James Sawyer Holman

17 September 1805–21 June 1873 (Age 67)
Templeton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of James Sawyer

When James Sawyer Holman was born on 17 September 1805, in Templeton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Jonathan Holman Jr, was 41 and his mother, Zilpha Sawyer, was 40. He married Naomi Roxanna LeBaron on 24 March 1833, in LeRoy, Genesee, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 21 June 1873, in Holden, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Holden Cemetery, Holden, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Sawyer Holman
Naomi Roxanna LeBaron
Marriage: 24 March 1833
Harriet Naomi Holman
James Alonzo Holman
Sarah Melissa Holman
Zilpha Holman
Susan Adeline Holman
Sanford Holman
Silas William Holman
Emma Jane Holman
David Elias Holman
Charles Scholly Holman
Lydia Batchelder Holman
Isaac Lester Holman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 March 1833LeRoy, Genesee, New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 13
    Illinois is the 21st state.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 20
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): topographic name for a ‘dweller in a hollow’, from hol + man (Old English holh + mann). Compare Holler and Hole .Dutch: habitational name for someone from any of several locations named Hol, from Dutch hol ‘hollow’, or from Middle Dutch hole, heule ‘(low) arched bridge, weir’.Dutch: from a pet form, formed with man ‘man’, of the personal name Holle, from an ancient Germanic compound name with the element hold ‘loyalty’, for instance Holdert, Hollebrand, Holger and Holmer. Compare Holleman .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Naomi Roxanne LeBaron Holman

    Half Sister to Melissa Bloomfield LeBaron – Benjamin Johnson’s First Wife Mother of Harriet Naomi Holman. Sarah Melissa Holman and Susan Adeline Holman – Three of BFJohnson’s wives Written by Pa …

    Sources (89)

    • James S Holman, "United States Census, 1850"
    • James Holman in entry for Susan A Johnson, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Irs C Holman, "United States Census, 1870"

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