John was born in 1710 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, the son of unknown parents.
He died on 1 JAN 1772 in Rowan County, North Carolina.
His wife was Jennet Wilson, who he married in 1736 in Augusta, Virginia, American Colonies. Their four known children were Robert (1737-1812), Richard (1738-1818), Margaret (c1742-1800) and James (1747-1815).
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Virginia Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850
Name John Holmes Date 29 Feb 1747 Location Augusta Co., VA
Property: 260 acres in Beverly Manor, part of a large tract, patent line of Beverley Manor; Anthony Black's land; Wm. Robinson's lline; John Wilson's line.
Notes: This land record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley.
Remarks: Proved by all and dower released by Jane 19 May 1748. 77. Originally conveyed to James Mills and sold to Robert Wilson and John Holmes.
Description Landowner Book 1-515