BIRTH: Abt 1668 in Rockingham County ?, New Hampshire
DEATH:Aft 1748
FATHER: John HOLMES 'The Immigrant' - BIRTH: Abt 1641 in Kent County, England
MOTHER: Mary PEVERLY - PEAVEY - BIRTH: Abt 1645 in Rockingham County, New Hampshire or England

MARRIAGE: 1665 - Anna


1. Samuel HOLMES - BIRTH: 25 Jul 1708 in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire

2. Mary HOLMES

3. Ephraim HOLMES

SECOND MARRIAGE: 14 Mar 1717 - Mary (widow of James Hall) - in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire


4. Joseph HOLMES

In 1696 Joseph was a soldier at Oyster River.
His parents deeded him lands and buildings in 1703.
He bought land in Barrington, New Hampshire in 1732.

Joseph Holmes of Portsmouth was granted lot 16 of 150 acres in the first range. This lot was next above the land later purchased by Jethro Locke, and it was one of the four lots in town settled by the family to whom the land was granted. Joseph Holmes deeded this lot to his son Ephraim in 1748, at that time they were both from Rye. Ephraim had his home on part of this lot where Chester Scruton lived much later. Ephraim had sold 20 acres of this lot 16 to Joseph Chapman, 32 acres to Noah Holmes and 52 acres to Ephraim Holmes, Jr.; the remainder of his land which was his home he deeded to his daughter Phoebe Holmes Connell.


New England Historic Genealogical Register: NEHGR:
Page: v 23; Portsmouth records. both of p.

Genealogical Dictionary of Maine & New Hampshire, Noyes,
Note: bot land

A History of Strafford, New Hampshire
Page: granted lot 16 of 150 acres in the first range

Deborah Cadigan-Little: My Family Revisited - Cadigan/Smallidge marries Holmes/Marsh.