Alice Jane Holmes

1856–
Ohio, United States

The Life of Alice Jane

When Alice Jane Holmes was born in 1856, in Ohio, United States, her father, Samuel B. Holmes, was 40 and her mother, Mary Ann Bivens, was 36. She married John Oliver Sayre on 12 August 1879, in Jackson, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Summerfield, Marion Township, Noble, Ohio, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

John Oliver Sayre
1856–1923
Alice Jane Holmes
1856–
Marriage: 12 August 1879
Vaught Armstrong Sayre
1880–1953
Gale Furman Sayre
1883–1901
Mary Sayre
1886–1968
Vena Sayre
1888–1978
John Owen Sayre
1890–1935
Alice Sayre
1892–1957

Spouse and Children

    John Oliver Sayre

    Male1856–1923Male

    Female1856–Female

MARRIAGE
12 August 1879
Jackson, West Virginia, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1816–1863Male

    Mary Ann Bivens

    Female1820–1892Female

siblings

(5)

    Margaret L. " Maggie" Holmes

    Female1848–1914Female

    Miles P. Holmes

    Male1854–Male

    Female1856–Female

    Martha Holmes

    Female1858–Female

    Thomas McFarland " Mackey" Holmes

    Male1860–1942Male

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 4

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 34

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alice Holmes in household of Mary A Holmes, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alice Holmes in entry for Thomas J Starcher and Vena Sayre, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Alice Holmes in entry for Wilbur Sayre and Mary Sayre, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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