|Birth: ||Oct. 26, 1730|
County Antrim, Northern Ireland
|Death: ||Feb. 20, 1810|
Immigrated from Ireland to the US in 1756 with his father and three brothers. His brother Nathaniel and his father went on to settled in Londonderry, NH and he and his two other brothers remained in Carlisle. His mother died in Northern Ireland before the family came to PA.
Andrew married Jane Graham, 30 Oct 1760. They had 9 known children.
In 1762 he became the owner of 150 acres of land.
Commanded a company of rangers during the Revolutionary War. He served as private in Capt. William Moore's Cumberland County, Pennsylvania militia.
Source: Picturesque Clarksville Past and Present. A History of the City of Hills. 1887 Reprinted 1973.
Father: Nathaniel Holmes (d. in Carlisle)
Mother: Jane Hunter (d. in Colerain, N. Ireland)
-Abraham Holmes (1760-1804)
-Sarah Holmes (1763-1827)
-Nancy Holmes (1761-1812)
-William Graham Holmes (1765-1804)
-Thomas Holmes (1767-1810)
-Andrew Holmes (1770-1855)
-Agnes Nancy Holmes (1773-1827)
-Margaret Holmes (1775-1809)
-Mary C. Holmes (1778-1816)
Jane Graham Holmes (1741 - 1815)
Sarah Holmes Blair (1763 - 1827)*
Andrew Holmes (1770 - 1855)*
Margaret Holmes Thomson (1775 - 1809)*
Mary C. Holmes (1778 - 1816)*
Created by: KBStewart
Record added: Jan 25, 2013
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