|Birth: ||Oct. 2, 1838|
|Death: ||Dec. 1, 1932|
(Surgeon 160th O.V.I.)
He was born 2 Oct 1838 in Deavertown, Perry, Ohio. D. 1 Dec. 1932 in Bremen, Fairfield, Ohio.
He and Jane were married 28 May 1863 in Deavertown, Ohio. They had 7 children the first one born dead in 1865 while he was on duty in the Shenandoah Valley.
Nina May b. 30 May 1866 in Ohio, d. in 1958 Ohio.
Charles Calvin b. 26 Feb. 1868 Ohio, d. 23 Dec. 1912 in Richmond, Indiana.
William Hubert b. 27 May 1870, Bremen, O., d. 13 Nov. 1958, Carlsbad, NM.
Sarah Margaret b. 7 Nov. 1875, Ohio, d. 9 Aug. 1962.
Leila Claire b. 15 July 1878, Bremen, O., d. 25 Oct. 1960.
He enlisted in the Union Army May 12, 1864, in 160th Regiment which ended Sept 1864. He ren-enlisted March 12, 1865 in the 192nd Regiment. In both enlistments he answered the call of President Abraham Lincoln for medical volunteers. His service ended Sept 12, 1865.
Then he reopened his medical practice in Bremen Ohio and stayed there for 25 years when he moved to Corning in 1884 and continued his practice. In 1920 he closed his door and "tried" to retire. He delivered 1600 babies, 34 in one month which 3 came in one night.
NOTE:These are connections to U.S., Sons of the American Revolution and Grand Army of Republic. People who both started this Nation and fought to Keep it. My Heros.
By FaG Contributor Barbara LeClaire #4690337
Burrows Holcomb (1807 - 1881)
Sally Sarah Ogg Holcomb (1807 - 1865)
Jane Reed Shelhamer Holcombe (1839 - 1931)
Infant Holcombe (1865 - 1865)*
Nina May Holcombe Frasch (1866 - 1958)*
Charles Calvin Holcomb (1868 - 1912)*
William Hubert Holcombe (1870 - 1958)*
Sarah Margaret Holcombe (1875 - 1962)*
Liela Claire Holcomb Stewart (1878 - 1960)*
Maintained by: Lucile Phares Cobb
Originally Created by: Bev Poling
Record added: Mar 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66431303
Added: Apr. 20, 2014
Added: Aug. 17, 2013
To my GG Grandfather, I really admire you and your service as a teacher for a short time and then a doctor for many years and your service in the Civil War. I love you.|
Lucile Phares Cobb
Added: Apr. 13, 2011