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Peleg Holmes (1785 - 1856)

Capt. Peleg Holmes
Born in Chebogue, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 31 Dec 1805 in Central Cheboque, Yarmouth Co, NSmap
Husband of — married about 1827 in Hantsport, Hants, Nova Scotiamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 71 in Hantsport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Jan 2010
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Biography

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Peleg Holmes lived in Canada.
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Peleg Holmes lived in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Captain Peleg Holmes was born April 15, 1785, the son of Nathaniel Holmes and Abigail Kimballof Chebogue, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.[1]

In January 1806, he married Mary Trefry[1], daughter of Joshua P and had children, including:

  1. Peleg Holmes, born December 16, 1806, who married Sarah Beckwith[1]
  2. Abigal Kimball Holmes, born June 30, 1808, who married Levi Lockhart[2] [1]
  3. Kendall Holmes, born June 26 1810, who married Mary Frost[3] and then married Sarah Elder[4], and who died in 1871[5] [1]
  4. Mary Holmes, born July 16, 1812, who married Robert Davison[6] [1]
  5. Joshua Holmes, a twin born June 16, 1814, who married Naomi Lockhart[7] [1]
  6. John Holmes, a twin born June 16, 1814, who died in infancy[1]
  7. Harriet Newell Holmes, born September 13, 1816, who married William Barker[8] [1]
  8. Matilda Mahala Holmes, born December 12, 1818, who married Gould Davison[9] [1]
  9. James, born July 1, 1822, who married Abigail Michener[10] [1]
  10. another child who died in infancy [1]

Captain Peleg Holmes and his family move from Chebogue to Hantsport in 1821[11] [1]

Mary died in 1825, and he married Mary Lockhart of Hantsport[1], and had children, including:

  1. John William Holmes, born October 10, 1828, who married Amelia Frost[12] [1]
  2. Grace Anne Holmes, born 1831 who married Joseph Nelson Trefry, son of John in 1846; and then married Captain J. Whitman Holmes son of Elisha[13] [1]
  3. Almira Louisa Holmes, born November 3, 1830, who died unmarried[1]
  4. Daniel Lockhart Holmes, born March 30, 1833, who died young[1]
  5. Lydia Lucinda Holmes, born August 31, 1835, who died young[1]
  6. Ruth Holmes, born December 12, 1837, who died young[1]
  7. George Levi Holmes, born November 17, 1839, who married Mary Beckwith[14] [1]
  8. Ruth Amelia Holmes, born Feb 8, 1842, who married Lawrence Young[15] [1]
  9. Hazeltine Holmes, born February 8, 1844, who died young[1]
  10. Mary Emery Holmes born December 27, 1846, who married Edward Sweet
  11. Nelson Trefry Holmes, who died at sea, unmarried[1]

Captain Peleg Holmes died December 3, 1856[1], and is buried in the Riverbank Cemetery in Hantsport[16]

Sources

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Genealogies : Transcribed from the Yarmouth Herald, by George S. Brown; prepared for publication by Martha & William Reamy, assisted by John McDonald Hilton ... et al.; published in Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., c1993. ISBN: 0806313722; page 577-8, 580
  2. "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F8CS-G5L : 6 December 2014), Abigail Kendall Holmes in entry for May Merrill, 04 Oct 1932; citing Howard, Rhode Island, reference 31; FHL microfilm 2,032,432.
  3. Nova Scotia Vital Records showing Mary Ann Frost and Kendal Holmes marriage bond 1835 in Halifax County can be found in Registration Year: 1835 - Book: 1800 - Page: 6736
  4. Nova Scotia Vital Records showing Sarah Susanna Elder and Rendal Holmes married 1867 in Hants County can be found in Registration Year: 1867 - Book: 1823 - Page: 16 - Number: 77
  5. "Canada Deaths and Burials, 1664-1955," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F2PC-H2B : 28 November 2014), Mary Holmes in entry for Kendall Holmes, 06 Nov 1871; citing Cemetery, Sackville, Nb, reference p74 no177; FHL microfilm 1,298,881.
  6. "Canada Deaths and Burials, 1664-1955," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F2PC-MQJ : 28 November 2014), Mary Davison in entry for Amos Davison, Jul 1867; citing Cemetery, , reference p27 no207; FHL microfilm 1,298,881.
  7. "Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2M1-N7DT : 1 February 2016), Joshua Holmes in entry for Lockhart P Holmes, 14 Aug 1940; citing Death, Near Inkom, Bannock, Idaho, United States, Department of Health and Welfare, Boise..
  8. Findagrave Memorial #165897155 for Harriet Holmes, who died in 1842 at age 26
  9. "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N386-CBW : 27 December 2014), Matilda Holmes in entry for Tamza Ardelice Newcomb, 04 May 1925; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,503,935.
  10. "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F22W-PM7 : 5 December 2014), James Holmes in entry for Edwin Holmes and A. Ann Newcombe, 22 Jul 1869; citing Pereaux, Cornwallis, Kings, Nova Scotia, reference P.34 C.N.128; FHL microfilm 1,298,990.
  11. "Canada Census, 1851," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWTP-74S : 3 August 2016), Peleg Holms, Lower Horton, Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada; citing p. 40, line 10; Library and Archives Canada film number M_3139, Public Archives, Ontario.
  12. "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F2VT-T3X : 5 December 2014), John W. Holmes and Amelia Frost, 07 Feb 1861; citing Hantsport, reference P39 CN302; FHL microfilm 1,298,808.
  13. "Canada Census, 1881," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV61-ZJN : 30 June 2017), Grace Ann Holmes in household of Whitman Holmes, Hantsport, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada; citing p. 24; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13173, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,809.
  14. "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F22C-3TN : 5 December 2014), Pelez Holmes in entry for George S. Holmes and Mary Beckwith, 14 Sep 1865; citing Hantsport, Kings, Nova Scotia, reference P4 CN21; FHL microfilm 1,298,990.
  15. Nova Scotia Vital Records showing Ruth Amerlia Holmes and Lawrence N. Young marriage bond 1863 in Halifax County can be found in Registration Year: 1863 - Book: 1800 - Page: 11505
  16. Findagrave Memorial #165897881


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