Thomas HOLMES

Male 1877 - 1949


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  • Name  Thomas HOLMES 
    Born  14 Jun 1877  Thorah Twp., Ontario County Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened  08 Jul 1877  St. Joseph's Church, Beaverton Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  13 Dec 1949  Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  16 Dec 1949  Edmonton Catholic Cemetery, Sec. P. block7, #43 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I1994  Andrew HOLMES Family Tree
    Last Modified  19 Apr 2013 

    Father  Charles HOLMES,   b. 10 Apr 1851, Mara Twp. Ontario Co. North, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1903, Mara Twp. Ontario Co. North, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary KELLY,   b. 26 Aug 1859, Mara Twp. Ontario Co. North, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1907, Mara Twp. Ontario Co. North, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  02 Jul 1876  St. Columbkille, Uptergrove, Mara Twp., Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID  F655  Group Sheet

    Family  Catherine Nora MCCANN,   b. 24 Aug 1882, Belmont Twp., Peterborough Co. (East), Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Jun 1904  United Counties of Northhumberland & Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Joseph Francis HOLMES,   b. 18 Apr 1905, Orillia, Simcoe Co., Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Feb 1908, Mara Twp. lot 10, Co. 10, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Michael Everett HOLMES,   b. 15 Sep 1907, Mara Twp. lot 10, Co. 10, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1960, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Susannah 'Susie" HOLMES,   b. 19 Aug 1909, Trenville, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Nov 1972, Wabamun, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Louis Thomas HOLMES,   b. Jun 1910, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1973, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Joseph Francis HOLMES,   b. Aft 1916, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1973
     6. Margaret Dorothy Ilona HOLMES,   b. 15 Oct 1921, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Dec 1989, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F922  Group Sheet

  • Genealogical Notes 
    • At the time of his first born, Joseph Francis, in 1905, Thomas and Catherine were living in Orillia, Thomas was a Carpenter. By September 1907, they were living in Mara Twp., Con. 10, lot 10-- per the birth registration, of Michael Everett and Thomas lists his occupations as a Carpenter. In February 1908, Joseph Francis dies in a house fire, in Udney. Shortly after that Thomas, Catherine and son Michael relocated to Western Canada, they had a daughter Susan in Saskatchewan, and in 1910 a son Louis, in Alberta, the 1911 census reveals all 5 living in Nakusp, Slocan Riding, Kootney B.C.. Thomas is listed as a labourer, doing odd jobs. The 1916 census has the family living in Edmonton East, Alberta, Thomas is now a farmer.

      obit from theEdmonton Journal, Dec. 15, 1949, page 22 : THOMAS HOLMES-- On Dec. 13, Mr. Thomas Holmes of Bon Accord, Alberta passed away at the age of 76 years. He leaves to mourn his loss 2 daughters and 3 sons. Mrs. Howard Kelly, Calgary; Michael, Bon Accord; Mrs. Omer Saligo, Louis and Joseph of Edmonton
      The funeral will be held on Friday morning at 8:30am from Connelly-McKinley funeral home to St. Alphonsus Church where servives will be held at 9 o'clock. Rev. Father Malone C.S.R. will officiate and the internment will take place in the Edomonton Catholic Cemetery......

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] obituary, Edmonton Journal, p. 22, Dec. 15, 1949.
      Thomas Holmes- died -Dec. 13, 1949

    2. [S27] archives of Ont. --marriages, MS932-21 #007761, Mara Twp..
      Charles Holmes 24, of Brechin, born Mara, labourer, son of Andrew Holmes & Rose McLean, married Mary Kelly, 17, of Mara, born Mara, daug. of Thomas Kelly & Catherine Moffatt. Witness Daniel Homes & Eliza Egan. 2 July 1876, Mara, by Rev. P. Rey- St. Columbkille, Uptergrove.

    3. [S27] archives of Ont. --marriages, MS 932-115; 013457.


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