John Holmes was born 15 June 1684 in Marshfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony to Israel Holmes (c1661-c1684) and Desire Doty (c1645-1731) and died 6 April 1754 in Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony of unspecified causes. He married Sarah Thomas (c1687-1761) 8 September 1720 in Marshfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony.


Offspring of John Holmes and Sarah Thomas (c1687-1761)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Thomas Holmes (1720-1792)
Sarah Holmes (1722-aft1789)
Samuel Holmes (1724-?)
Lydia Holmes (1729-?)
Ruth Holmes (1735-?)
John Holmes (1738-1827)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Mayflower Families Through Five Generations Vol 11 Edward Doty. Plymouth MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1996, p. 24.