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Charles Holmes
Birth: Jun. 3, 1849
Lincolnshire, England
Death: Dec. 26, 1912
American Fork
Utah County
Utah, USA

Charles Holmes is the son of John Holmes and Mary E. (Rayson) Holmes.

On April 30, 1866 his parents and family left Liverpool, England for America on the "John Bright".
They arrived June 6, 1866 in New York, USA.
New York Passenger List - Ship "John Bright" - John Holmes 47; Mary Rayson Holmes 52; John J. Holmes 21; Caroline Holmes 1They 9; Charles Holmes 17; Sarah Holmes 15.

Following their arrival his father, John Holmes and family joined the Thomas E. Ricks Company in Wyoming, Nebraska's outfitting post (the west bank of the Missouri river about 40 miles south of Omaha, Nebraska) and headed for Salt Lake City, Utah.
There were 251 individuals and 46 wagons.
John HOLMES, age 48
Mary (RAYSON) HOLMES, age 53
with part of their family;
John HOLMES, age 22 -
Caroline HOLMES, age 20 -
Charles HOLMES age 17 -
Sarah Selina HOLMES age 15.

February 1, 1872 He married Martha Ann (Haslem), Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.
They Had 12 children:
Charles Holmes, Jr.
John
William Wallace
Lilly May
Mary Elizabeth
Sarah Jane
George
David Henry
Ida Rebecca
Martha Caroline "Carrie"
Chloe Elzina
Bessie Estella "Dot" "Dorothy"
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Holmes (1817 - 1901)
  Mary Rayson Holmes (1813 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Ann Haslem Holmes (1853 - 1904)
 
 Children:
  Charles Holmes (1872 - 1951)*
  John Holmes (1874 - 1939)*
  William Wallace Holmes (1875 - 1961)*
  Lilly May Holmes Simpson (1877 - 1931)*
  Mary Elizabeth Holmes Richens (1878 - 1919)*
  George Holmes (1881 - 1961)*
  David Henry Holmes (1883 - 1938)*
  Martha Caroline Holmes McCarrell - Harnish (1889 - 1964)*
  Bessie Estella Holmes Mowrey (1894 - 1969)*
  Chloe Elzina Holmes Richens (1912 - 1937)*
 
 Sibling:
  Mary Elizabeth Holmes Drage (1842 - 1925)*
  Charles Holmes (1849 - 1912)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Vernal Memorial Park
Vernal
Uintah County
Utah, USA
Plot: GRV2390 Vernal BH87.00 L1 S1 Lot 1
 
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Record added: Aug 16, 2006
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