Jefferson County Online
Holmes Cemetery
Locust Grove Township, Section 30

While compiling the cemetery listings to provide you with as much information as possible we found it necessary to add an INDEX TO SOURCE INFORMATION. We have made special effort to show from which source the information was obtained in order for you to document the information.

Since this information has been transcribed several times and its accuracy may be flawed we encourage you to verify this information with all primary information available to you.

Primary source transcribed by Nancy Dorwart from "Jefferson County Records" Vol. 2, pg. 167
Stones found and read Nov. 10 1963 - by Mr. & Mrs. O. L. Prill
Additional sources as noted in column.

*   = Birth date calculated from death date and age shown on stone.
**  = Found in other source listed.
*** = No tombstone.

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Given Mane
Maiden Name
GILLIS Ella A.   26 Jun 1869 16 Jun 1893   J. E. GILLIS  
HOLMES J. Eddie H.     16 Apr 1873 1 year?   Stone broken in several places; age uncertain; son of William Madison & Cordelia Mary HOLMES
HOLMES John W.   3 Jan 1840 20 Apr 1898     We will meet again.
HOLMES Joicey   12 Dec 1814 24 Jul 1854   Wm. R. HOLMES  
HOLMES Sarah   2 Dec 1813* 10 Jan 1873 59yrs 1mo 8d Wm. R. HOLMES  
HOLMES William***   Abt 1814     1)Joicey ______;
2)Sarah BRIMBLE;
No stone; Catherine remarried Daniel COX & buried County Line Cem.
HOLMES William Madison***   1835 14 Jul 1914   Cordelia M. FINNEY No stone; WPA list; she died 1919 & buried Agency IA
HOLMES Willie W.   21 May 1868* 17 Aug 1868 2mo 27d   Son of William Madison & Cordelia Mary HOLMES

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