Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice
- Father of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. — 2nd Generation
- Ahnentafel No:
- Abiel Holmes
- Sarah Wendell
- Birth Date:
- 29 Aug 1809
- Birth Location:
- Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts
- Christening Date:
- Christening Location:
- Death Date:
- 7 Oct 1894
- Death Location:
- Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
- Burial Date:
- Burial Location:
- Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts
- Spouse Name:
- Amelia Lee Jackson
- Marriage Date:
- 15 Jun 1840
- Marriage Location:
- King's Chapel, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (Ahnentafel No:1 )
American “Fireside” Poet
Oliver Wendell Holmes is often listed among the Fireside Poets. The group consisted of the first American poets whose popularity rivaled that of British poets. It is often said to include John Greenleaf Whittier, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, William Cullen Bryant, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and James Russell Lowell.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Sources for Oliver Wendell Holmes
- 1 Boston, MA: Church Records, 1630-1895, King's Chapel, p. 214, Baptism record for son Oliver Wendell Holmes.
- 2 Find A Grave, (accessed 12/17/2016).
- 3 Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001, Marriage record for Oliver Wendell Holmes and Amelia Lee Jackson.
- 4 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1922, Vol. 76, p. 206.
- 5 Dudley, Dean, History of the Dudley Family: With Genealogical Tables, Pedigrees, &c., Number 7, Wakefield, Massachusetts: A.W. Brownell, Printer (1892), 780.
- 6 Dudley, Dean, History of the Dudley Family: With Genealogical Tables, Pedigrees, &c., Number 8, Wakefield, Massachusetts: A. W. Brownell, Printer (1893), 860-863.
- 7 Dudley, Dean, History of the Dudley Family: With Genealogical Tables, Pedigrees, &c., Number 9, Wakefield, Massachusetts: A. W. Brownell, Printer (1894), 978.
- 8 Gray, George Arthur, The Descendants of George Holmes of Roxbury, 1594-1908, Boston: Press of David Clapp and Son (1908), 352-354.
- 9 Kennedy, William Sloane, Oliver Wendell Holmes: Poet, Littérateur, Scientist, Boston: S. E. Cassino and Company (1883).
- 10 Putnam, Elizabeth Cabot and James Jackson Putnam, The Hon. Jonathan Jackson and Hannah (Tracy) Jackson: Their Ancestors and Descendants, Unknown: Privately printed (1907), 29, 33-34.
- 11 Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Volume 1, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1998), 182.
- 12 Wikipedia, "Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.", (accessed 12/17/2016).