Willie Cassandra "Caroline" Harrison Holmes Female

Born: 1872, February 16 in Shelby County, TN

Died: 1927, May 12 at Plum Point, MS - buried in Bethlehem Cemetery, Memphis, TN

Willie's Family

Spouse: Finley Vance Holmes

Children:  all born at Valley Grove, Plum Point, DeSoto County, MS.

  • Harrison Holmes (b. 1892, September 12 at Valley Grove, Plum Point, DeSoto County MS; d. 1913, September 6 at Valley Grove, Plum Point, DeSoto County MS - buried in Bethlehem Cemetery, Shelby County, TN -  Find A Grave Memorial #8455981), never married.
  • Finley Vance Holmes [Jr.] (b. 1894, June 8 at Valley Grove, Plum Point, DeSoto County, MS; d. 1956, August 13 in Memphis, TN - buried in Bethlehem Cemetery, Shelby County, TN), married Ardine Fogg (b. 1894, September 15; d. 1970, February 25 - buried in Bethlehem Cemetery, Shelby County, TN - Find A Grave Memorial #8455986).
  • Francis Holmes (Judge Court of General Sessions of Tennessee) (b. 1900, April 3 at Valley Grove, Plum Point, DeSoto County MS; d. 1953, June 7 in Memphis, TN - buried in Forrest Hill Cemetery [midtown], Memphis, TN), married Helen Bearden (b. 1909, d. 1987 - buried in Forrest Hill Cemetery [midtown], Memphis, TN - Find A Grave Memorial #81425169).
  • James Elmore Holmes MD (b. 1902, January 10 at Valley Grove, Plum Point, DeSoto County, MS; d. 1998, January 20 in Memphis, TN - buried in Bethlehem Cemetery, Shelby County, TN), married Lester Scruggs (b. 1907, July 15; d. 2004, August 16 - buried in Bethlehem Cemetery, Shelby County, TN - Find A Grave Memorial #8455991).
  • Lucy Clarke Holmes Kendrick (b. 1910, April 30 at Valley Grove, Plum Point, DeSoto County, MS; d. 2000, May 17 in McCalla, AL - buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Bessemer, AL), married Aaron Baker Kendrick (b. 1905; d. 1989 - buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Bessemer, AL - Find A Grave Memorial #75372010).

Willie's Heritage

Parents: Captain (CSA) William David Harrison (b. 1838, November 28 in TN; d. 1931, October 2 in Shelby County, TN), Mary Louisa Alsobrook Harrison (b. 1853, October 24 in Capleville, TN; d. 1942, April 20 in Memphis, TN)
Siblings: Annie Harrison (b. 1873, d. 1873), Thomas Alsobrook Harrison (b. 1874; d. 1934 in Capleville, TN), Cary Harvey Harrison (b. 1876; d. 1962 in Capleville, TN), Walter Leigh Harrison (b. 1879, d. 1964), Martha Louise Harrison Dickenson (b. 1881; d. 1974 in Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL), Nettie Byrd Harrison Smith (b. 1885; d. 1986 in Memphis, TN), David Lawrence Harrison (b. 1888; d. 1982), Elizabeth (Beth) Sarah Harrison Vance (b. 1892; d. 1987 in Memphis, TN)

  • 1880 Census  Shelby County TN - line 49 "Harrison Willie"
  • 1900 Census  DeSoto County MS - line 19 "Holmes Willie C" with husband and three children
  • 1910 Census  DeSoto County MS - line 76 "Holmes Willie C" - with husband, and five children
  • 1920 Census  DeSoto County MS - line 79 "Holmes Willie H"
  • Death Certificate - Shelby County, TN - 1927
  • Obituary - Memphis, TN - 1927
Find A Grave Memorial # 8455989
Sources:
United States Federal Census data
Family Records, unpublished records of the Holmes family - correspondence, Bibles, interviews, etc.
Newspaper accounts of weddings and deaths, and other public documents for wills, land transfers, etc.
Beasley, Irene. (1973). AS I REMEMBER THEM ---. (Memoirs of the Holmes' family - printed for family distribution)

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