Jennie Holmes

Femalefrom 1863 to 1864–9 December 1950

Brief Life History of Jennie

When Jennie Holmes was born from 1863 to 1864, in Michigan, United States, her father, Allison Holmes, was 32 and her mother, Lucinda Post, was 31. She married George Riley Beadle in 1884, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Pine Grove, Pine Grove Township, Van Buren, Michigan, United States for about 60 years. She died on 9 December 1950, in Three Rivers, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Riley Beadle
Jennie Holmes
Marriage: 1884
Homer Beadle
Maude Mildred Beadle
Helen B Beadle
Gladys Lucille Beadle
Alberta G Beadle

Sources (34)

  • Jennie Holmes in household of Allison Holmes, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jennie Holmes, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • Jenie Beadle, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1884Michigan, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

    Age 16

    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.


    Age 23

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English: either from the plural form of Holme , or else a variant of Holme or Home , with excrescent -s (see Holm ).

    Scottish: probably a habitational name from Holmes near Dundonald (Ayrshire), or possibly from another place so called in the barony of Inchestuir (Angus). Both placenames likely derive from the plural form of Middle English, Older Scots holm ‘islet, raised land in a marsh’ (see Holm ).

    Scottish and Irish: adopted for Scottish Gaelic and Irish Mac Thómais, Mac Thómais (see McComb ). In parts of western Ireland, Holmes is also a variant of Cavish, from Gaelic Mac Thámhais, another patronymic from Thomas . Early bearers in Ireland were probably immigrants from Scotland.

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

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