NOTE: per an email from James LaLone 12-21-2011
Husband: William HOLMES
Born: 3 JAN 1591/92 at: Nr. Holme, East Riding, YKS, ENG Married: ABT. 1625 at: Died: 9 NOV 1678 at: Marshfield, Plymouth Co., MA Father:Steven HOLMES Mother:Elizabeth RICHARDSON Other Spouses:
Wife: Elizabeth MADDEN
Born: 1603 at: East Riding, YKS, ENG Died: 17 FEB 1697/98 at: Marshfield, Plymouth Co., MA Father: Mother: Other Spouses:
Name: Sarah HOLMES Born: 13 NOV 1646 at: Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Married: 1671 at: Marshfield, Plymouth Co., MA Died: 7 NOV at: Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Spouses: Samuel ARNOLD
“This must be the William Holmes who came on the Hercules in 1635 [NEHGR 75:219], settled first at Scituate [PCR 8:182], and removed by 1658 to Marshfield [PCR 8:201].
The maiden name of his wife Elizabeth is not known. Very little is known of her, mainly that she died at Marshfield 17-Feb-1798 at the age of 86 [Marshfield VR 19; MD 5:233]. William's ancestry is not known. Note that Rev. John Holmes. husband of Mary Wood/Atwood, was not a son of William. See the sketch of the family of William Holmes at 3:392-397 in Robert Charles Anderson, "The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England 1634-1635," 7 Volumes (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999-2011).
Dale H. Cook, Member, NEHGS and MA Society of Mayflower Descendants;
Plymouth Co. MA Coordinator for the USGenWeb Project
Administrator of http://plymouthcolony.net “