Mary Holmes

1 August 1748–
Lee Brockhurst, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Holmes was christened on 1 August 1748, in Lee Brockhurst, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Holmes, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Barthrop, was 28.

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Family Time Line

William Holmes
1722–1775
Elizabeth Barthrop
1720–1790
Elizabeth Holmes
1743–
Sarah Holmes
1745–
William Holmes
1746–
Mary Holmes
1748–
John Homes
1749–
Ann Holmes
1751–
Robert Holmes
1753–
John Holmes
1755–
Richard Holmes
1757–
Thomas Holmes
1761–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Elizabeth Holmes

    Female1743–Female

    Sarah Holmes

    Female1745–Female

    Male1746–Male

    Female1748–Female

    John Homes

    Male1749–Male

+5 More Children

World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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)

  • Mary Holmes, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Holmes, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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