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Holmes Merchants of Belfast

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Re: Holmes Merchants of Belfast

Posted: 3 Feb 2007 6:59PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Holmes, McCaw
Tidbits of family history left by my Holmes lines states they came from Belfast in the late 1790s. Alexander Holmes married Jane McCaw abt. 1790. They left Ireland for the US and are first located in Wythe Co. Virginia in 1793 Tax Lists. They named their oldest sons David, John, and William. Alexander was a schoolmaster in Virginia and Kentucky for over thirty years. I would be interested in knowing if you have extended family members of the John and James Holmes (merchants) listed in your former query. Any information helping me connect or find the orgin of my Holmes family in Belfast, Cos. Antrim or Down would greatly be appreciated.
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firearrow1 30 Jan 2005 6:24PM GMT 
Hugh Macartney 30 Jan 2005 8:27PM GMT 
mlh40 4 Feb 2007 1:59AM GMT 
firearrow1 4 Feb 2007 5:08PM GMT 
hughm86 4 Feb 2007 9:10PM GMT 
mlh40 9 Feb 2007 9:03PM GMT 
Donna J Glasg... 22 Jun 2007 4:02AM GMT 
Donna J Glasg... 22 Jun 2007 4:21AM GMT 
firearrow1 23 Jun 2007 12:42AM GMT 
lqnn1 1 May 2008 9:48PM GMT 
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