Henry Holmes

24 October 1814–
Shields, Grant, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Holmes was born on 24 October 1814, in Shields, Grant, North Dakota, United States, his father, Thomas Holmes, was 42 and his mother, Ann Dixon, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Holmes
1772–
Ann Dixon
1777–
Thomas Holmes
1801–
Richard Holmes
1803–1803
Elizabeth Holmes
1804–
Betty Holmes
1804–
Martha Holmes
1807–1808
John Holmes
1809–1867
Thomas Holmes
1809–
George Holmes
1811–1815
Henry Holmes
1814–
James Holmes
1816–

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 6

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1889

Age 75

North Dakota is the 39th state.

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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