Georgiana Jane Goodwin Holmes [Wood] Bott
Born: 1825, Feb - GA
Died: 1899, Mar 17
- Spouses: Thomas H. Wood; married second William Walker Bott, an Englishman and farmer of DeSoto County, MS
Children (all by Thomas H. Wood): Edward L. Wood, Emily H. Wood
Parents: Finley Holmes, Emily Goodwyn Raines HolmesGeorgiana Jane Goodwin Holmes [Wood] Bott (George) was the eldest daughter. She was born in Georgia in 1825 about a year after her parents were married. She moved with her family to Mississippi, and there she met and married Thomas H. Wood in the year of 1846. They had two children, Edward L. Wood, and Emily H. Wood. Thomas died in 1861, and Georgiana remarried in 1865. Her new husband was William Walker Bott, an Englishman and farmer in DeSoto County, Mississippi. They had no children. Georgiana died in 1899, outliving her first husband, but not her second husband. She died in DeSoto County Mississippi, but neither her burial site nor that of her husbands are known.
Siblings: Robert Raines Holmes, Alpheus Cadmus Holmes, Finley Holmes (III), Laurentius Holmes, Thomas A. Holmes, Francis Holmes, Abercrombie Holmes, Nathaniel Holmes, Marcia Elbertina Holmes [Treadwell] Beardsley, Winfield W. Holmes
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- 1840 Census DeSoto County MS - line 15 "Holmes Finley - Females age 10 to 15"
- 1850 Census DeSoto County MS - line 26 "Georgiana Wood" with husband and two children
- 1860 Census DeSoto County MS (Pine Branch) - line 24 "G J Wood"
- 1870 Census DeSoto County MS - line 15 "Georgia Botts [sic]" with husband, William Botts [sic]
- 1880 Census DeSoto County MS - line 2 "J. G. Bott"
- W00D v. BOTT MS Supreme Court Case 1878
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Family Records, unpublished records of the Holmes family - correspondence, Bibles, interviews, etc.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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