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Elisha Warren Holmes, Jr
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Birth: 1803
Lincoln County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1884
Pike County
Mississippi, USA


Married Mary Roberts Nov 23, 1823 and they had nine children:


1. Elizabeth {called "Betsy"} Holmes (1827-1874) who md. David A. "Dave" Gartman of McComb, Miss. (brother to George Gartman); Enlisted: 26 April 1862 at Holmesville, Miss. in Co. K, 38th Miss.

2. Sarah A. (called “Sally”) Holmes (1829-1914) who md. George B. Gartman of McComb, Miss., son of Bartholomew Gartman & Nellie (O'Qinn) Gartman; Enlisted: Co. C, 14th Miss. Cav., CSA; discharged at the close of the war in Gainesville, Ala. (ca. 1818-1870)

3. Thomas H. Holmes (1832-1905) who md. Telitha H. Duncan (dau. of James P. Duncan and Winnie Cameron); Enlisted: 18 Oct. 1862 at Summit, Miss. in Co. C, 14th Miss. Cav., CSA. Surrendered at Gainesville, Ala. at the close of the war; (1832-1905).

4. Mary Ann {called "Polly"} Holmes (1833-1919) who md. John William Walters; Enlisted: 10 Oct. 1862 at Summit, Miss. in Co. C, 14th Miss. Cav., CSA; (1828-1898).

5. Emily Holmes (1837-1922) who md. John Irvin Grimsley; Enlisted: at Jackson, Miss. on 3 May 1862 in Co. F, 38th Miss. Cav., CSA; wounded Nov. 1862 from a spent ball in the left leg at Hatchie River, Miss. (1863); (1837-1910).

6. Eleanor (called “Ellen”) Holmes (c1843) who md. Jesse Yawn; Enlisted: 21 July 1862 at Columbia, Miss. in Co. G, 2nd Regt. Miss. State Troops (Quinn's), Infantry, CSA.

7. Adaline C. Holmes (c1845)

8. Harriet Holmes (1847-1930) who md. David Alexander "Alec" Breeland; served in the 7th Miss. Inf., CSA. (1847-1917).

9. Needham R. Holmes (1850-1878) who md. Delilah Bearden;


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Elisha Warren Holmes (1773 - 1850)
  Sarah Stovall Holmes (1777 - 1850)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Roberts Holmes (1808 - 1852)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas H. Holmes (1832 - 1905)*
  Mary Ann Holmes Walters (1833 - 1919)*
  Emily J. Holmes Grimsley (1837 - 1922)*
  Harriet Holmes Breeland (1847 - 1930)*
  Needham R Holmes (1850 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Holmes (1796 - 1861)*
  Nancy Virginia Holmes Brumfield (1797 - 1885)*
  Josiah Holmes (1798 - 1873)*
  John Coleman Holmes (1800 - ____)*
  Benjamin Holmes (1801 - 1865)*
  Elisha Warren Holmes (1803 - 1884)
  Cynthia Holmes Brumfield (1804 - 1884)*
  William Stovall Holmes (1806 - 1876)*
  Elizabeth S. Holmes Brumfield (1808 - 1890)*
  Berrian Holmes (1810 - 1859)*
  Jesse Holmes (1820 - 1899)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elisha Holmes, Jr. Cemetery
Salem
Walthall County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Christopher Beard
Record added: May 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52735682
Elisha Warren Holmes, Jr
Added by: Dawn Kelley
 
 
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- Judy Clayton Hagberg
 Added: Dec. 25, 2014
As a youth, Elisha Holmes, Jr. and his family settled in a beautiful land of virgin timber draped here and there in Spanish moss with an undergrowth of ferns & clear streams in a setting of a primeval forest. He worked hard along side with others to clear...(Read more)
- His family
 Added: Nov. 8, 2014
 
 
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