Tamar Lounsbury

Brief Life History of Tamar

When Tamar Lounsbury was born on 11 September 1755, in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Monmouth Lounsbury, was 40 and her mother, Jemima June, was 36. She married Col James Holmes about 1776. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 11 October 1788, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 33, and was buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Col James Holmes
Tamar Lounsbury
Marriage: about 1776
Tamar Holmes
Sally Holmes

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  • Tamar Lounsbery, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Tamar - Published information: Birth record or certificate: birth: 11 September 1755; Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

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Post office est. July 26, 1775


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English: probably an altered form of Lownsbrough, a habitational name from Londesborough in the East Yorkshire, which is named with the Old Norse personal name Lothinn + Old English burh ‘stronghold’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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