John Holmes (ca1636-1697) and Patience Faunce (ca1641-ca1680)  



Last Updated 9/1/00

John HOLMES
b. about 1636 probably in Plymouth, MA, the son of John and Sarah HOLMES
m. 21 Nov 1661 in Plymouth
d. 31 Jul 1697 in Plymouth

Patience FAUNCE
b. about 1641 in Plymouth, the daughter of John and Patience (MORTON) FAUNCE
d. about 1680 in Plymouth

John married second Patience (BONUM) WILLIS, the daughter of George and Sarah (MORTON) BONUM and the sister of Ruth BONUM, about 1681 in Plymouth.

Children of John and Patience (Faunce) Holmes (probably b. Plymouth):

  1. John Holmes, b. 22 Mar 1662/63.
  2. Nathaniel Holmes, b. about 1666; d. between 23 Jan 1735 and 18 May 1737. He m. Eleanor BAKER 13 Mar 1700 in Plymouth. They had children Mercy, Nathaniel, Joshua, Patience, Eleanor, Joseph, Benjamin, Richard, and Meletiah.
  3. Ebenezer Holmes, b. about 1670. He m. Phebe BLACKMER 26 Dec 1695 in Plymouth. They had children Ebenezer and Elizabeth.
  4. Thomas Holmes, b. about 1673; d. before 12 Mar 1754. He m. Joanna MORTON 6 Jan 1696/97 in Plymouth. They had children Joanna, Jemima, Thomas, and Abner.
  5. Joseph Holmes, b. about 1676. He m. Lydia (GRISWOLD) BARTLETT between 1703 and 1705. They had children Fear and Joseph.
  6. Desire Holmes, b. about 1679. She m. John CHURCHILL, son of Joseph and Sarah (HICKS) CHURCHILL and brother of Margaret CHURCHILL, 19 Nov 1700 in Plymouth. They had children Priscilla, Samuel, Sarah, Phebe, and Rebecca.
Children of John and Patience (Bonum) Holmes (probably b. Plymouth):
  1. Richard Holmes, b. about 1682; d. before 2 May 1718. He m. Hester WORMWELL 20 Mar 1711/12 in Plymouth. They had children Mary, Gershom, and Sylvanus.
  2. Patience Holmes, bp. 1684. She m. James COBB 20 Jul 1705 in Plymouth. They had children Melatiah, James, Gershom, Martha, Mehitabal, Sarah, and George.
  3. Mehitabel Holmes, b. before 1687. She m. Manasseh KEMPTON 4 Feb 1713/14 in Plymouth.
  4. Sarah Holmes, b. before 1690. She m. Samuel NELSON 12 Sep 1718 in Plymouth.
  5. George Holmes, b. about 1690.
Five-Generation Pedigree Chart
 
Offspring This Family Parents Grandparents Great-grandparents
John Holmes John Holmes John Holmes
Sarah --?--
Patience Faunce John Faunce
Patience Morton George Morton
Juliana Carpenter Alexander Carpenter

References

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