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John Holmes
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Birth: 1684
Death: Apr. 6, 1754
Plympton
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

In ye 70th year of his age

Vital Records of Plympton, Massachusetts to the year 1850, Deaths, p. 486
Holmes, (John, Apr. 6, 1754, in 70th y., bur. in P.)
According to the New England Historical and Genealogical Record, April 2012, this John Holmes married Sarah Church in Plymouth 7 Oct 1709, who was born in Scituate 31 Oct 1686, died 15 Sep. 1761, and was buried in the Thompson Street Cemetery in Halifax, daughter of Nathaniel and Sarah (Barstow) Church. This article also lists their children as: 1. Desire Holmes, b. 13 Sep 1712, d. 7 Jan 1775, age 62, bur. Thompson Street Cemetery, Halifax; m. Marshfield 20 Mar 1732/3 Edward Sears.
2. Israel Holmes, b. ca. 1713; d. Burlington, Vermont, 29 Aug 1807, age 95; m. (1)Plympton 6 Sep 1739, Priscilla Cushman; m. (2) Kent, CT, 7 May 1766 Anna Noble.
3. Deborah Holmes, b. Jan. 1716/7; d. 6 Sept 1791 in her 75th year, bur. Thompson Street Cemetery, Halifax, m. Plympton 6 June 1744 James Soule.
4. John Holmes, Jr. b. 13 Nov 1719 according to a Bible record; d. 16 Dec 1802 in his 84th year, bur. Spruce Cemetery, South Middleborough; m. Plympton 12 Aug 1743 Joanna Adams. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Israel Holmes (1641 - 1684)
  Desire Doty Standish (1645 - 1731)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Church Holmes (1686 - 1761)
 
 Children:
  Desire Holmes Sears (1712 - 1775)*
  Deborah Holmes Soule (1717 - 1791)*
  John Holmes (1719 - 1802)*
  Sarah Holmes Simmons (1722 - 1790)*
  John Holmes (1738 - 1827)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hannah Sherman Ring (1668 - 1745)**
  Elizabeth Sherman (1670 - 1695)**
  Experience Sherman Standish (1678 - 1744)**
  Ebenezer Sherman (1680 - 1759)**
  Israel Holmes (1682 - 1760)*
  John Holmes (1684 - 1754)
  Desire Standish Weston (1689 - 1766)**
  Thomas Standish (1690 - 1789)**
  Ichabod Standish (1693 - 1772)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
IN MEMORY OF
MR. JOHN
HOLMES WHO
DECd APRIL ye 6th
1754
IN HIS 70th
YEAR OF
HIS AGE
 
Burial:
Hillcrest Cemetery
Plympton
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: R2-P8-S2
 
Created by: Joan Ellis Pulis
Record added: Oct 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43435851
John Holmes
Added by: Joan Ellis Pulis
 
 
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Thinking of my 10th great grand uncle, may he rest in peace.
- Patricia Williams Curry
 Added: Nov. 1, 2013
Rest in peace.......Your 7th great grand daughter
- Pamela M. Steele
 Added: Aug. 5, 2012
with respect
- Goddess
 Added: Feb. 6, 2012
 
 
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