Betsey Holcombe

b. 9 May 1802
     Betsey Holcombe was born on 9 May 1802.1 She was the daughter of Medad Holcombe and Betsey Stevens.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 102.2.

Polly Holcombe

b. 29 November 1803
     Polly Holcombe was born on 29 November 1803.1 She was the daughter of Medad Holcombe and Betsey Stevens.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 102.2.

Frederick A. Holcombe1,2

b. 31 January 1807, d. 11 July 1886
     Frederick A. Holcombe was born on 31 January 1807 at North Guilford, CT. He was the son of Medad Holcombe and Betsey (or Polly) Benton. Frederick A. Holcombe married Mary Rogers, daughter of James Rogers, on 26 July 1827. Frederick A. Holcombe died on 11 July 1886 at Branford, New Haven Co., CT, at age 79.2

Made the first bent wagon shaft known; was a machinist. Celebrated his Golden Wedding anniversary in 1877 with Family Reunion.


Frederick and Mary were enumerated in the 1870 Branford, New Haven Co., CT, federal census. He was a manufacturer of carriages, age 63, she was 58. The only child in the household was Charles 24.


Frederick A. and Mary A. were enumerated in the 1880 Branford, New Haven Co., CT federal census (NA film T9-0107, page 549C). He was 75, a retired carriage maker, she was 69, born in Ireland as were both parents. Also in the household was Minnie 26.

Children of Frederick A. Holcombe and Mary Rogers

Citations

  1. [S23] Jesse Seaver, The Holcomb(e) Genealogy, Page 74.
  2. [S158] The American Historical Company Inc. Colonial Lineages, Vol. 22:Pg. 150/Item VIII.

Mary Rogers

b. 26 July 1811
     Mary Rogers was born on 26 July 1811 at Stony Creek, CT. She was the daughter of James Rogers. Mary Rogers married Frederick A. Holcombe, son of Medad Holcombe and Betsey (or Polly) Benton, on 26 July 1827.

Children of Mary Rogers and Frederick A. Holcombe

Elledine Holcombe

b. 18 September 1805
     Elledine Holcombe was born on 18 September 1805.1 She was the daughter of Medad Holcombe and Betsey (or Polly) Benton.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 102.2.

Louisa Holcombe

b. 19 October 1809, d. 3 June 1842
     Louisa Holcombe was born on 19 October 1809. She was the daughter of Medad Holcombe and Betsey (or Polly) Benton. Louisa Holcombe died on 3 June 1842 at age 32.

Henry Holcombe

b. 18 October 1811, d. 1 February 1842
     Henry Holcombe was born on 18 October 1811. He was the son of Medad Holcombe and Betsey (or Polly) Benton. Henry Holcombe died on 1 February 1842 at age 30.

Apollos Holcombe

b. July 1813, d. 22 July 1813
     Apollos Holcombe was born in July 1813. Apollos Holcombe was the child of Medad Holcombe and Betsey (or Polly) Benton. Apollos Holcombe died on 22 July 1813.

Sophia Holcombe

b. 4 February 1817
     Sophia Holcombe was born on 4 February 1817. She was the daughter of Medad Holcombe and Myrta (or Myrtle) Fowler.

William Ward Holcombe

b. 18 October 1818
     William Ward Holcombe was born on 18 October 1818. He was the son of Medad Holcombe and Myrta (or Myrtle) Fowler.

Children of William Ward Holcombe and Julia Wheaton

Myrta M. Holcombe1

b. 29 December 1820
     Myrta M. Holcombe was born on 29 December 1820. She was the daughter of Medad Holcombe and Myrta (or Myrtle) Fowler. Myrta M. Holcombe married William Edwin Weld, son of George Weld, on 23 September 1838 at Guilford, New Haven Co., CT.2

Children of Myrta M. Holcombe and William Edwin Weld

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 103.1/Item A-8-1-1-2-1-7-10.
  2. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 103.1.

William Edwin Weld

b. 1816
     William Edwin Weld was born in 1816 at Guilford, New Haven Co., CT. He was the son of George Weld. William Edwin Weld married Myrta M. Holcombe, daughter of Medad Holcombe and Myrta (or Myrtle) Fowler, on 23 September 1838 at Guilford, New Haven Co., CT.1

Children of William Edwin Weld and Myrta M. Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 103.1.

Lorenzo (Lorencia) Dow Holcombe

b. 5 November 1823, d. 25 February 1826
     Lorenzo (Lorencia) Dow Holcombe was born on 5 November 1823. Lorenzo (Lorencia) Dow Holcombe was the child of Medad Holcombe and Nancy Parnel Dudley. Lorenzo (Lorencia) Dow Holcombe died on 25 February 1826 at age 2.

Mary Ann Holcombe

b. 29 April 1826, d. 26 December 1826
     Mary Ann Holcombe was born on 29 April 1826. She was the daughter of Medad Holcombe and Nancy Parnel Dudley. Mary Ann Holcombe died on 26 December 1826.

John Medad Holcombe1

b. 29 September 1828
     John Medad Holcombe was born on 29 September 1828. He was the son of Medad Holcombe and Nancy Parnel Dudley. John Medad Holcombe married Levinnia Sherwood in April 1855.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 103.2/Item A-8-1-1-2-1-7-13.

Levinnia Sherwood

d. November 1865
     Levinnia Sherwood married John Medad Holcombe, son of Medad Holcombe and Nancy Parnel Dudley, in April 1855. Levinnia Sherwood died in November 1865.

Mary Barker Holcombe

b. 11 October 1831, d. 11 December 1831
     Mary Barker Holcombe was born on 11 October 1831. She was the daughter of Medad Holcombe and Nancy Parnel Dudley. Mary Barker Holcombe died on 11 December 1831.

Helen Holcombe

b. 17 September 1834, d. 13 March 1836
     Helen Holcombe was born on 17 September 1834. She was the daughter of Medad Holcombe and Nancy Parnel Dudley. Helen Holcombe died on 13 March 1836 at age 1.

Helen M. Holcombe1

b. 13 July 1838
     Some sources give Crittenden's first name as Charles. Helen M. Holcombe married Samuel H. Crittenden. Helen M. Holcombe was born on 13 July 1838. She was the daughter of Medad Holcombe and Nancy Parnel Dudley.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 103.2/Item A-8-1-1-2-1-7-16.

Samuel H. Crittenden

     Samuel H. Crittenden married Helen M. Holcombe, daughter of Medad Holcombe and Nancy Parnel Dudley.

Cecelia Holcombe1

b. 12 May 1842
     Cecelia Holcombe was born on 12 May 1842. She was the daughter of Medad Holcombe and Nancy Parnel Dudley. Cecelia Holcombe married William B. Cornell on 20 June 1866.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 103.2/Item A-8-1-1-2-1-7-17.

William B. Cornell

     William B. Cornell married Cecelia Holcombe, daughter of Medad Holcombe and Nancy Parnel Dudley, on 20 June 1866.

Lucius Holcombe

b. 4 February 1829, d. 15 December 1850
     Name may have been Jarius. Was an engineer. Lucius Holcombe was born on 4 February 1829 at Branford, New Haven Co., CT. He was the son of Frederick A. Holcombe and Mary Rogers. Lucius Holcombe died on 15 December 1850 at age 21.

John R. Holcombe1,2

b. 1 July 1831
     John R. Holcombe was born on 1 July 1831 at Branford, New Haven Co., CT. He was the son of Frederick A. Holcombe and Mary Rogers.

John and Emily were enumerated in the 1870 Branford, New Haven Co., CT, federal census. He was a fish peddler, age 39, she was 35. The only child in the chousehold was Frank 3.


John R. and Emily S. were enumerated in the 1880 Branford, New Haven Co., CT federal census. He was 49 and worked in a fish market, she was 45. The only child in the household was son Frank E. age 13, born in CT.

Child of John R. Holcombe and Emily Fowler

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, page 102.2/Item A-8-1-1-2-1-7-4-2.
  2. [S23] Jesse Seaver, The Holcomb(e) Genealogy, Page 74.

Frank E. Holcombe1

b. circa 1866
     Frank E. Holcombe was born circa 1866.2 He was the son of John R. Holcombe and Emily Fowler.

Seaver shows Frank as a son of John R. (Frederick, Medad, Nathaniel, Nathaniel,Nathaniel, Capt. Nathaniel, Lt. Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Thomas) on page 74.

McPherson shows Frank as a son of Martin Dennis (Calvin, Roger, Capt. Nathaniel, Lt. Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Thomas) on page 119.

There appears to be no other duplications in the families.

Children of Frank E. Holcombe and Grace Wilford

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 102.2/Item A-8-1-1-2-1-7-4-2-1.
  2. [S362] 1880 Federal Census,.

Wilford Holcombe

     Wilford Holcombe was the son of Frank E. Holcombe and Grace Wilford.

Esther Holcombe

     Esther Holcombe was the daughter of Frank E. Holcombe and Grace Wilford.

Fannie T. Holcombe

b. 9 March 1833
     Fannie T. Holcombe lived at Portland, Multnomah Co., OR. She was born on 9 March 1833 at Branford, New Haven Co., CT. She was the daughter of Frederick A. Holcombe and Mary Rogers.

Children of Fannie T. Holcombe and James Henry Page

George F. Holcombe

b. 8 February 1835
     George F. Holcombe was ELECTION at Mayor, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT. He was born on 8 February 1835 at Branford, New Haven Co., CT. He was the son of Frederick A. Holcombe and Mary Rogers.

Geo. F. and Ellen were enumerated in the 1900 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT, federal census. He was a carriage manufacturer, age 65, she was 61. Children in the household were Nellie B. 34, Frederick A. 26, and nephew Frederick 17 (perhaps the son of his deceased brother Henry).


It is perhaps Ellen who is living on Whitney Avenue in the 1920 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT, federal census and listed as "Mrs. George F. Holcomb", age 81. There were no other members of the family in the household.

Children of George F. Holcombe and Ellen Beach

Nellie Holcombe

b. circa May 1866
     Nellie Holcombe was born circa May 1866 at CT.1 She was the daughter of George F. Holcombe and Ellen Beach.

Citations

  1. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Frederick A. Holcombe

b. circa June 1873
     Frederick A. Holcombe was born circa June 1873.1,2 He was the son of George F. Holcombe and Ellen Beach. Frederick A. Holcombe married Edith Hart, daughter of Charels E. Hart.3

Frederice and Edith were enumerated in the 1920 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT, federal census, ED 357, page 3B. He was an automobile salesman, age 46, she was also 46. Her father, age 76, was living with them.

Citations

  1. [S39] 1920 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  2. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  3. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 103.1.

Edith Hart

b. circa 1873
     Edith Hart was born circa 1873.1 She was the daughter of Charels E. Hart.1 Edith Hart married Frederick A. Holcombe, son of George F. Holcombe and Ellen Beach.2

Citations

  1. [S39] 1920 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  2. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 103.1.

Henry A. Holcombe1

b. 21 February 1837, d. 1890
     Henry A. Holcombe was born on 21 February 1837 at Branford, New Haven Co., CT. He was the son of Frederick A. Holcombe and Mary Rogers. Henry A. Holcombe married Mary Wainwright on 1 May 1862.2 Henry A. Holcombe died in 1890 at South America.

Henry was educated at New Haven; engaged in export business; went to China in early 1870's; went to South America on water power projects. 3


Harry and Esther M. were enumerated in the 1870 Branford, New Haven Co., CT, federal census, next door to his parents. He was a manufacturer of carriages, age 24, she was 24. The only child in the household was Anna 1.

Children of Henry A. Holcombe and Mary Wainwright

Citations

  1. [S158] The American Historical Company Inc. Colonial Lineages, Vol. 22:Pg. 150/Item IX.
  2. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 103.1.
  3. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy.

Mary Wainwright

     Mary Wainwright died at South America. She married Henry A. Holcombe, son of Frederick A. Holcombe and Mary Rogers, on 1 May 1862.1

Children of Mary Wainwright and Henry A. Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 103.1.

Mary W. Holcombe

     Mary W. Holcombe was born at Chili. She was the daughter of Henry A. Holcombe and Mary Wainwright.

Frederick Wainwright Holcombe1,2

b. 15 February 1883, d. 9 December 1949
     Frederick Wainwright Holcombe was born on 15 February 1883 at Chile, South America. He was the son of Henry A. Holcombe and Mary Wainwright. Frederick Wainwright Holcombe married Dorothy Doolittle, daughter of Edgar Jared Doolittle Jr. and Martha Warner Couch, on 15 November 1911. Frederick Wainwright Holcombe died on 9 December 1949 at Waterbury, New Haven Co., CT, at age 66. He was buried at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden, New Haven Co., CT.

Frederick came to New Haven, CT on a sailing vessel at age 9 years from South America to live with his uncle, George F. Holcombe. He moved to Waterbury, CT, when 19 years old being employed in casting shops and mills of manufacturers, rising to manager.


from Colonial Lineages


His next move was to Meriden, CT, where he took over the paper box company of his father-in-law, E. J. Doolittle Company. After ten years, he withdrew from the latter company, and during the period of World War II, returned to the Scovill company to aid in the war work efforts. After this, he retired from the concern and spent the remaining years of his life in the peaceful pursuit of landscape gardening in Waterbury.

Children of Frederick Wainwright Holcombe and Dorothy Doolittle

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 103.1/Item A-8-1-1-2-1-7-4-5-2.
  2. [S158] The American Historical Company Inc. Colonial Lineages, Vol. 22:Pg. 150/Item X.

Amanda Alderman1

b. 1812
     Amanda Alderman was born in 1812.1 She was the daughter of Chester Alderman and Dorcas Haskins.1

Citations

  1. [S359] William Alderman Parker, Alderman, Page 482.

Child Alderman1

b. 1814
     Child Alderman was born in 1814.1 Child Alderman was the child of Chester Alderman and Dorcas Haskins.1

Citations

  1. [S359] William Alderman Parker, Alderman, Page 482.