Saturday, November 24, 2007

Jeremiah HOLMES

Jeremiah HOLMES
Originally uploaded by midgefrazel
Gravestone reads:

" In memory of Mr./ Jeremiah Holmes / who died march /8th 1791, in the 40th year of his age/ Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord"

This is the son of Cap't John HOLMES and his 3rd wife Hannah HULSE. Jeremiah was born 19 Nov 1751, bp. 2 Aug 1752 and died 8 March 1791. Wheeler's History of Stonington lists him incorrectly as Jedediah.

Jeremiah died at Mystic at age 39 on 8 March 1791.

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