Thomas A. HolmesBorn: 1837, Apr 13 at Plum Point, MS
Died: 1862, Aug 29 - Died of poison ivy while in the army (CSA) - buried Walnut Lake Cemetery, Desha County AR.
Parents: Finley Holmes, Emily Goodwyn Raines HolmesThomas A. Holmes, was born in Mississippi in 1837. Thomas snuck away in the middle of the night at age 16 and enlisted in the army of the Confederacy as an 18 year old. In 1862 he died of poison ivy while in the army and is buried in Walnut Lake Cemetery, Desha County, Arkansas. He never married.
Siblings: , Robert Raines Holmes, Alpheus Cadmus Holmes, Finley Holmes (III), Laurentius 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 - Males age 10 to 15"
- 1850 Census DeSoto County MS - line 24 "Thos. Holmes"
- 1860 Census DeSoto County MS - line 8 "T A Holmes"
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Beasley, Irene. (1973). AS I REMEMBER THEM ---. (Memoirs of the Holmes' family - printed for family distribution)
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