John A. Holmes

Holmes Family Bible

FAMILY BIBLE INFORMATION

Bible ID: 195
Year of Publication: 1871
Place of Publication: New York and Cincinnati
Publisher: CF Vent
Bible Language: English
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FAMILY HISTORY INFORMATION

Husband
First Name: John
Middle Name: A.
Last Name: Holmes
Date of Birth: 12/25/1846
Place of Birth: Licking Co, OH
Date of Death: 3/26/1922
Place of Death: Pierre, South Dakota
Marriage Date: 3/12/1867
Place of Marriage: Iroquois Co, IL
Wife’s Name: Mary J. Zumwalt
Wife
First Name: Mary
Middle Name: J.
Last Name: Zumwalt
Date of Birth: 5/2/1848
Place of Birth: Iroquois Co, IL
Date of Death: 8/29/1935
Place of Death: IL
Marriage Date: 3/12/1867
Married To: John A Holmes
Place of Marriage: Iroquois Co, IL
Other Names in the Family Bible

First Name: James
Middle Name: Christian
Last Name: Holmes
Relationship to Others in Bible: Son of John and Mary Holmes
Birth Date: 1/23/1868
Birth Place: Iroquois Co, IL
Married To: Lucinda Billsland Harvey
Marriage Date: 12/19/1893
Place of Marriage: Chicago, IL
First Name: Lucinda
Middle Name: Billsland
Last Name: Harvey
Relationship to Others in Bible: Wife of James Holmes
Married To: James Holmes
Marriage Date: 12/19/1893
Place of Marriage: Chicago, IL
First Name: Wendell
Middle Name: Keith
Last Name: Holmes
Relationship to Others in Bible: Son of James and Lucinda Holmes
Birth Date: 3/31/1898
Married To: Julia Ruth Campbell
Marriage Date: 11/11/1925
Place of Marriage: Chicago, IL

First Name: Julia
Middle Name: Ruth
Last Name: Campbell
Relationship to Others in Bible: Wife of Wendell Holmes
First Name: Esther
Last Name: Holmes
Relationship to Others in Bible: Daughter of James and Lucinda Holmes
Birth Date: 11/10/1894
First Name: Nellie
Middle Name: J.
Last Name: Holmes
Relationship to Others in Bible: Daughter of John and Mary Holmes
Birth Date: 7/2/1874
Birth Place: Iroquois Co, IL

Last Name: Fox
Relationship to Others in Bible: Second husband of Mary J Zumwalt Holmes
Married To: Mary J Zumwalt Holmes

FAMILY HISTORY TREASURES

Treasures Found:
The Bible has a lock of Nellie’s hair dated Feb 18, 1887
There are 8 unidentified photos.
Photos that are identified include:
-Nellie’s graduation June 1893
-Mary J Holmes Fox about 1883
-3 pictures of Nellie as an infant
-Dr. Loren Kelley as infant born Jan 19, 1874
Group photos identifying:
-Arthur and Loren A Kelley
-Helen Anderson M?, Edith Myers, Nellie Holmes, Kelley
-Nellie Kelley, Robert Foster, Grave Brown Townsend, ? McDowell
-Dr. C Phillips, Joe Dougherty, AT Kerth, Dr. Kelley

Volunteer Notes:

Special Unique Findings or Bible Features:
According to Family Seach, Nellie J Holmes married Loren A Kelley who is shown in some of the family pictures found in the Bible.

Thoughts From Our Volunteers:
This Bible contains priceless family images. I pray it finds its way back to family.