Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet


    Abiel Holmes

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    • 2nd Generation — Father of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 24 Dec 1763 
    • Birth Location:
    • Woodstock, Windham, Connecticut 
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    • Death Date:
    • 4 Jun 1837 
    • Death Location:
    • Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts 
    • Marriage Date:
    • AFT 29 Aug 1795 
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    • Spouse:
    • Mary Stiles
    • Marriage Date:
    • ABT 1790

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  • Sources for Abiel Holmes

    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Cambridge, Vol. 2, p. 605, Death record for Abiel Holmes.
    • 3 Dudley, Dean, History of the Dudley Family: With Genealogical Tables, Pedigrees, &c., Number 7, Wakefield, Massachusetts: A.W. Brownell, Printer (1892), 780, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 4 Dudley, Dean, History of the Dudley Family: With Genealogical Tables, Pedigrees, &c., Number 8, Wakefield, Massachusetts: A. W. Brownell, Printer (1893), 860, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 5 Gray, George Arthur, The Descendants of George Holmes of Roxbury, 1594-1908, Boston: Press of David Clapp and Son (1908), 351-353, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 6 Kennedy, William Sloane, Oliver Wendell Holmes: Poet, Littérateur, Scientist, Boston: S. E. Cassino and Company (1883), 19, Google Books (Digital Library).