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John HOLMES

Male 1684 - 1754  (69 years)


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  • Name John HOLMES  [1
    Buried Aft. 06 Apr 1654  Old Cemetery, Plympton, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 15 Jun 1684  Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 06 Apr 1754  Plympton Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Person ID P92  Doty Family in America
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2021 

    Father Israel HOLMES,   b. 14 Apr 1661, baptized,   d. 24 Feb 1684, at age 22, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother 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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 24 Nov 1681  Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID F19901  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah CHURCH,   b. 31 Oct 1686, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1761  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 07 Oct 1709  Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Desire HOLMES,   b. 13 Sep 1712, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jan 1775  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
     2. Israel HOLMES,   b. Abt. 1713, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1807, Burlington, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years)  [natural]
     3. Deborah HOLMES,   b. Jan 1716/17, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Sep 1791  (Age ~ 74 years)  [natural]
     4. John HOLMES,   b. 13 Nov 1719,   d. 16 Dec 1802  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F25953  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jeanne SPRAGUE,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Bef. 1719 
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F25954  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Sarah THOMAS,   b. Abt. 1687, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1761, Halifax Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 08 Sep 1720  Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Children 
     1. Thomas HOLMES,   b. 15 Oct 1720, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1792, Scituate, of small pox Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
     2. Sarah HOLMES,   b. 17 Sep 1722, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft. 1790  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     3. Samuel HOLMES,   b. 20 Nov 1724, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [natural]
     4. Lydia HOLMES,   b. 24 Apr 1729, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [natural]
     5. Ruth HOLMES,   b. 30 Jan 1735, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [natural]
     6. John HOLMES,   b. 14 Mar 1738, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1827, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F25955  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Died in 70th year. "A source reveals that a booklet "Families of the Pilgrims" compiled by Hubert Kinney Shaw states that John, son of Desire (Doty) Sherman and Israel Holmes, b. 15 Jun 1684 at Marshfield, d. 6 Apr 1754 at Plympton, married 1st 1 May 1710 at Marshfield, Joanna Sprague, who died before 1720. In the Mayflower Descendant, Vol VII, #3, July 1905, under Marshfield Vital Statistics is this - John Holmes and Joanna Sprague were married May the 11th, 1710." Based on this and other unproven data, there are three children born that are unproven: i. Desire - b. 13 Sep 1712 ii. John - b. 1714, died young iii. Deborah - b. Jan 1716-7 (Married to Soule - MF 3:57)

  • Sources 
    1. [S611503481] Thomas Gen. p. 163.

    2. [S611500157] Marshfield Vital Records, p.27.

    3. [S611500157] Marshfield Vital Records, p. 486.

    4. [S611500160] Mayflower Descendant, 10:146.

    5. [S611503480] in 70th year;.

    6. [S611500156] Vital Records Marshfield, p. 16.

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

    8. [S611500157] Marshfield Vital Records, p. 143.

    9. [S611500160] Mayflower Descendant, 2:147;.