Gertrude E Holmes

11 January 1870–18 April 1949 (Age 79)
Jefferson, Coos, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Gertrude E

When Gertrude E Holmes was born on 11 January 1870, in Jefferson, Coos, New Hampshire, United States, her father, David Perkins Holmes, was 23 and her mother, Dorcas G. Hicks, was 23. She married Joseph H Derby on 18 September 1888, in Jefferson, Coos, New Hampshire, United States. She lived in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States in 1900 and Boston Ward 9, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1910. She died on 18 April 1949, in Jefferson, Coos, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Jefferson, Coos, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph H Derby
1864–1949
Gertrude E Holmes
1870–1949
Marriage: 18 September 1888

Spouse and Children

    Joseph H Derby

    Male1864–1949Male

    Female1870–1949Female

MARRIAGE
18 September 1888
Jefferson, Coos, New Hampshire, United States

Parents and Siblings

    David Perkins Holmes

    Male1846–1874Male

    Dorcas G. Hicks

    Female1846–1910Female

siblings

(2)

    Elizabeth May "Lizzie" Holmes

    Female1868–1932Female

    Female1870–1949Female

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 (3)

  • Gertrude E Briggs in household of Armine F Briggs, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gertrude E Briggs in household of Armine F Briggs, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gretrude E Briggs in household of Fred Briggs, "United States Census, 1900"

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