Thomas Brown Holmes Stenhouse

Brief Life History of Thomas Brown Holmes

When Thomas Brown Holmes Stenhouse was born on 21 February 1824, in Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland, his father, George Stenhouse, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Brown Armstrong, was 44. He married Fanny Warn on 6 February 1850, in Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 7 March 1882, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery (Defunct), San Francisco, California, United States.

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Thomas Brown Holmes Stenhouse
Fanny Warn
Marriage: 6 February 1850
Clara Federata Stenhouse
Lorenzo Stenhouse
Emilia Elisa "Minnie" Stenhouse
Serge Marsden Stenhouse
Ida Lulu Stenhouse
George Thomas Stenhouse
Thomas Brown Holmes Stenhouse
Walter D Stenhouse
Fanny Maud Stenhouse
Blanche Hortense Stenhouse

Sources (57)

  • Thomas Stenhouse, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • Index of Thomas Brown Stenhouse Birth
  • Thomas Brown Holmes Stenhouse, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).


Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name principally from the barony of Stenhouse in Larbert (Stirlingshire), but perhaps also from places so named in Midlothian and Dumfriesshire. Compare Stonehouse .

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

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Thomas Brown Holmes Stenhouse and Sealing to Caroline Grant

Caroline Grant died at age 18 still living as a daughter in the household of two of her father's widowed wives (Susan Noble Grant and Rosetta Robison Grant). She was never married nor ever had a chil …

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