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Council Briant Holmes
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Birth: Jan. 16, 1867
Lawrenceville
Henry County
Alabama, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 1934
Pennington
Trinity County
Texas, USA

Only son born to Bryant Holmes and his second wife Mary Ann Elizabeth Stephenson in Lawrenceville, Henry County, Alabama. His father died before he was one year old. He married Mary Elizabeth Lewis in 1887 in Barbour County, Alabama. They had six children: Oscar, Nolia, Bowman, Douglas, Henry, and an unnamed son. Came to Trinity County in 1893. Settled outside of Pennington, Texas. Bought 116 acres in 1896 and then 50 more acres the following year. His wife died in 1900 and the next year he remarried Baziline Hulette Lewis. They had a daughter who died young in 1903. Her name was Hulette Hildane. He traveled to Louisiana to work as a sharecropper. His wife Bazaline died there in 1905 followed by the death of his son Oscar Lee in 1906 possibly of yellow fever. He immediately returned to Texas. C.B. remarried his final wife Mary Francis Kilgore in 1910. They had no children. During the Depression, C.B. loaned money to people including the bank in Groveton He was a respected farmer in the area until his death in 1934. 
 
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 Parents:
  Bryant Holmes (1803 - 1867)
  Mary Elizabeth Stephenson Holmes (1832 - 1900)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Elizabeth Lewis Holmes (1868 - 1900)
  Mary Francis Kilgore Holmes (1875 - 1964)
 
 Children:
  Maggie Nolia Holmes Dominy (1890 - 1958)*
  Bowman Right Holmes (1892 - 1969)*
  Council Douglas Holmes (1895 - 1961)*
  James Henry Holmes (1898 - 1984)*
  Infant Son Holmes (1900 - 1900)*
  Hulette Hildane Holmes (1903 - 1903)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lewis H. Holmes (1829 - 1887)**
  John J. Holmes (1846 - 1912)**
  Council Briant Holmes (1867 - 1934)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Pennington Cemetery
Pennington
Trinity County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: tisanders
Record added: Sep 25, 2008
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Council Briant Holmes
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Council Briant Holmes
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Council Briant Holmes
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 Added: Sep. 29, 2015
 
 
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