Hartwell Lawson Holmes

10 February 1915–16 June 1964 (Age 49)
Hodges,Marion Co.,Alabama

The Life of Hartwell Lawson

When Hartwell Lawson Holmes was born on 10 February 1915, his father, Albert Lawson Holmes, was 33 and his mother, Sally Mae Cromer, was 26. He lived in Election Precinct 6 Reids, Marion, Alabama, United States in 1920. He died on 16 June 1964, at the age of 49.

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Albert Lawson Holmes
Sally Mae Cromer
James Olgar Holmes
Vera Mae Holmes
Lilly Susan Lillie Holmes
Addie Rebecca Holmes
Hartwell Lawson Holmes
Newton Holmes

Parents and Siblings

    Albert Lawson Holmes





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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · The 167th Infantry Regiment

Age 2

The 167th Infantry Regiment of the Alabama National Guard was assigned to the 42nd “Rainbow Division” in World War II. The 167th fought in 5 major campaigns and served at the front longer than any other U.S. Regiment.

Age 14

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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 (2)

  • Hartwell L Holmes in household of Albert L Holmes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hartwell Lawson Holmes -

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