Milo Emerson Hayes

b. 18 June 1841, d. 25 October 1911
     Milo Emerson Hayes was born on 18 June 1841. He was the son of Chester Hayes and Fidelia Holcombe.1 Milo Emerson Hayes died on 25 October 1911 at Southern Pines, Moore Co., NC, at age 70. He was buried at Granby, Hartford Co., CT.

Apparently the Emerson Hayes enumerated in the 1910 McNeills, Moore Co., NC, federal census. He was 68, wife Otheila was 63. They had never had any children.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 145.2.

Col. Jotham Bush

     Col. Jotham Bush married Mary Taylor.

Child of Col. Jotham Bush and Mary Taylor

Mary Taylor

     Mary Taylor married Col. Jotham Bush.

Child of Mary Taylor and Col. Jotham Bush

Howard A. Evarts

b. 7 November 1877
     Howard A. Evarts was born on 7 November 1877 at Hartford, Hartford Co., CT.1 He was the son of Reuben L. Evarts and Georgianna Pearl. Howard A. Evarts married Della A. Hayes, daughter of William Lorenzo Hayes Jr. and Ida May Emmons, on 22 June 1904.1

Child of Howard A. Evarts and Della A. Hayes

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 57.

Della A. Hayes

b. 26 March 1877
     Della A. Hayes was born on 26 March 1877.1 She was the daughter of William Lorenzo Hayes Jr. and Ida May Emmons.1,2 Della A. Hayes married Howard A. Evarts, son of Reuben L. Evarts and Georgianna Pearl, on 22 June 1904.3

Child of Della A. Hayes and Howard A. Evarts

Citations

  1. [S239] Dororthy Dean Viets Schell, Viets Female, Page 57.
  2. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 75.
  3. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 57.

Joseph Ledgard

b. 19 February 1881, d. 30 April 1943
     Joseph Ledgard was born on 19 February 1881 at Maynard, MA.1 He was the son of Charles Ledgard and Elizabeth Parkin. Joseph Ledgard married Avena I. Hayes, daughter of William Lorenzo Hayes Jr. and Ida May Emmons, on 5 June 1907.1 Joseph Ledgard died on 30 April 1943 at Hartford, Hartford Co., CT, at age 62.1

Child of Joseph Ledgard and Avena I. Hayes

Citations

  1. [S239] Dororthy Dean Viets Schell, Viets Female, Page 58.

Avena I. Hayes

b. 20 May 1884
     Avena I. Hayes was born on 20 May 1884 at East Hartland, Hartford Co., CT.1 She was the daughter of William Lorenzo Hayes Jr. and Ida May Emmons. Avena I. Hayes married Joseph Ledgard, son of Charles Ledgard and Elizabeth Parkin, on 5 June 1907.1

Child of Avena I. Hayes and Joseph Ledgard

Citations

  1. [S239] Dororthy Dean Viets Schell, Viets Female, Page 58.

Orpha L. Holcombe

b. 30 June 1820
Orpha (Holcombe) Holcombe
Photo Courtesy Diana Dee Doiron
     Orpha L. Holcombe was also known as Roxa Orpha Holcombe. She was born on 30 June 1820 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Holcombe and Lucinda Holcombe. Orpha L. Holcombe married Nahum Holcombe Jr., son of Nahum Holcombe and Rebecca Moore. Orpha L. Holcombe was buried on 24 May 1899 at West Granby Cemetery, Granby, Hartford Co., CT.2

Children of Orpha L. Holcombe and Nahum Holcombe Jr.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 63.2.
  2. [S419] Carol Laun, Beneath These Stones, Page 116.

Lucinda Holcombe

     Lucinda Holcombe was the daughter of Nahum Holcombe Jr. and Orpha L. Holcombe.

Dayton Holcombe

b. 25 August 1819
     Dayton Holcombe was born on 25 August 1819. He was the son of Orator Holcombe and Cyrena Reed.

Harriet Holcombe

b. February 1821
     Harriet Holcombe was born in February 1821. She was the daughter of Orator Holcombe and Cyrena Reed.

Luna C. Holcombe

b. 12 February 1823
     Luna C. Holcombe was born on 12 February 1823 at West Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT. She was the daughter of Orator Holcombe and Cyrena Reed.

Munson Holcombe1,2

b. 31 March 1824, d. 9 March 1907
     Munson Holcombe was born on 31 March 1824 at West Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT.3 He was the son of Orator Holcombe and Cyrena Reed. Munson Holcombe married Frances Amelia Holcombe, daughter of Nahum Holcombe Jr. and Sabra Holcombe, circa 1871. Munson Holcombe died on 9 March 1907 at age 82.3 He was buried at Center Cemetery, Granby, Hartford Co., CT.

Munson and Fanny were enumerated in the 1880 Granby, Hartford Co., CT, census with daughter Mattie. Boarder Henry Flagg and servant Marie Clark were also in the household.

Munson and Fanny were enumerated in the 1900 census of Granby, page 7B, line 90, with daughter Mattie and her husband Charles.

Child of Munson Holcombe and Frances Amelia Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S23] Jesse Seaver, The Holcomb(e) Genealogy, Page 63.
  2. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 192.2/Item A-8-1-10-13-2-5.
  3. [S161] Carol A. Laun, Granby Center Cemetery, Page 112.

Osborn Holcombe

b. 1 July 1828
     Osborn Holcombe was born on 1 July 1828. He was the son of Orator Holcombe and Cyrena Reed.

Chauncey Dayton Holcombe1,2

b. 11 March 1830, d. 14 April 1918
     Chauncey Dayton Holcombe was born on 11 March 1830 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. He was the son of Orator Holcombe and Cyrena Reed. Chauncey Dayton Holcombe married Hannah Irene Buell, daughter of Peter Orsamus Buell and Irene Dexter, on 18 October 1859 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT. Chauncey Dayton Holcombe died on 14 April 1918 at West Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT, at age 88.3 He was buried at Simsbury Cemetery, Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT.4

Chauncey and Hannah were enumerated in the 1880 Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT, federal census. He was a farmer, age 50; she was 43. Children in the household were Anna C. 19, Flora E. 15, Irene L. 10, Buel T. 6, and Dexter R. 3. Also enumerated was mother-in-law Irene Buel, 70, and laborer John Kelly, 59.


Chauncey is recorded in the 1900 Simsbury census with Hannah, Annie, Buell, Dexter, and ward Caroline Ross.


Chauncey and Hannah were enumerated in the 1910 Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT, federal census. He was a farmer age 80, she was 73. Children still in the household were Anna C. 49, Buell T. 34, and Dexter R. 33.

From the Courant 15 April 1918:

Chauncey D. Holcomb, for many years one of the most prominent farmers in the western part of the town, died at his home this afternoon of old age. He was born in Granby, a son of Orator and Serena (Weed) Holcomb, and was the last member of a family of nine children. He was born March 11, 1830 and was probably the oldest person in town. He was married to Hannah A. Buell of Simsbury in 1859 and had lived in Simsbury since then. He leaves four children. Mrs. Frank Alford of New York city; Buell T. Holcomb, Dexter Holcomb and Miss Anna Holcomb, all of Simsbury. The funeral will be held in the family home at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon. The burial will be in the Simsbury Cemetery.

Children of Chauncey Dayton Holcombe and Hannah Irene Buell

Citations

  1. [S65] Deanna Holcomb Bowman Thomas Holcomb and other Simsbury, Connecticut Settlers, Vol. II:Pg. 129/Item 810a26.
  2. [S104] DAR DAR Lineage book, Vol 46:Pg. 270/Item 45632 as viewed at ancestry.com.
  3. [S284] Courant, 15 April 1918.
  4. [S344] Joyce A. Cahill Simsbury Cemetery, Page 159.

Hannah Irene Buell1

b. 16 January 1837, d. 20 December 1914
     Hannah Irene Buell was born on 16 January 1837 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT. She was the daughter of Peter Orsamus Buell and Irene Dexter. Hannah Irene Buell married Chauncey Dayton Holcombe, son of Orator Holcombe and Cyrena Reed, on 18 October 1859 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT. Hannah Irene Buell died on 20 December 1914 at West Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT, at age 77. She was buried at Simsbury Cemetery, Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT.2

From the Courant 21 December 1914:

Mrs. Hannah Buell Holcomb, wife of Godfrey D. Holcomb of West Simsbury, died at her home this afternoon, after a brief illness, of pleuro-pneumonia. She was born January 16, 1837, in the house where she died and where she lived all her life. She was the daughter of Irene Dexter and Peter O. Buell, her ancestors coming from Windsor with the first settlers and building a log cabin opposite the present Holcomb house, which is the old Buell homestead built in 1781. Mrs. Holcomb was a member of the First Church of Christ, Simsbury, for more than sixty years, and attended services there the week before her death. Besides her husband, she leaves four children, Mrs Frank Alford of Middletown and Anna, Buell, and Dexter Holcomb of Simsbury. Another daughter, Irene Holcomb Wilcox, died several years ago. She also leaves three grandchildren, Stuart Alford of Middletown, Helen and Howard Wilcox of Winsted.

The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the family home in West Simsbury. The burial will be in the Simsbury Center Cemetery.

Children of Hannah Irene Buell and Chauncey Dayton Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S104] DAR DAR Lineage book, Vol. 2/Item 15995.
  2. [S344] Joyce A. Cahill Simsbury Cemetery, Page 160.

Ann C. Holcombe

b. 1 July 1833, d. 5 April 1849
     Ann C. Holcombe was also known as Electa Holcombe.1 She was born on 1 July 1833. She was the daughter of Orator Holcombe and Cyrena Reed. Ann C. Holcombe died on 5 April 1849 at age 15.2

Citations

  1. [S67] 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, On-line, Granby, Hartford Co., CT.
  2. [S161] Carol A. Laun, Granby Center Cemetery, Page 111.

Burt R. Holcombe

b. 16 February 1838
     Burt R. Holcombe was born on 16 February 1838. He was the son of Orator Holcombe and Cyrena Reed.

Nathaniel Griffin II

b. 24 May 1706
     Nathaniel and Elizabeth were cousins. Nathaniel Griffin II married Elizabeth Griffin, daughter of Ephraim Griffin. Nathaniel Griffin II was born on 24 May 1706 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT. He was the son of Thomas Griffin and Elizabeth Welton.

Children of Nathaniel Griffin II and Elizabeth Griffin

Elizabeth Griffin

     Elizabeth Griffin was the daughter of Ephraim Griffin. Elizabeth Griffin married Nathaniel Griffin II, son of Thomas Griffin and Elizabeth Welton.

Children of Elizabeth Griffin and Nathaniel Griffin II

Ephraim Griffin

Child of Ephraim Griffin

Pliny Holcombe1,2

b. 1764
     Dr. Custine, whose relationship has not been learned, except that he was uncle of Pliny's orphans, brought Pliny's widow and four minor orphans to Carlisle, Cumberland Co., Pa. Pliny Holcombe was born in 1764 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. He was the son of David Holcombe II and Elizabeth Griffin. Pliny Holcombe died at Louisville, KY.

Children of Pliny Holcombe and Rachel Eno

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 120.2/Item A-8-1-2-2-6.
  2. [S65] Deanna Holcomb Bowman Thomas Holcomb and other Simsbury, Connecticut Settlers, Vol. I.:Pg. 153/Item 81226.

Deborah Holcombe1

b. 14 February 1767
     Moved with brother, Pliny Holcombe and family to Louisville, KY. Deborah Holcombe was born on 14 February 1767 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. She was the daughter of David Holcombe II and Elizabeth Griffin. Deborah Holcombe married Ninian Griffin, son of Benoni Griffin and Mary DeLacy, in 1788.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 121.1/Item A-8-1-2-2-7.

Levi Holcombe1

b. 29 July 1769, d. 26 December 1823
     Levi Holcombe was born on 29 July 1769 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT.2 He was the son of David Holcombe II and Elizabeth Griffin. Levi Holcombe married Charity Warner on 16 October 1798. Levi Holcombe married Mary Hayes, daughter of Daniel Hayes III and Mary Holcombe, on 22 July 1804. Levi Holcombe died on 26 December 1823 at Consumption at age 54.2

There were three men named Levi Holcomb born around the same time and the genealogies have them confused. The First Congregational Church records refer to Levi Holcomb 1st, Levi Holcomb 2nd and sometimes just Levi Holcomb. The same is true in Granby Town Records. Unfortunately, there is no consistency. 3

The other two are Levi, son of Ezra and Phoebe Gillet Holcomb, and Levi, son of Joseph and Elizabeth Wilcox Holcomb.

Children of Levi Holcombe and Charity Warner

Children of Levi Holcombe and Mary Hayes

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 121/Item A-8-1-2-2-9.
  2. [S161] Carol A. Laun, Granby Center Cemetery, Page 141.
  3. [S747] Carol Laun, "David Holcombe," e-mail to James Holcombe, 16 January 2012.

Abijah Copers

     Abijah Copers was the child of Purchase Copers and Theodocia Holcombe.

Sylvester Copers

     Sylvester Copers was the son of Purchase Copers and Theodocia Holcombe.

Azariah Halladay II

     Azariah Halladay II was the son of Azariah Halladay and Lucretia Holcombe.

Jedediah Halladay

     Jedediah Halladay was the son of Azariah Halladay and Lucretia Holcombe.

Theodore Halladay

     Theodore Halladay was the son of Azariah Halladay and Lucretia Holcombe.

Selah Halladay

     Selah Halladay was the child of Azariah Halladay and Lucretia Holcombe.

Philo Halladay

     Philo Halladay was the son of Azariah Halladay and Lucretia Holcombe.

Sarah Holcombe1

b. 23 December 1794, d. 5 May 1863
     Sarah Holcombe was born on 23 December 1794 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. She was the daughter of Joel Holcombe and Sarah Warner. Sarah Holcombe married Elisha Patch at Cattaragus or Onondaga Co., NY. Sarah Holcombe died on 5 May 1863 at age 68. She was buried at Paine Road Cemetery, Leroy, Lake Co., OH.

Children of Sarah Holcombe and Elisha Patch

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 120.1/Item A-8-1-2-2-5-1.

Seymour Holcombe

d. young
     Seymour Holcombe died young. He was the son of Joel Holcombe and Sarah Warner.

Nancy Holcombe1

     Nancy Holcombe was the daughter of Joel Holcombe and Sarah Warner.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 120.1/Item A-8-1-2-2-5-3.

Frances Holcombe1

     Fannie was a lover of flowers, growing them continuously. Lived first near Grand River, Lake Co., OH, and later in Leroy, OH. She endured many crises of pioneer life there. Frances Holcombe was the daughter of Joel Holcombe and Sarah Warner.

Children of Frances Holcombe and James Wright

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 120.1/Item A-8-1-2-2-5-4.

Marcus Holcombe1,2

b. 20 April 1802, d. 24 June 1880
     Marcus Holcombe was born on 20 April 1802 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. He was the son of Joel Holcombe and Sarah Warner. Marcus Holcombe married Louisa Brooks, daughter of David Brooks, on 27 February 1833 at Madison, Lake Co., OH. Marcus Holcombe died on 24 June 1880 at age 78.

Marcus is recorded in the 1850 census of Leroy, Lake Co., OH, as farmer, owning real estate.


Marcus and Louisa were enumerated in the 1880 Perry, Lake Co. OH, federal census. He was a retired farmer, age 78, she was 73. Children in the household were Delorna M. 34, daughter-in-law Emily J. 27, and granddaughter Frances B. 10 months.


Marcus Holcomb was eighteen years old when he landed with his father's family in Lake County, Ohio. He was married here to Lovisa Brooks, a native of Bennington, Vermont, born May 1807. In 1815, when she was seven years old, she came to his country what her father, David Brooks, who settled on the South Ridge. After her marriage to Mr. Holcomb they settled in Leroy Township and lived there until 1853, when they moved to the south part of Perry Township. About the time the War broke out Marcus Holcomb located on the farm, on which his son, Derearth R., now lives, and here spent the remaining years of his life. He worked on the Concord conference and also on the railroad furnace. When a young man he was an exceptionally good of woodchopper, receiving extra pay for
his work.

Children of Marcus Holcombe and Louisa Brooks

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 120.1/Item A-8-1-2-2-5-5.
  2. [S104] DAR DAR Lineage book, Vol. XCVIII:Pg. 194/Item 97628.

Elisha Patch

b. 30 July 1791, d. 14 July 1869
     Elisha Patch was born on 30 July 1791 at NY. He married Sarah Holcombe, daughter of Joel Holcombe and Sarah Warner, at Cattaragus or Onondaga Co., NY. Elisha Patch died on 14 July 1869 at age 77, and was buried at Paine Road Cemetery, Leroy, Lake Co., OH.

Children of Elisha Patch and Sarah Holcombe

Louisa Brooks

b. 1 May 1807, d. 29 October 1883
     Louisa Brooks was born on 1 May 1807 at Bennington, VT. She was the daughter of David Brooks. Louisa Brooks married Marcus Holcombe, son of Joel Holcombe and Sarah Warner, on 27 February 1833 at Madison, Lake Co., OH. Louisa Brooks died on 29 October 1883 at Perry, Lake Co., OH, at age 76.

Children of Louisa Brooks and Marcus Holcombe

Delorna Marcus Holcombe1,2

b. 26 April 1834, d. 15 April 1914
     Delorna Marcus Holcombe was born on 26 April 1834 at Leroy, Lake Co., OH. He was the son of Marcus Holcombe and Louisa Brooks. Delorna Marcus Holcombe married Jane Hulburt, daughter of Henry Hulburt and Martha (?), in 1861 at Lake Co., OH.3 Delorna Marcus Holcombe died on 15 April 1914 at age 79.3

Delorna and Jane were enumerated in the 1900 Madison, Lake Co., OH, federal census. He was 66, she was 57. There were no children in the household.

Children of Delorna Marcus Holcombe and Jane Hulburt

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 120.1/Item A-8-1-2-2-5-5-1.
  2. [S104] DAR DAR Lineage book, Vol. XCVIII:Pg 194/Item 97628.
  3. [S659] Victoria Clingman, "Delorna Marcus Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 12 July 2008.

Lidora L. Holcombe

b. 25 November 1836, d. 17 March 1909
     Lidora L. Holcombe was born on 25 November 1836 at Leroy, Lake Co., OH. She was the daughter of Marcus Holcombe and Louisa Brooks. Lidora L. Holcombe died on 17 March 1909 at Painesville, Lake Co., OH, at age 72.

Child of Lidora L. Holcombe and Walter Palmer

Dereath R. Holcombe1

b. 18 December 1845
     Dereath R. Holcombe was born on 18 December 1845 at Leroy, Lake Co., OH. He was the son of Marcus Holcombe and Louisa Brooks. Dereath R. Holcombe married Emma J. Champion, daughter of Joel Champion and Jemima Gardner, on 20 May 1869 at Perry, Lake Co., OH. Dereath R. Holcombe married Lutn (?) circa 1896.2

A farmer, musician, long a director of bands, attended High School, Painesville, OH, and served on Twp. school board of Perry, Lake Co., OH.

When he was twenty he began working the home place on the shores and conducted the farm successfully. He now owns 100 acres, all improved land, and is engaged in general farming. Mr. Holcomb affiliates with the Democratic Party. He has served as a member of the School Board for a number of years.


Dereath and Emily were enumerated in the 1880 Perry, Lake Co., OH, federal census, ED 88, in the household of his father, Marcus. Frances B. was 10 months old.

D.R. and Lutn were enumerated in the 1900 Perry, Lake Co., OH, federal census. He was a farmer, age 44, she was 45. They had been married 3 years. The only child in the house was daughter Frank, 20.

Child of Dereath R. Holcombe and Emma J. Champion

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 120/Item A-8-1-2-2-5-5-3.
  2. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Jane Hulburt

b. April 1843, d. 1924
     Jane Hulburt was born in April 1843 at OH.1 She was the daughter of Henry Hulburt and Martha (?) Jane Hulburt married Delorna Marcus Holcombe, son of Marcus Holcombe and Louisa Brooks, in 1861 at Lake Co., OH.2 Jane Hulburt died in 1924.

Children of Jane Hulburt and Delorna Marcus Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  2. [S659] Victoria Clingman, "Delorna Marcus Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 12 July 2008.

Dellow A. Holcombe1

b. 1863, d. 21 December 1932
     Dellow A. Holcombe was born in 1863 at Thompson, Geauga Co., OH.2,3 He was the son of Delorna Marcus Holcombe and Jane Hulburt.3 Dellow A. Holcombe married Maude Bostovich on 30 April 1889 at Geauga Co., OH. Dellow A. Holcombe died on 21 December 1932 at OH.3

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 120.2/Item A-8-1-2-2-5-5-1-1.
  2. [S362] 1880 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  3. [S659] Victoria Clingman, "Delorna Marcus Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 12 July 2008.