Abraham Holmes (1641-1722) and Elizabeth Arnold (-1690)  

Last Updated 9/1/00

Abraham HOLMES
bp. 1641 in Marshfield, MA, the son of William and Elizabeth HOLMES
m. unknown, about 1665
d. 17 Apr 1722 in Rochester, MA; bur. in Old Cemetery, Rochester Centre

Elizabeth ARNOLD
b. unknown, the daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth ARNOLD
d. May 1690 in Marshfield

Abraham Holmes married second Abigail NICHOLS in 1695. They had no issue.

From The Giles Memorial:

 [Abraham Holmes] lived in Marshfield till about 1698, when he removed to Rochester, with his brothers Josiah and Isaac. His brother-in-law Samuel Arnold… with a number of others from Marshfield and Duxbury, were already there; and Samuel Arnold, the younger, was ordained their pastor in 1684. Abraham Holmes was town treasurer of Rochester in 1698. His house stood a fourth of a mile southeast from Snow’s Pond, on the westerly side of the road…. His grave-stone is still standing … and is perfectly legible.

Children of Abraham and Elizabeth Holmes (b. Marshfield):

  1. Elizabeth Holmes, b. 18 Sep 1666.
  2. Isaac Holmes.
  3. Bathseba Holmes. She m. Samuel DOGGETT 21 Jaun 1690/91 in Marshfield. They had children Elizabeth, Ebenezer, Bathsheba, John, Isaac, Lydia, Persis, Seth, and Abigail.
  4. Rose Holmes. She m. Thomas BLANCHARD 22 Mar 1698/99 in Marshfield.
  5. Susanna Holmes.
  6. Experience Holmes, b. 1681.
Five-Generation Pedigree Chart
Offspring This Family Parents Grandparents Great-grandparents
Experience Holmes Abraham Holmes William Holmes
Elizabeth --?--
Elizabeth Arnold Samuel Arnold


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