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Mary Elizabeth Stephenson Holmes
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1832
Georgia, USA
Death: Jan. 31, 1900
Pennington
Trinity County
Texas, USA

Oldest child of Ernest Council Stephenson and Jackie Ann Nobles Stephenson. At age 35, she married the much older widower Bryant Holmes in 1865 in Barbour County, Alabama. He had seven children. They had one son Council Briant in 1867. Her husband died before 1870. She stayed in Alabama until traveling with her son and his family to Trinity County in 1893 where she lived until her death in 1900. 
 
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 Parents:
  Ernest Council Stephenson (1803 - 1871)
  Jackie Ann Nobles Stephenson (1810 - 1851)
 
 Spouse:
  Bryant Holmes (1803 - 1867)*
 
 Children:
  Council Briant Holmes (1867 - 1934)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Stephenson Holmes (1832 - 1900)
  Susan A. Stephenson Rogers (1833 - 1905)*
  John Wesley Stephenson (1837 - 1914)*
  Queen Ann Stephenson Gillis (1845 - 1922)*
  George Washington Stephenson (1851 - 1910)*
  Emma Josephine Stephenson Hatfield (1859 - 1927)**
  Laura Camilla Stephenson McNiece (1865 - 1944)**
  Charles Judson Stephenson (1865 - 1919)**
  Andrew Leven Stephenson (1868 - 1941)**
  Joseph Lee Stephenson (1870 - 1935)**
  Julia Countess Stephenson Smith (1872 - 1954)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Pennington Cemetery
Pennington
Trinity County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: tisanders
Record added: Sep 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30070775
Mary Elizabeth <i>Stephenson</i> Holmes
Added by: tisanders
 
Mary Elizabeth <i>Stephenson</i> Holmes
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- bob tarte
 Added: Sep. 21, 2016

- Brigitte Masters
 Added: Jun. 21, 2015
When those we love have left this earth, we still can feel them near. We'll see a picture, hear a song, and it's just like they are here. And when we call upon our faith, when we believe and trust, we know the ones we care about are always close to us.
- Carol Anne Hoch
 Added: Jun. 4, 2014
 
 
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