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NORTHERN BRANCH HOLCOMB(E)
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Paternal lineage of:
JOHN HENRY HOLCOMB
SHARI DIANE HOLCOMB
William de Holcombe,-- born 1640-1650 in Pembrokeshire, Wales or Devonshire,England
was an Episcopalian and served in the Militia in England
resided in America 1680-1711; Married Hannah ?.
Had x children:
- William I--born 1678
- Henry--born October 12, 1680
in St. Stephens parish,
Northumberland County, Virginia
- Richard II--born 1682, married x and had 5 children:
James(1715), Richard III, Benjamin, John III(1720) and Joseph.
- John--born 1685
John Holcombe, Sr.--born about 1685
in King and Queen County, Virginia
[or 1685 in New Kent, Va]
died ?, Virginia;
married Elizabeth Lucy Grymes in 1706,
[daughter of John and ? ]
[and granddaughter of Thomas who]
[was a lt. gen'l under Cromwell ]
in Grewsbury, Gloucester County, Virginia
They had 5 children:
- John jr.
- James Philemon, born about 1720
- Grimes, born about 1725
John Jr.--born about 1712 in King and
Queen County, Virginia.
[or 1712 in St. Stephens Parish, Northumberland, VA, ]
Died after 1779 and before May 1781
in Surry County, North Carolina.
Married Elizabeth Lawrence on xxxxxxxxxx xx, xxxx.
(She was born 1710-1715 in King and Queen County, Virginia)
Died 1781 in Surry County, North Carolina.
They had 6 children:
- Lawrence, married Priscilla ? and had 6 children.
John III--born xxxxxxxx xx, 1730
in King William County(king and queen county), Virginia.
Moved to Surry County, NC late 1760' or early 1770's.
Moved to Madison County, NC abt. 1790-93.
Married Elizabeth May(Oxford?) on xxxxxxx xx, xxxx in Virginia.
They had x childen:
- John Grymes
May Holcomb --born about 1760.
(conflicting reports--one said in Virginia
and the other said Surry County, North Carolina.)
Died 1835 in Yancey County, North Carolina
Married Mary Stafford[born January 8, 1770] on xxxxxxx xx, xxxx;
[She died 1851-1852 in Jackson County, Kentucky.]
[Her parents were Henry and Elizabeth Stafford.]
They had 7 children:
- Obediah, 1784?
- Larkin, 1786/1792?
- Elizabeth, 1785
- Asa, 1796
- Winnie, born 1796, Surrey, NC;
died 1850-60, Clay, Kentucky
She married John Ponder in 1818
- Catherine, 1795?
Asa Holcomb --born xxxxxxxxx xx, 1796
in Buncombe, North Carolina(Tennessee?)
Married Mary ? in xxxxxxxx xx, 1824.
She was born in 1799 in Buncombe, North Carolina.
She died in 1835 in Piggott, Arkansas. Asa died in 1862 in Piggott.
They had 8 children:
- Sarah, 1824
- John, 1828
- Nancy, 1829
- Delphia, born December 6, 1834; died March 10, 1908 Westville, Oklahoma.
- Henry, 1832
- Ellen, 1834
- Wiley, 1838
- May Asa, jr., 1842
Asa remarried in 1836 in Piggott, Arkansas.
He married Rebecca Forrest.
She was born on July 26, 1805 in Yancey, N. Carolina.
She died in 1900 in Piggott, Arkansas.
They had 5 children:
- Cynthia, 1836
- Rebecca, 1838
- Mark, 1838
- Benjamin, 1842
- Alexander, 1845
Henry Holcomb was born November 17, 1832,
in Shelby County, Tennessee
He moved with his parents to Arkansas in 1836
and the family located in Greene County (now Clay County)
where Boydsville is now. He was ordained as a deacon
at New Hope Church in 1858 and was known to be an excellent singer.
He died March 3, 1917 (or 2-3-1912) and is buried in the
Holcomb Cemetery east of Pollard, Arkansas.
He was also a Mason
and EASTERN STAR LODGE #207 member
(member rolls--1887 to 1945)
He married twice and had 20 children in total:
He married Esenieth Forrest on February 17, 1850.
They had 11 children
- John Riley(Pompy), born October 6, 1850
- William Asa, born December 31, 1853(1854)
- Thomas Franklin, born October 22, 1855
- James Alexander, born January 28, 1857
- Francis Marion, born May 9, 1859
- Mary Ann, born April 3, 1861
- Jeremiah Columbus, born January 3,1863
- Martha Telitha, born March 14, 1865
She married Lemual Settlemoir; Died February 14, 1939
- Henry Milton, born March 8, 1867
- Essenith Emeline, born March 3, 1869
Esenieth died on March 24, 1869.
--possibly due to birth complications with last child--
The 1870 census also mentions another female, Mary, age 26,
born in Illinois, in Henry's household.
maybe a cousin/sister/aunt?
Married Sarah Florinda Meredith(Merridith?), on May 16, 1869
She was born May 14, 1852
in Clay County, Arkansas.
They had 9 children:
- Frederick Jackson, born March 15, 1870
- Alpha Oma, born December 18, 1871;married John Thomas Williams
- Daniel Meek(s), born March 31, 1873; died June 1938;
He married "Santa Fe" Mooney, on xxx xx, 1907
She was born in April 1880; died 1933; Full Cherokee
Both buried in Holcomb Cemetary, Piggott?Pollard, Arkansas
- Aura Elizabeth, born January 8, 1875
- Rhoda Matilda, born October 25, 1876
- Nancy Parilee, born August 8, 1878
- Mabell, born February 29, 1880
- Louis Samuel, born March 25, 1882
- Susie Frances, born October 21, 1884
- Frederick Jackson Holcomb--born March 15, 1870
in Clay County, Arkansas;
He was mayor of Piggott, Arkansas;
Married Hallie Alexander Dillow(born 1873) on xxxxxxx-xx-xxxx;
Frederick and Hattie died in 1926.
They are both
buried at Piggott, AR Cemetary(Old Part)
They had 9 children:
- Olin S.,
married Edna ?; 3 children; in service; Memphis, Tn
married George Brandon, a senator
- Frances Dola, a nurse
married Howard Anthony,a doctor;1 son-Bill;
Asheville, NC; lived in Fresno, CA
married Admiral Noble Dale Richardson;Centerpoint, Tx
- Dallas Carmen
married Merrill Jefferson;Indian Lake Estates, FL
- Ruel F., born June 2,1908
married Margie ?; no children; Memphis, Tn.
- Dallas Heedy Carmen Holcomb born February 12, 1898
in Holcomb, Missouri.
He was a barber by trade.
He fought in World War I.
He died suddenly on May 29,1949 of Heart Failure
Married Mabel Viola Mae LaBoone
on January 13, 1930 in Durant, Oklahoma;
They had two sons:
- Jackie Jean Holcomb, born August 20, 1936;
Died December 31, 1998 in Mesquite, Texas
Married Helen Louise Culpepper on August 27, 1955;
Died August 2, 2002 in Mesquite, Texas
Both interred at Restland Cemetary, Dallas, Texas
They had 2 children:
- David Randall Holcomb
Born February 3, 1963.
Married twice with 5 children
- Laura Gayle Holcomb
Born August 13, 1964.
Married twice with 2 children
- John Holcomb
married Norma Webb
in Albuquerque, New Mexico;
They had 1 child:
- Shari Diane Holcomb
in Old St. Paul Hospital in Dallas, Texas.
She married James Albert Hild
on January 1, 2001 at 0100 am
in a Civil Ceremony in Rockwall, Texas;
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Research this tidbit further:
Indian heritage is rumored, but no proof
This is interesting...(copied from genforum):
HOLCOMB, is listed on the DAWES Final Rolls,
and their tribe is Ckickasaws by blood.
I only saw were with Surname being Holcomb:
Try FTW CD's
*note: no relation to my line so far.*
Also, it seems that
early records had us listed as HALCOMBE as well
was probably due to spelling errors
more than anything else.
It also seems that some made the change to no -e in the late 1700's
Holcomb, Nationbuilders, pages 648--651
"William Holcomb and Simon Gross -
Families and Descendants" by L. Margaret (Holcomb) Wellborn
1870 Greene County, AR Census
HISTORY OF BETHLEHEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION
OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS,Published 1993
Holcomb/Holcombe, et al. GenWeb Project
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