George Washington Holmes

30 December 1807–26 June 1887 (Age 79)
Short Creek Township, Harrison, Ohio, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Holmes was born on 30 December 1807, in Short Creek Township, Harrison, Ohio, United States, his father, Isaac Holmes, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth McNabb, was 35. He married Mary A Criplever on 19 January 1837, in North Township, Harrison, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 26 June 1887, in North Township, Harrison, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Conotton Cemetery, Conotton, Harrison, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Holmes
1807–1887
Mary A Criplever
1820–1887
Marriage: 19 January 1837
Jacob M. Holmes
1838–
Isaac C Holmes
1839–1931
Samuel Wilson Holmes
1842–1894
John M. Holmes
1844–
Martha E Holmes
1853–1920
Phoebe A. Holmes
1855–1870
Luther L. Holmes
1847–1921
Edward Smith Holmes
1849–1918
Mary Alice Holmes
1857–1935
Ora A. Holmes
1859–1925
Emma Holmes
1862–1897

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 January 1837
North Township, Harrison, Ohio, United States
children

(11)

    Jacob M. Holmes

    Male1838–Male

    Isaac C Holmes

    Male1839–1931Male

    Samuel Wilson Holmes

    Male1842–1894Male

    John M. Holmes

    Male1844–Male

    Luther L. Holmes

    Male1847–1921Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 3

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly central and northern England): variant of Holme .2 Scottish: probably a habitational name from Holmes near Dundonald, or from a place so called in the barony of Inchestuir.3 Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thomáis, Mac Thómais ( see McComb ). In part of western Ireland, Holmes is a variant of Cavish (from Gaelic Mac Thámhais, another patronymic from Thomas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Geo Holmes, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Holmes, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George Holmes, "United States Census, 1850"

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