Cynthia Holmes


Personal and Family Information

Cynthia was born on 27 FEB 1815 in Tennessee, the daughter of Phineas Holmes and Rachel Stewert.

She died on 25 JUN 1884 in Napa County, California.

Her husband was George P Wallace, who she married in ABT 1844 in Arkansas. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Cynthia Holmes


Phineas Holmes


James Holmes


John Holmes


Jennet Wilson


Mary Filena Nail


Rachel Stewert



Birth27 FEB 1815
Place: Tennessee
Death25 JUN 1884
Place: Napa County, California
Census12 NOV 1850
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 35
Address: Osage Twp dwellig 452 family 452 George P Wallance age 38 male farmer $1000, born Tenn Scynthia age 35 female born Tenn John M age 5 male born Ark Sarah P age 4 female Ark Anne E age 4 female Ark Mary Blair age 42 female born Tenn Sarah Blair age 22 female born Ark
Census6 SEP 1870
Place: Napa County, California
Age: 55
Address: Hot Springs Twp, Napa City, dwelling 377, family 384 Wallace, G. P. 57 mw farmer $5,000 $800 born Tennessee __ Cynthia age 55 fw keeping house bofrn Tennessee __ Sarah P 22 fw at home born Arkansas __ Ann E. 21 at home born Arkansas __ Clarence H 19m, mw at home born Arkansas __ Phineas H 17 mw at home California __ William 15 mw at home, California __ George P 13 mw at born California __ Harriett W age 8, fw at home, born California Battest, Joseph age 30 mw Labour $100, born Wester Islands, father and mother of foreign birth Ragan, John 57 mw Labour $100, born Missouri
BurialJUN 1884
Place: Napa County, California
Address: Saint Helena Cemetery, Napa County, California lot 10, block 2 , findagrave 48336485
Other Event1852
Place: Sutter County, California
Type: Generic Event
Address: Cattle Drive from Benton County, Arkansas to Sutter County, California
Cattle Drive Letter


Note 1

George Pomeroy Wallace BIRTH 1813 Tennessee, USA DEATH 1894 (aged 80–81)

BURIAL Saint Helena Cemetery Saint Helena, Napa County, California, USA Add to Map

PLOT Lot 10 Block 2 MEMORIAL ID 48336480 · View Source

Birth also reported as October 6, 1812, near Murfreesborough, in middle Tennessee.

He is the sixth child of a family of nine children, who three sons and two daughters were young.


He was married at Osago Prairie, Arkansas, to Miss Cynthia Holmes, and when he crossed the plains had four small children. His wife and two sons, and two daughters are buried in the cemetery in St. Helena. They are Clarence H. a civil engineer in San Francisco, Phineas who is farming 320 acres in Pope Valley; George P., Jr on the home place, also in Pope Valley, and Sarah P., with her father at home.