Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Ancestry of
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet


    Oliver Wendell

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    • 3rd Generation — Grandfather of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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    • 5 Mar 1732 
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    • Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 
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    • 15 Jan 1818 
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    • Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts 
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  • Sources for Oliver Wendell

    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Cambridge, Vol. 2, p. 785, Death record for Oliver Wendell.
    • 3 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).
    • 4 Gray, George Arthur, The Descendants of George Holmes of Roxbury, 1594-1908, Boston: Press of David Clapp and Son (1908), 352, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 5 Kennedy, William Sloane, Oliver Wendell Holmes: Poet, Littérateur, Scientist, Boston: S. E. Cassino and Company (1883), 13, 19-20, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 6 Putnam, Elizabeth Cabot and James Jackson Putnam, The Hon. Jonathan Jackson and Hannah (Tracy) Jackson: Their Ancestors and Descendants, Unknown: Privately printed (1907), 27, Ancestry.com (Online Database).