Descendancy of Holmes - annotated

Compiled by Paul W. Holmes — July 2015 .

First Generation
  • Finley Holmes Sr. (born 1765) - emigrated from Ireland, resided in South Carolina
     James Holmes (b. 1794, d. 1854)   William Holmes (b. 1797)   Mary Catherine Holmes Bryan (b. 1800, d. 1862)   Finley Holmes (Jr.) (b. 1802, d. 1884)   Robert Holmes (b. 1806, d. 1884)    William Thomas Holmes (b. 1810, d. 1888)

    Second Generation
  • Finley Holmes Jr. (born 1802) - resided in South Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi
    Note on the name of Finley Holmes: This Finley Holmes (born 1802) has erroneously been shown on the web with a middle name. This Finley Holmes had no middle name. There are no public documents, wills, or tombstones that show him with a middle name — as Vance or otherwise. Likewise his son, Finley Holmes (born 1832), who was named for him has no middle name.
      Georgiana Jane Goodwin Holmes [Wood] Bott (b. 1825, d. 1899)   Robert Raines Holmes MD (b. 1826, d. 1878)   Alpheus Cadmus Holmes (b. 1828, d. 1881)   Finley Holmes (III) (b. 1832, d. 1849)   Laurentius Holmes MD (b. 1835, d. 1880)   Thomas A. Holmes (b. 1837, d. 1862)   Francis Holmes (b. 1839, d. 1916)   Abercrombie Holmes (b. 1842, d. 1890)   Nathaniel Holmes (b. 1843, d. 1904)   Marcia Elbertina Holmes [Treadwell] Beardsley (b. 1845, d. 1910)   Winfield W. Holmes (b. 1847, d. 1897)

    Third Generation
  • Francis Holmes (born 1839) - resided in Mississippi - son of Finley Holmes
      Finley Vance Holmes (b. 1867, d. 1936)   Frank Clarke Holmes (b. 1869, d. 1848)   Lizzie Raines Holmes Fant (b. 1871, d. 1960)   John Elmore Holmes (b. 1875, d. 1935)   Agnes Holmes Hathaway (b. 1877, d. 1965)   Herbert Holmes b. (1878, d. 1960)   Bertha Holmes Beasley (b. 1881, d. 1915)

    Forth Generation
  • Finley Vance Holmes (born 1867) - resided in Mississippi - son of Francis Holmes
    Note on the name of Finley Vance Holmes: Finley Vance Holmes (born 1867) was the grandson of Finley Holmes (born 1802). His middle name of Vance, was given to him by his mother in honor of her stepfather, Judge John W. Vance. The Judge became her stepfather when she was only four-years old. Finley Vance Holmes' son is also named Finley Vance Holmes (born 1894).
      Harrison Holmes (b. 1892, d. 1913)   Finley Vance Holmes [Jr.] (b. 1894, d. 1956)   Francis Holmes (b. 1900, d. 1953)   James Elmore Holmes MD (b. 1902, d. 1998)   Lucy Clarke Holmes Kendrick (b. 1910, d. 2000)

       Extended Family Tree   - includes: Abercrombie, Clarke, Downs, Goodwynne, Guerry [Gary], Harrison, Holmes, Kelley [Kelly], Raines, and Vance

    Elmwood Cemetery Memphis, Tennessee

    Burial place for
    Finley Holmes (born 1802), his wife, Emily Goodwyn Raines (b. 1806), his son,
    Finley Holmes (Jr.) (III) (b. 1832), his brother, Robert Holmes (b. 1806), and in an adjacent plot,
    his daughter, Marcia Elbertina Holmes [Treadwell] Beardsley (b. 1845, d. 1910)
    with her first husband, Bertie Dekalb Treadwell (b. 1840, d. 1876).
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