Emily Goodwyn Raines Holmes
Emily G. Holmes
age ~46 years
Born: 1806, July 29 in Montgomery County GA
Died: 1881, April 29 at Plum Point, MS on the homestead of Valley Grove - buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, TN
Spouse: Finley Holmes - married on December 17, 1823, in Bibb County, GA.
Children: Georgiana Holmes [Wood] Bott, Robert Raines Holmes, Alpheus Cadmus Holmes, Finley Holmes, Laurentius Holmes, Thomas A. Holmes, Francis Holmes, Abercrombie Holmes, Nathaniel T. Holmes, Marcia Elbertina Holmes Beardsley, Winfield W. Holmes
Parents: Thomas Raines (b. 1763, d. 1816), Sarah Abercrombie (b. 1775, d. ~1842)
Siblings: Amy Raines Alston (b. ~1790, d. 1856), John Goodwynne Raines (b. 1791, d. 1846), Nancy G. Raines [Middleton] [Davenport] Wright (b. ~1793, d. 1856), Cadwell W. Raines (b. 1795, d. 1856), William Nathaniel Raines (b. 1796, d. 1855), Edmund Charles Raines (b. 1801, d. 1858), Martha Eugenia Goodwyn "Patsey" Raines Carson (b. 1808, d. 1862), Sarah Raines Moore (b. 1811, d. 1878), Thomas Abercrombie Raines (b. 1814, d. 1891)
Find A Grave Memorial # 8599462
- Land Sale • 1835 - 1836, Bibb/Jones Counties, GA - by husband, Finley
- 1840 Census DeSoto County MS - line 15 "Holmes Finley - Females age 30 to 40"
- 1850 Census DeSoto County MS - line 20 "E. G. Holmes
- 1860 Census DeSoto County MS - line 6 "Emily Holmes"
- 1870 Census DeSoto County MS - line 2 "Holmes Emily"
- 1880 Census DeSoto County MS - line 15 "Holmes G Emily"
- Information on Emily Goodwyn Raines Holmes in biography of Nathaniel Holmes in GOODSPEED'S Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas - 1890
- Registry Book from Elmwood Cemetery - Mrs Emily G. Holmes
- Marker at Elmwood Cemetery
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Family Records, unpublished records of the Holmes family - correspondence, Bibles, interviews, etc.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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