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 Helen <I>Wisher</I> Holmes

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Helen Wisher Holmes

  • Birth 1846 Mississippi, USA
  • Death 1 Jun 1913 Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 62049028


MRS. H. HOLMES, PIONEER, DIES

Mrs. Helen Holmes, one of the earliest colored settlers of the city and mother of Emmett H. Holmes, formerly a deputy county treasurer, died yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the residence, E961 Hartson avenue.
Mrs. Holmes and her husband, the late John R. Holmes, settled in Spokane 25 years ago. Three daughters, the son and five grandchildren survive. The daughters are Mrs. Eliza Stafford, Mrs. C.J. Flowers and Mrs. Joseph Bryant. Before coming to Spokane Mrs. Holmes resided at Vicksburg, Miss.
Funeral services will be held from Smith & Co's undertaking rooms Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock. The Rev. F.L. Donohoe of the A.M.E. church will officiate. Mrs. Holmes aided in organizing the church over which the pastor resides. Burial will take place at Fairmount cemetery.


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  • Created by: NW Mountain Man
  • Added: 23 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62049028
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Helen Wisher Holmes (1846–1 Jun 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62049028, citing Fairmount Memorial Park, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by NW Mountain Man (contributor 38947746) .