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Pvt Jonathan Herriman Holmes
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1806
Rowley
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 1880
Farmington
Davis County
Utah, USA

Son of Nathaniel Holmes & Sarah Harriman

Married Marrietta Carter, 13 Aug 1837, Kirtland, Geauga, OH

Married Sarah Ingersoll Harvey, 29 Nov 1862, Salt Lake City, Utah. Sarah is the daughter of Isaac Harvey & Dorcus Curtis. Her first husband was Enoch Floyd who died in 1855 in Mass.

Married Elvira Annie Cowles, 1 Dec 1842, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois

Died, at 3 o'clock a.m., August 18, 1880, at Farmington, Davis County, JONATHAN H. HOLMES.

Deceased was born March 11, 1806, in Georgetown, Essex County, Massachusetts; was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by John F. Boynton, in 1832; gathered with the Saints in Kirtland, Ohio, in 1834; made his home with Joseph Smith and was much beloved by the Prophet and everybody else who knew him. He remained with Joseph and was married at his house, April 13th, 1837, to Miss Rosetta Carter; Wilford Woodruff was married to Miss Phebe Whitamore Carter at the same time. The ceremony was performed by Dr. Frederick G. Williams, and both couples were blessed by the Patriarch Father Joseph Smith. Brother Holmes remained with the gathered Saints until their expulsion from Nauvoo. While on his way to the mountains, he enlisted in the Mormon Battalion and served through the campaign. When he was discharged he rejoined his family at Salt Lake City. He resided at Farmington over thirty years, and was a member of the High Council in the Davis County Stake of Zion. He left a wife and four daughters (all of whom were at the funeral), also twenty grand-children and on great grand-child. 
 
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 Parents:
  Nathaniel Holmes (1775 - 1849)
 
 Spouses:
  Elvira Annie Cowles Smith (1813 - 1871)
  Marrietta Carter Holmes (1820 - 1840)
  Sarah Ingersoll Floyd Holmes (1816 - 1889)
  Marietta Carter Holmes (1820 - 1840)*
  Elvira Annie Cowles Holmes (1813 - 1871)*
 
 Children:
  Marietta Holmes Welling (1849 - 1905)*
  Phoebe Louisa Holmes Welling (1851 - 1939)*
  Josephine Octavia Ann Holmes (1854 - 1857)*
  Emma Lucinda Holmes Welling (1856 - 1901)*
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel Holmes (1804 - 1878)*
  Jonathan Herriman Holmes (1806 - 1880)
  Ann Cheney Holmes Jewett (1813 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Farmington City Cemetery
Farmington
Davis County
Utah, USA
Plot: F-48-57
 
Created by: Schott Family
Record added: Apr 05, 2008
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- Bradley
 Added: Mar. 4, 2014

- Bradley
 Added: Mar. 4, 2014
Thanks for your service to our country and your family great-great-great-grandpa. I look forward to meeting you someday!
- trimomSarah
 Added: Sep. 2, 2013
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