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Joseph Holmes
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Birth: 1698
Middletown
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 1777
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA

Born, lived and died in NJ. In 1722, married Elizabeth Ashton. They had seven children: John, Alice, Obadiah, James, Mary, Joseph and Jonathan.

1758, second largest landowner in Upper Freehold Township, Monmouth Co., NJ. 1766, co-founder of Crosswicks Baptist Church. 1774-76, a delegate to Provincial Congress. 1776, member of Committee of Safety. 1777, one of two NJ commissioners to convention of delegates of NY, NJ, DE, MD and VA to regulate labor, trade, manufacturing, and imports.

Died in Upper Freehold Township, Monmouth Co., NJ. The family bible states "Joseph and Elizabeth Ashton Holmes are buried in what is known as the Ashton Burying Ground in Upper Freehold Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey."
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Obadiah Holmes (1666 - 1745)
  Alice Ashton Holmes (1671 - 1716)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Ashton Holmes (1700 - 1750)
 
 Children:
  John Holmes (____ - 1783)*
  Obadiah Holmes (1728 - 1794)*
  Joseph Holmes (1736 - 1809)*
  Jonathan Holmes (1738 - 1777)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jonathan Holmes (1696 - 1768)*
  Joseph Holmes (1698 - 1777)
  Samuel Holmes (1704 - 1760)*
  John E. Holmes (1708 - 1758)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ashton Burying Ground
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Catherine
Record added: Jun 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91974321
Joseph Holmes
Added by: Gary B Parriott
 
 
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My 8th great-grandpa. Thinking of you... RIP
- Marissa Dodd
 Added: Oct. 13, 2015
Another cousin remembered
- Scotty
 Added: May. 21, 2013
 
 
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