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Samuel Holmes
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1704
Middletown
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1760
Freehold
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA

from John E. Stillwell, Historical and Genealogical Miscellany:
"57 SAMUEL HOLMES, son of Obadiah Holmes, 11, born Apr. 17, 1704, O. S.; died, Feb. 23, 1760, aet. 55, 10, 6; married, 7 Dec., 1731, Huldah, daughter of Gershom and Sarah (Clayton) Mott.

He bought land, in 1729, of Gershom Cottrell near Hop Brook. His plantation was called Scotschester. In 1753, the account of his estate given in to the Assessor was "1620 acres of land, 55 cattle at 2 years old and upwards, 23 horses and mares, 92 sheep, 3 white servants, 2 negro men." In 1752, "In the poor rate tax I paid about ye 23rd part of the tax of the Township of Freehold Vand there is about 255 householders in Freehold."

He and his wife were both members of the Middletown Baptist Church. Of his subscription money to the Rev. Abel Morgan he writes, 'Note I did subscribe to pay to said Morgan at his first settling in Middletown the sum of twenty shillings proc. every year and have paid yearly.'

He was a saddler by trade.

1759, Apl. 5. His will, proved Mch. 7, 1760, says he resided at Freehold, and mentions: Wife, Huldah; Executors: his brother, James Holmes , and his brother-in-law, James Mott. Inventory of his personal estate amounted to 1664.9.11 1/2.

In the old Bible belonging to Mr. Asher Holmes , of Wickatunk, N. J. , is the entry: "Samuel Holmes departed th ... February 20th 1760 in the fifty ... year of his age." [Record worn away where dots appear.]

Issue:
98 Obadiah Holmes, born Sept. 15, 1732; died June 16, 1787.
99 Sarah Holmes, born Sept. 19, 1734; died Jan. 14, 1757; married Joseph Saltar.
100 Samuel Holmes, born Sept. 19, 1736; died July, 1773; unmarried.
101 James Holmes, died Nov. 23, 1769; married, 1765, Eleanor Lawrence.
102 Asher Holmes, born Feb. 22, 1740; died June 26, 1808; married, 1770, Sarah Watson.
103 Mary Holmes, born 1742; died Feb. 26, 1819; married John Taylor.
104 John Holmes, born July 8, 1745; died Nov. 28, 1798; married, 1787, Bathshebe Morrel.
105 Elisha Holmes, born July 1, 1748; died Dec. 20, 1786.
106 Gershom M. Holmes, born Oct. 6, 1750; died 1784.
107 Jonathan Holmes, born Mch. 24, 1753; living, as per deed, Mch. 25, 1807. 
 
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 Parents:
  Obadiah Holmes (1666 - 1745)
  Alice Ashton Holmes (1671 - 1716)
 
 Spouse:
  Huldah Mott Holmes (1709 - 1784)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Holmes Taylor (1742 - 1819)*
 
 Sibling:
  Joseph Holmes (1698 - 1777)*
  Samuel Holmes (1704 - 1760)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holmdel Baptist Cemetery
Holmdel
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Brett
Originally Created by: thom healy
Record added: Jul 24, 2009
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Samuel Holmes
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