Sarah Holmes


Personal and Family Information

Sarah was born in 1810 in Bedford County, Tennessee, the daughter of Phineas Holmes and Rachel Stewert.

She died in JUN 1859 in Benton County, Arkansas.

Her husband was Dysart Woods, who she married in 1827 in Bedford County, Tennessee. Their nine known children were John Riley (1828-1900), Nancy R (1830-1914), Phineas H (1833-1860), Cynthia Adaline (1840-1914), Cephas W (1842-1875), David Hervey (1844-1923), Francis D (1846-1873), Levi Oliver (1848-1912) and Sarah M. (1853-1912).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Sarah Holmes


Phineas Holmes


James Holmes


Mary Filena Nail


Rachel Stewert



Place: Bedford County, Tennessee
DeathJUN 1859
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Federal Census Mortality Schedule Sarah Woods, female, married, born abt 1812 Tennessee, age 47, died Jun 1859, cause: consumption, census 1860, Osage, Benton, Arkansas. line 4
Census12 NOV 1850
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 40
Address: Osage, Benton County family 381 Dabastt Woods 44 Tn, Sarah 40 Tn, Nancy R 20 Tn, Margarett E 18 Tn, Phineas 16 Tn, Wm H 13 Mo, Scynithia A 10 Ark, Cephas W 8 Ark, David H 6 Ark, Frances 4 Ark, Levi 2 Ark McKissick families 384 and 385
Place: Old Dickson Cemetery
Address: 1603 SW 2nd St, Bentonville Benton County, Arkansas with husband and children Find A Grave Memorial# 118570149


Note 1

first cousin to her husband

possible that father’s mother was Margaret Holmes.