Holmes, James S 1

Birth Name Holmes, James S
Gender male
Age at Death 81 years, 2 months, 25 days

Narrative

Military Record: Civil War: Company B, 9th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Volunteer. (Brothers at bedside & attended funeral) (from obit.) Wife, Mary Elizabeth McClanahan preceded him in death as well as 3 child:Ida Straughn, George and infant son. Survived by: William, Cora Smith, Fred, May Satterfield, Lizzie Byington, Mary L.Dinkins, Myrtle Galloway, Alfred Holmes, Lucy Forshee & Pearl Young: & bro: John of Duquoin, Illinois, Thomas Holmes of St Louis & sis.:Sarah Tompkins of Steelville,MO

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 18 Dec 1841 Reedsville, Olive, Meigs, Ohio, United States of America    
Event Note

This is the date of birth given on his death certificate. The 1900 census has his date of birth in December 1845. Most other census records indicate that his year of birth was 1844 or 1845.

Census 1 Jun 1850 Olive, Meigs, Ohio, United States of America David Holmes Household, 1850 Census 2a

Page No.: 266

Sheet No.: 135

Minor Civil Division: District 98 (Olive township)

County of: Meigs

State of: Ohio

Enumeration Date: 25 July 1850

Line No.: 5-13

Family No.: 351

Name: Holmes, James

Age: 6

Sex: F

Place of birth: Ohio

Military Service     Civil War 3
Event Note

Name:   James Holmes
Side:  Union Regiment
State/Origin:  Illinois
Regiment Name:  9 Illinois Infantry
Regiment Name Expanded:  9th Regiment, Illinois Infantry
Company:  B
Rank In:  Private
Rank In Expanded:  Private
Rank Out:  Private
Rank Out Expanded:  Private

Occupation     Farmer  
Census 1 Jun 1870 Madison, Illinois, United States of America James Holmes Household, 1870 Census 4a

Page No.: 60

Minor Civil Division: Township 3 Range 8

County of: Madison

State of: Illinois

Enumeration Date: 14 June 1870

Post Office: Collinsville

Line No.: 34-36

Family No.: 459

Name: Holmes, James

Age: 25

Sex: M

Color: W

Occupation: Farmer

Value of personal estate: 90

Place of birth: Ohio

Male citizen 21 and over: /

Baptism   Three Rivers Baptist Church, Ste. Genevieve    
Census 1 Jun 1880 Perry, St. Francois, Missouri, United States of America James Holmes Household, 1880 Census 5a

Page No.: 2 & 3

Sheet No.: 442

Supervisor's Dist. No.: 2

Enumeration Dist. No.: 121

Minor Civil Division: Perry township

County of: St. Francois

State of: Missouri

Enumeration Date: 4, 5, & 7 June 1880

Line No.: 50 & 1-6

Family No.: 21

Name: Holmes, James

Color: W

Sex: M

Age: 35

Married: /

Occupation: Farmer

Cannot read: /

Cannot write: /

Place of birth: Ohio

Place of birth of father: Ohio

Place of birth of mother: Ohio

Census 1 Jun 1900 Perry, St. Francois, Missouri, United States of America James Holmes Household, 1900 Census 6a

State (or Territory) of: Missouri

County of: St. Francois

Supervisor's Dist. No.: 10

Enumeration Dist. No.: 94

Sheet No.: 4A

Division of County: Perry township

Enumeration Date: 8 June 1900

Name: Holmes, James

Relation to head: head

Color: W

Sex: M

Month of birth: Dec

Year of birth: 1845

Age: 54

Single, married, widowed or divorced: M

Years of present marriage: 35

Place of birth: Illinois

Place of birth of father: Ireland

Place of birth of mother: Ireland

Occupation: Farmer

Months not employed: 0

Can read: yes

Can write: yes

Can speak English: yes

Home owned or rented: O

Owned free or mortgaged: F

Farm or house: F

Number of farm schedule: 61

Census 15 Apr 1910 Randolph, St. Francois, Missouri, United States of America James Holmes Household, 1910 Census 7a

State (or Territory) of: Missouri

County of: St. Francois

Supervisor's Dist. No.: 11

Enumeration Dist. No.: 89

Sheet No.: 4A

Division of County: Randolph township

Enumeration Date: 20 April 1910

Name: Homles, James

Relationship to head: head

Sex: M

Color: W

Age: 69

Single, married, widowed or divorced: M

Years of present marriage: 40

Place of birth: Ohio

Place of birth of father: Ireland

Place of birth of mother: Ireland

Year of immigration: 1850

Naturalized or alien: Nat

Able to speak English; if not, language spoken: English

Occupation: Farmer

Nature of industry: General Farm

Employer, employee or working on own account: Emp

Able to read: yes

Able to write: no

Home owned or rented: O

Owned free or mortgaged: F

Farm or house: F

Number of farm schedule: 17

Census 1 Jan 1920 Cantwell, Randolph, St. Francois, Missouri, United States of America James H. Holmes Household, 1920 Census 8a

State (or Territory) of: Missouri

County of: St. Francois

Supervisor's Dist. No.: 11

Enumeration Dist. No.: 96

Page No.: 29A

Division of County: Randolph township

City, Town, Village: Cantwell

Enumeration Date: 30 January 1920

Name: Holmes, James H.

Relationship to head: head

Home owned or rented: O

If owned, free or mortgaged: F

Sex: M

Color: W

Age: 75

Single, married, widowed or divorced: M

Able to read: yes

Able to write: no

Place of birth: Ohio

Place of birth of father: Ireland

Father mother tongue: English

Place of birth of mother: Ireland

Mother's mother tongue: English

Able to speak English: yes

Occupation: none

Death 12 Mar 1923 Randolph, St. Francois, Missouri, United States of America   9a
Burial 14 Mar 1923 Parkview Cemetery, Farmington, St. Francois, Missouri, United States of America    

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Holmes, David Johnabout Dec 1818
Mother Thompson, Nancyabout 1811
    Sister     Holmes, Margaret R. 16 Feb 1836 4 Jan 1913
    Sister     Holmes, Mary J. about 1839
         Holmes, James S 18 Dec 1841 12 Mar 1923
    Sister     Holmes, Nancy about 1842
    Brother     Holmes, Thomas
    Brother     Holmes, John 17 Nov 1845 18 Oct 1932
    Sister     Holmes, Sarah Elizabeth 12 Aug 1847 26 Apr 1938
    Brother     Holmes, David Jr.
    Sister     Holmes, Martha about 1849

Families

Family of Holmes, James S and McClanahan, Mary Elizabeth

Married Wife McClanahan, Mary Elizabeth ( * 17 Feb 1851 + 11 Feb 1923 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 14 Feb 1867 Edwardsville, Madison, Illinois, United States of America    
Event Note

Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860-1920:

Name: James Holmes
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 14 Feb 1867
Marriage Place: Madison, Illinois, USA
Spouse Name: Mary McClanahan
Spouse Gender: Female

  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Holmes, Ida Laurine26 May 186916 Feb 1908
Holmes, Cora Ann25 Aug 187118 Jan 1950
Holmes, John William20 Sep 187322 Jan 1967
Holmes, James Frederick29 Feb 187621 Jul 1970
Holmes, Adelthia May31 May 187823 May 1923
Holmes, Sarah Elizabeth14 Oct 188014 Dec 1960
Holmes, Mary Luella21 Apr 188313 Dec 1972
Holmes, Clara Myrtilla10 Jan 18862 Jul 1928
Holmes, George D.26 Sep 188821 Jun 1893
Holmes, Alfred Doss27 Sep 189131 Oct 1965
Holmes, Lucy Gertrude17 Jan 189429 Dec 1985
Holmes, Pearl Estelle26 Dec 18965 Feb 1973
Holmes, infantafter 1897

Family Map

Family Map

Source References

  1. Ruth Crider: Genealogy Data for Crider/McDowell Families
  2. U.S. 1850 Federal Census
      • Date: 1 Jun 1850
      • Page: Ohio, District 98, Olive township, Meigs county, Page 266/135, Lines 5-13
      • 1850 Census, Olive township, Meigs county, Ohio
  3. National Park Service: U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
  4. U.S. 1870 Federal Census
      • Date: 1 Jun 1870
      • Page: Illinois, Madison county, Page 60, Lines 34-36
      • 1870 Census, Madison county, Illinois
  5. U.S. 1880 Federal Census
      • Date: 1 Jun 1880
      • Page: Missouri, Supervisor's District 2, Enumeration District 121, Page 2, Line 50 & Page 3, Lines 1-6
      • 1880 Census, Perry township, St. Francois county, Missouri
      • 1880 Census, Perry township, St. Francois county, Missouri
  6. U.S. 1900 Federal Census
      • Date: 1 Jun 1900
      • Page: Missouri, Supervisor's District 10, Enumeration District 94, Sheet 4A, Lines 39-47
      • 1900 Census, Perry township, St. Francois county, Missouri
  7. U.S. 1910 Federal Census
      • Date: 15 Apr 1910
      • Page: Missouri, Supervisor's District 11, Enumeration District 89, Sheet 4A, Lines 39-43
      • 1910 Census, Randolph township, St. Francois county, Missouri
  8. U.S. 1920 Federal Census
      • Date: 1 Jan 1920
      • Page: Missouri, Supervisor's District 11, Enumeration District 96, Sheet 29A, Lines 26-28
      • 1920 Census, Cantwell, St. Francois county, Missouri
  9. Missouri State Archives: Missouri Digital Heritage : Death Records Certificates
      • Page: 1923-10326
      • Death Certificate, James Holmes

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