Patriot: Holmes, John, Sr. (2, p.166)(6)

SAR #: Not found

DAR #: A057021 (6)


Date: before 1734 (6)




Spouse: Isabella Unknown (2)(6)


Children: John (2)(6) Josiah (2)

Support for American Revolution

Military Service:

Public Service: Grand Juror Rockville 1777. (6) Justice of the County Court 1781. (2)

Civilian Aid:

Oath of Allegiance: circa March 1778 before the Hon. William Deakins Jr. (2)

Residency: either Lower Newfoundland MC or Upper Newfoundland MC (2)


Date: circa 1777/1778 (6) Oct. 5, 1778 (6) 1778 (2)

Cemetery: (N)

Find-A-Grave #: Not found

Headstone GPS Coordinates:


Notes: Died in Rockville. (6) Buried originally at the Eli Bready Farm between Norbeck and Layhill Roads, per Sept. 8, 2013 email from Carol Cummings. Mont. Co. Cemetery Inventory states that burials were relocated to Norbeck Memorial Park in 2000. (3)

Last Updated: 2 / 3 / 2015

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Source Information Codes

(1) MDSSAR Patriot Index (no longer active)

(2) "Revolutionary Patriots of Montgomery County, Maryland 1776-1783" by Henry C. Peden, Jr.

(3) Montgomery County Cemetery Inventory

(4) Find A Grave

(5) NSSAR Patriot Research System

(6) NSDAR Genealogical Research System

(N) See Notes section of record for additional information about this field.

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