John Melton Holmes


Personal and Family Information

John was born on 26 JAN 1818 in Bedford County, Tennessee, the son of Phineas Holmes and Rachel Stewert.

He died on 27 OCT 1884 in Wise County, Texas.

His wife was Susan Evaline Hardwick, who he married on 21 NOV 1849 in Benton County, Arkansas. Their two known children were James M (1866-1875) and Mary Susan (1853-1931).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


John Melton Holmes


Phineas Holmes


James Holmes


John Holmes


Jennet Wilson


Mary Filena Nail


Rachel Stewert



Birth26 JAN 1818
Place: Bedford County, Tennessee
Death27 OCT 1884
Place: Wise County, Texas
Census12 NOV 1850
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 19 to 20
Address: Osage dwelling 250 family 250 Phineas Holmes 66NC, Rachel 53NC , Henderson 26 Tn, Calvin 24 Tn, Wm 22 Tn, Sophia 19 Tn, Wm Peterson 20 Ohio Family 251 Melton Holmes 33 Tn, Susan E 25 Ga
BurialOCT 1884
Place: Wise County, Texas
Address: Sand Hill Cemetery , Decatur, Wise County, Texas, USA Plot: 2-N, 12, 204 Find A Grave Memorial# 44309991