On 18 Mar 1706/7 the estate of Israel Holmes was settled with dower to widow; land to eldest son Israel Holmes, he paying John his share. (MD 33:5-9). b. Marshfield (VR p 15, 26-7) - (Holmes)

      He drowned in Plymouth Harbor.(Marshfiedl VR p. 17) The inventory of William Sherman of Marshfield was taken 30 Dec 1680 (MD 4:171-2). The settlement of the estate 7 Mar 1681/2 mentions that the widow Desire Sherman has married Israell Holmes. Israel Holmes was to have the estate provided he bring up the children and to pay them fifteen pounds when they came of age (MD 4:173). An inquest 25 Feb 1684 concluded Joseph Trewant and Israell Homes of Marshfield died 24 Feb 1684 during a storm when they were cast away and lost their lives (PCR 6:147-8). The inventory of Israel Holmes of Marshfield was taken 9 May 1685 (MD 4:173-4). On 19 Jun 1701 Israel Holmes and John Holmes, orphan children of Israel Holmes, late of Marshfield, chose their uncle John Rouse as their guardian (GA 3:27). On 18 Mar 1706/7 the estate of Israel Holmes was settled with dower to widow; land to eldest son Israel Holmes, he paying John his share. (MD 33:5-9).

  • Sources 
    1. [S611500156] Vital Records Marshfield, p. 16.

    2. [S611500157] Marshfield Vital Records, p. 16.