Moses Holcomb

4 July 1686–16 February 1700 (Age 13)
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Moses

When Moses Holcomb was born on 4 July 1686, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Joshua Holcomb Sr., was 46 and his mother, Ruth Sherwood, was 43. He died on 16 February 1700, in his hometown, at the age of 13.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Holcomb Sr.
1640–1690
Ruth Sherwood
1643–1699
Ruth Holcomb
1664–1710
Mary Holcomb
1676–1744
Captain Thomas Holcomb
1666–1731
Sarah Elizabeth Holcomb
1668–1763
Elijah Holcombe
1670–1672
Elizabeth Holcomb
1670–1762
Joshua Holcomb
1672–1728
Deborah Holcomb
1675–1765
Mindwell Holcomb
1678–1771
Hannah Holcomb
1680–1740
Joab Holcomb
1684–1723
Moses Holcomb
1686–1700
Thomas Holcomb
1690–1764
Joab Holcombe
1691–1723

Parents and Siblings

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Greater Manchester, Oxfordshire, and Somerset, so named from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’, ‘deep’ + cumb ‘valley’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Moses Holcomb, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Moses Holcomb, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Moses Holcomb, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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