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  • ID: I159
  • Name: DAVID HOLMES
  • Given Name: DAVID
  • Surname: HOLMES
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: FF54B86549096949A6859436D61357C56EE4
  • Change Date: 24 FEB 2010
  • Note:
    Enlisted as Private from Goshen, Connecticut, in Capt Elijah Chapman Company, Sept. 26, 1777 for three years. Discharged Sept. 26, 1780. (see pg.223 Connecticut Men of the Revolution). Enlisted in Capt Elijah Chapman Company from Torrington, Connecticut. Mar 23, 1782 for one year. (pg 329 Connecticut Men of the Rev)Connecticut Pensioner residing in Massachusetts-Joseph Holmes- see page 640 Conn. Men of the Rev.
    David Holmes was in Torrington as early as May 6, 1782 when his earmark for cattle was recorded. He moved to Winchester, Conn. as early as 1786 , where he owned and occupied the south part of the Rockwell farm (since owned by Mrs. Jerusha R Boyd) on which he built the old farmhouse which was blown down by the great tornado of 1882. He sold out to Merritt Bull in 1805. In 1806 he moved with his family to Russell, Hampshire Co, Mass, where he died at the age of 60 years.
    He was the brother of Joseph Holmes, stepbrother of Capt Zebina Smith, and half brother of Theodor Smith, all of Winsted.
    He was a United States pensioner (see List of Children in Boyd's Annals of Winchester, Conn. pg 298).

    Came to Winsted in 1786 (Boyd's Annals of Winchester p298]

    David & w. Chloe & family removed to Russell, Mass., before 1810

    Elected to School committee of Russell MA 12 Nov, 1812 [film954398 Russell town records]
    1 2 3 4 5
  • Birth: 27 OCT 1760 in Nine Partners, Dutchess County, New York 6
  • Death: 15 SEP 1820 in Russell, Hampden County, Massachusetts 7
  • Event: Military Revolutionary War 8



    Father: NICHOLAS HOLMES b: 25 MAY 1742 in Connecticut
    Mother: PHEBE TITUS b: 15 NOV 1739 in Westbury, Long Island, New York

    Marriage 1 CHLOE STRONG b: 4 DEC 1763 in Torrington, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    • Married: 29 APR 1784 in Winchester, Litchfield County, Connecticut 9 10
    Children
    1. Has Children William Holmes b: 18 SEP 1784 in Torrington, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    2. Has Children Charlotte Holmes b: 29 AUG 1786 in Torrington, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    3. Has Children Asenath Holmes b: 6 DEC 1788 in Winchester, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    4. Has Children Chloe Holmes b: 21 OCT 1790 in Winchester, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    5. Has Children Clarissa Holmes b: 7 MAY 1792 in Winsted, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    6. Has No Children Lyman Holmes b: 7 MAR 1794 in Winchester, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    7. Has No Children Sophia Holmes b: 20 NOV 1795 in Winchester, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    8. Has No Children Sally Holmes b: 26 JAN 1798 in Winchester, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    9. Has Children Sophia Holmes b: 30 DEC 1799 in Winchester, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    10. Has Children Sally Holmes b: 20 JUL 1802 in Winchester, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    11. Has Children ASAHEL HOLMES b: 4 JUN 1804 in Winchester, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    12. Has Children David Holmes b: 13 MAY 1808 in Russell, Hampshire County, Massachusetts

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Connecticut Men of the Revolution
      Title: Connecticut Men of the Revolution
      Page: page 329
      Text: Enlisted Mar 23, 1882
    2. Abbrev: Application for Membership to DAR
      Title: Application for Membership to DAR
      Page: National Number 54172
      Text: dated Dce 5 1905
      Accepted by National Board of Management Jan 9, 1906
      Cetificate of membership issued by Registrar General Mar 27, 1907
      Sarah Whitman Hooker Chapter of DAR
    3. Abbrev: Connecticut Men of the Revolution
      Title: Connecticut Men of the Revolution
      Page: page 223
      Text: enlisted Sept 26, 1777
      discharged Sept 26, 1780
    4. Abbrev: Connecticut Men of the Revolution
      Title: Connecticut Men of the Revolution
      Page: 640
      Text: Connecticut Pensoner residing in Massachusetts. Joseph Homes
    5. Abbrev: 1850 Census MA- Hampden Co, Russell
      Title: 1850 Census MA- Hampden Co, Russell
      Page: 238, roll 318
    6. Abbrev: History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong of
      Title: Benjamin W Dwight, History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong of Northampton, Mass (1874)
      Page: p150
    7. Abbrev: History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong of
      Title: Benjamin W Dwight, History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong of Northampton, Mass (1874)
      Page: vol 1, p150
    8. Abbrev: DAR Application of Della Tracy Munger January 9 19
      Title: DAR Application of Della Tracy Munger January 9 1905
    9. Abbrev: Annals of Winchester, Connecticut
      Title: John Boyd, Annals of Winchester, Connecticut (Press of Case, Lockwood & Brainard; Hartford, Connecticut 1873)
      Note:
      all information of Joseph Holmes and his descendants
      Page: p 298
    10. Abbrev: Connecticut Vital Records Winchester BMD 1771-1858
      Title: Barbour, Connecticut Vital Records Winchester BMD 1771-1858
      Page: 32
      Text: vol 2, p41

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