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Richmond B. Holman
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Birth: Sep., 1840
Pettis County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 1905
Beaman
Pettis County
Missouri, USA

Deaf and dumb all his life; attended Fulton MO School for the Deaf, where he met his wife Ruth, who was also deaf. In about 1887 (age 47), he also went blind. He had lost the sight in one eye from a cataract and the other from stripping sorghum cane, a blade striking him in the eye. But although he was blind he still did chores and would saw the firewood. He had a wire stretched from the barn to the house and was able to follow this to do his work. Grandson Roy Richmond Holman remembered climbing up on his grandfather's lap and putting this thumb and finger over his grandfather's mouth to tell him that a meal was ready.
- Linda Fuerst
Added: May. 26, 2011 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ruth Ann Stewart Holman (1849 - 1898)
 
 Children:
  George Lewis Holman (1876 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jennings Cemetery
Pettis County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Coleah
Record added: Oct 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22047719
Richmond B. Holman
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Bless this man.
- Coleah
 Added: Jun. 23, 2016

- Coleah
 Added: Jun. 23, 2016

- JMW
 Added: Jul. 26, 2011
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