Anna Belle Holmes

5 June 1906–19 November 1996 (Age 90)
Mancelona, Antrim, Michigan, United States

The Life of Anna Belle

When Anna Belle Holmes was born on 5 June 1906, in Mancelona, Antrim, Michigan, United States, her father, James Peter Holmes, was 22 and her mother, Nannie Lee Smith, was 18. She married William Laverne Hettler on 29 June 1923, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Monroe, Michigan, United States in 1935. She died on 19 November 1996, in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Laverne Hettler
Anna Belle Holmes
Marriage: 29 June 1923
Edith Louise Hettler

Spouse and Children

29 June 1923
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States


    Edith Louise Hettler


Parents and Siblings

    James Peter Holmes





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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Age 2

Per Find a Grave Memorials the earliest burial date in this cemetery was 1908. William O Pyles BIRTH 22 Oct 1868 DEATH 24 Dec 1908 (aged 40) BURIAL Covington Memorial Gardens Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA

Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Anna Hettler in household of Wm Hettler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anna Elizabeth Holmes in entry for Merle Andrew Hettler and Susanne Elizabeth Beery, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Annabell M. Holmes, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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