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Adrian Bancker Holmes
(abt 1776-)
Catherine Morris
Charles Muir Holmes
Mary Francis Lane Proctor
James Scrywegeaur Holmes


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Phoebe A. Van Velson

James Scrywegeaur Holmes

  • Born: 21 Jul 1833, New York City NY
  • Marriage: Phoebe A. Van Velson
  • Died: 2 Sep 1920, Orange NJ

  General notes:

Silversmith and jeweler

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked from circa 1850 to 1886 as a silversmith annd jeweler in Newark NJ
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Van Vorst, Hudson, NJ, listed as a jeweler.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Newark NJ, listed as a manufacturing jeweler.
  • He was a partner from circa 1880 to 1888 with Horace A. Hall in Newark NJ as HOLMES & HALL, manufacturing jewelers with a shop at 359 Mulberry Street.

James married Phoebe A. Van Velson. (Phoebe A. Van Velson was born in 1839 and died in 1912.)

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