[He is the father of Dr. Abiel Holmes, and the grandfather of Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. He is the great-grandfather of Chief Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
David Holmes was married twice: first, 30 June 1743, Oxford, Conn., Mehitable Mayhew (1724-1753), and secondly, to Temperance Bishop (1733-1803) on 12 Nov. 1761 in Norwich, Conn. He had 13 children.]
[From: Vital Records of Oxford, Massachusetts to the End of 1849
MAYO, Mehetabel and David Holms, int. April __, 1743]
Temperance Bishop Holmes
1733–1803 (m. 1751)