[Elizabeth] Lizzie Raines Holmes Fant
Born: 1871, Apr 7 in DeSoto County MS
Died: 1960, May 17 - buried in Oakridge Cemetery, Clarksdale, Coahoma County MS
Lizzie's FamilySpouse: Edward Maynard Fant - Edward was a rather tall man with black curly hair who was able to read without his glasses all his life. He became a well-to-do planter and gin owner.
Children: Frank Holmes Fant (b. 1895, 9 Feb; d. 1965, 20 Nov - Find A Grave Memorial #79161140),
Charles Edward Fant (b. 1897, 25 Jan; d. 1971, Jan Nov - Find A Grave Memorial #82029337),
Dr. Foster Clarke Fant (b. 1901, 4 Oct; d. 1982, 17 Apr, buried in Oakridge Cemetery, Clarksdale, Coahoma County MS - Find A Grave Memorial #79155780),
Judge Herbert Maynard Fant (b. 1906; d. 1988, buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Sardis, Panola County MS - Find A Grave Memorial #8514398)
Parents: Francis Holmes, Elizabeth (Lizzie) Kelley Clarke Holmes
Siblings: Finley Vance Holmes, Frank Clarke Holmes, Johnnie Elmore Holmes, Agnes (Nanee) Holmes Hathaway, Herbert Holmes, Bertha Holmes Beasley
Find A Grave Memorial # 79165399
- 1880 Census DeSoto County Mississippi - line 10 "Holmes R Lizzie"
- 1900 Census Coahoma County MS - line 52 "Fant L H"
- 1910 Census Coahoma County MS - line 2 "Fant Lizzie H"
- 1920 Census Coahoma County MS - line 4 "Fant Lizzie H" with husband, son, Holmes and his wife, Ila, and two other sons and a grandson (of Frank H.)
- 1930 Census Coahoma County MS - line 45 "Fant Elizabeth H" with husband, son, Frank H. and his wife, Ila S, and grandson and granddaughter
- 1940 Census Coahoma County MS - line 6 "Fant Elizabeth" with husband, son, F H and his wife, Ila, and grandson and granddaughter
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"Family Records," unpublished records of the Holmes family - correspondence, Bibles, interviews, etc.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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