Tamar Lounsbury

11 September 1755–11 October 1788 (Age 33)
Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Tamar

When Tamar Lounsbury was born on 11 September 1755, in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, 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

Spouse and Children

    Col James Holmes



about 1776


    Tamar Holmes


    Sally Holmes


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 21

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 26

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1783 · A Free America

Age 28

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 a respelling of Lownsbrough, a habitational name from Londesborough in the East Riding of 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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Sources (3)

  • Tamar Lounsbery, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • 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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