Person:William Holmes (58)

Watchers
William Holmes
b.cal 1592
m. bef 1638
  1. Josiah Holmesest 1638 -
  2. Abraham Holmesest 1640 -
  3. Elizabeth Holmesest 1642 - aft 1677/78
  4. Mary Holmesest 1644 -
  5. Sarah Holmesest 1646 - aft 1677/78
  6. Rebecca Holmesest 1648 - aft 1677/78
  7. Israel Holmesest 1650 - 1684/85
  8. Captain Isaac Holmesest 1653 - bet 1723
Facts and Events
Name[1] William Holmes
Gender Male
Birth[1] cal 1592
Emigration[1] 1635 On the Hercules.
Residence[1] 1635 Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage bef 1638 to Elizabeth Unknown
Residence[1] bef 1658 Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Other[1] 1 Jun 1658 Admitted freeman.
Will[1] 4 Mar 1677/78
Death[1] 8 Nov 1678 Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Burial[1] 9 Nov 1678 Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Estate Inventory[1] 25 Nov 1678 £70-07; "the house and land" was listed but not assigned a value.
Probate[1] 25 Feb 1678/79 Will proved.


Hercules (1635)
From Hotten:s Original Persons: "Of all such persons as embarked themselves in the good ship called the Hercules, of Sandwicxh, of the burthen of 200 tons, John Witherley, master, and therein transported from Sandwich to the plantation called New England in America; with the cerificates from the ministers where they last dwelt of their conversation, and conformity to the orders and discipline of the church, and that they had taken the oath of allegiance and supremacy. (The certificates, all dated February and March, 1634, are here omitted.)
Sailed: early 1635 from Sandwich, Kent, England under Master John Witherley
Arrived: summer 1635 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony

Passengers:
~50 (Full List)
Jonas Austen family - Thomas Besbeech family (and Egelden children, servant Agnes Love, Thomas Neuley, Joseph Pacheing) - James Bennet - Jno. Best - Thomas Bonney - Thomas Bridgen family - Robert Brook family (and Gallant children) - Thomas Champion - Isaac Cole family (servant Rose Tritton) - Hen. Ewell - Parnel Harris - William Hatch family (servants Joseph Ketchrell - Simon Ketcrell - William Holmes, Symon Sutton, Lydia Wells)- Samuel Hinkley family - Thomas Heyward family - Margaret Johnnes - Jno. Lewis family - Em. Mason - Jos. Rootes - James Sayers - Comfort Starre family (servant John Turkey) - Nathaniel Tilden family (servant Sara Couchman, Edward Ford, Thomas Lapham, Marie Perien) - Fannet not Wise - William Witherell family (servant Anne Richards) -

Resources: Primary Sources:
Other information: Sandwich history - Hotten's list - Bisbee (longer list and includes history of lists)

References
  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 William Holmes, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), III:392-397.

    ORIGIN: Sandwich, Kent.
    MIGRATION: 1635 on the Hercules (on 17 March 1634/5, "W[illia]m Holmes," a servant in the household of William Hatch of Sandwich, Kent, was enrolled at Sandwich as a passenger for New England on the Hercules [NEHGR 75:219]).
    REMOVES: Marshfield by 1658 [PCR 8:201].
    FREEMAN: Admitted freeman on 1 June 1658 [PCR 3:136]. In Marshfield sections of 1658 and 29 My 1670 Plymouth Colony lists of freemen [PCR 5:277, 8:201].
    BIRTH: About 1592 (buried 9 November 1678 "86 years old" [MD 2:181; NEHGR 8:192]).
    DEATH: 8 November 1678 (from inventory). Buried at Marshvield 9 November 1678, "86 years olf" [MarVR; MD 2:181; NEHGR 8:192].