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Rebecca Louise Britton Holmes
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1806
Ballyshannon
County Donegal, Ireland
Death: Mar. 5, 1870
Hannibal
Marion County
Missouri, USA

Rebecca Louise BRITTAIN/BRITTON was the daughter of JOHN BRITAIN b. 1777 Ireland and Alicia ORR 1781 1857.

"Captain Thomas Jr. SMITH (b 1806 in ME or England and Lost at sea off the coast of Mantanza Cuba 22 Aug 1830 on his way home to Portland,,ME)

Thomas commanded the Brigg Patriot (lost at sea with him).The only survivor of the wreck was said to have brought a small chest with private papers to Thomas' widow, Rebecca BRITAIN. This chest was said to have been in posession of a Horatio Turner of St. Joseph,,MO.

Rebecaa BRITAIN/Britton/Brittain (b.1806 in England, d. 5 Mar 1870) was married to Capt. Thomas Jr. SMITH & they had the following children:

1. Frances Jane (b. May 1820 in New Brunswick,Canada [1880 census in Palmyra,,MO says she was born in ME] d. Aug 1898 Brookfield,,MO.) She married 23 Sep 1843 in St. Louis,,MO Horatio Francis [AKA Frederick] Turner (b Aug 1817 in England (grew up in Philadelphia,,PA), d. Aug 1877 in Palmyra,,MO.)
2. Alicia Britton who married John MORRIS
3. Charlotte Greenleaf who married Isaac TOMER
4. Thomas D.
5. George
6. Richard
7. Edney (male)"

Information courtesy DHOHERZ

Married (secondly) [unknown] Johnson

Married (thirdly) George Holmes; they were the parents of:
Georgiana Holmes (adopted, per her will)

Burial in this cemetery per family records
Burial per Riverside Cemetery records
w/o George 
 
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 Spouses:
  George Holmes (1800 - 1871)
  Thomas Smith (1800 - 1830)*
 
 Children:
  Frances Jane Smith Turner (1820 - 1898)*
  Alicia Britton Smith Morris (1822 - 1913)*
  Charlotte Greenleaf Smith Tomer (1829 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
w/o George
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Hannibal
Marion County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: janicet
Record added: Apr 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68821627
Rebecca Louise <i>Britton</i> Holmes
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Added by: Lenora (Weber) Mulock
 
 
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In loving memory of my 3rd Great Grandmother.
- Randy Andrew
 Added: Jul. 6, 2012
In honor of my 3rd great grandmother who immigrated to the United States from Ireland
- janicet
 Added: Oct. 5, 2011
 
 
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