Janet Elizabeth Holmes

9 November 1892–2 July 1985 (Age 92)
Queensland, Australia

The Life of Janet Elizabeth

When Janet Elizabeth Holmes was born on 9 November 1892, in Queensland, Australia, her father, Samuel Holmes, was 32 and her mother, Agnes Wilson, was 32. She married William Lee-Archer on 26 December 1935, in Queensland, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 2 July 1985, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 92, and was buried in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.

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Family Time Line

William Lee-Archer
Janet Elizabeth Holmes
Marriage: 26 December 1935
Olwen Jean Holmes

Spouse and Children

26 December 1935
Queensland, Australia


    Olwen Jean Holmes


Parents and Siblings


    Agnes Wilson




+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 9

First Federal election.

Age 9

The Australian flag flown for the first time.

Age 26

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

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)

  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922
  • Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950

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