Florence C. Cowan

b. circa 1890
     Florence C. Cowan was born circa 1890 at Canada.1 She married Lester E. Holcombe, son of Andrew A. Holcombe and Elizabeth A. Parmeter.

Children of Florence C. Cowan and Lester E. Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S39] 1920 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Edna Elizabeth Holcombe

b. 13 September 1911, d. 8 May 1997
     Edna Elizabeth Holcombe was born on 13 September 1911. She was the daughter of Lester E. Holcombe and Florence C. Cowan. Edna Elizabeth Holcombe died on 8 May 1997 at Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY, at age 85.1

Citations

  1. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 094-01-0695.

Howard C. Holcombe

b. 5 August 1918, d. 1984
     Howard C. Holcombe was born on 5 August 1918. He was the son of Lester E. Holcombe and Florence C. Cowan. Howard C. Holcombe married Helen Jean Hunter. Howard C. Holcombe died in 1984.

Child of Howard C. Holcombe and Helen Jean Hunter

Ruth F. Holcombe

b. 23 September 1919
     Ruth F. Holcombe was born on 23 September 1919. She was the daughter of Lester E. Holcombe and Florence C. Cowan.

Ada Elizabeth Holcombe

b. 9 April 1920
     Ada Elizabeth Holcombe was born on 9 April 1920. She was the daughter of Howard Morton Holcombe and Jemima Lawson Green.

Elizabeth Filley

b. 4 March 1650
     Bowman states that Martha is dau of David and Elizabeth Filley Winchel; but Stiles does not list a daughter Martha of David and Elizabeth. Elizabeth Filley was born on 4 March 1650. She was the daughter of William Filley and Margaret (?) Elizabeth Filley married David Winchell, son of Robert Winchell, on 17 November 1669 at Windsor, Hartford Co., CT.1

Children of Elizabeth Filley and David Winchell

Citations

  1. [S695] Edwin Stanley Welles, Welles, page 12.

Timothy Holcombe

     Drowned when a small boy. Timothy Holcombe was born at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. He was the son of Jesse Holcombe and Mehitable Winchell.

Martha Holcombe

b. 11 July 1799, d. 8 February 1848
     Martha Holcombe was born on 11 July 1799 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. She was the daughter of Jesse Holcombe and Mehitable Winchell. Martha Holcombe died on 8 February 1848 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT, at age 48.

Chloe Holcombe1

b. 26 September 1802, d. 26 September 1872
     Chloe Holcombe was born on 26 September 1802 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. She was the daughter of Jesse Holcombe and Mehitable Winchell. Chloe Holcombe died on 26 September 1872 at age 70.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 111.1/Item A-8-1-1-8-6-3.

Amassa Ladd Holcombe1,2

b. 7 February 1804, d. 17 September 1896
     Amassa Ladd Holcombe was born on 7 February 1804 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. He was the son of Jesse Holcombe and Mehitable Winchell. Amassa Ladd Holcombe married Amarilla Booth Garlick on 12 February 1827. Amassa Ladd Holcombe died on 17 September 1896 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT, at age 92. Lawyer, staunch Republican; recorded in the 1850 census of Isle la Motte as a farmer. He contributed to the Holcombe family genealogical collection of Dr. William Frederick Holcombe on which both the Seaver and McPherson books are based. He practiced law in town for 54 years, retired farmer, owned 85 acres occupied by D. George.

Children of Amassa Ladd Holcombe and Amarilla Booth Garlick

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 111.1/Item A-8-1-1-8-6-4.
  2. [S23] Jesse Seaver, The Holcomb(e) Genealogy.

Timothy Holcombe1

b. 8 March 1806, d. 1 July 1877
     Recorded in the 1850 census of Isle La Motte living in the home of his sister, Speede.

Recorded in the 1860 census of Isel La Motte living in the home of his sister, Mary. Timothy Holcombe was born on 8 March 1806 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. He was the son of Jesse Holcombe and Mehitable Winchell. Timothy Holcombe died on 1 July 1877 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT, at age 71.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 111.2/Item A-8-1-1-8-6-5.

Speede Holcombe1

b. 7 December 1809, d. 17 September 1856
     Speede Holcombe was born on 7 December 1809 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. She was the daughter of Jesse Holcombe and Mehitable Winchell. Speede Holcombe died on 17 September 1856 at age 46.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 111.2/Item A-8-1-1-8-6-6.

Jesse Winchell Holcombe1

b. 8 February 1812, d. 19 February 1856
     Jesse Winchell Holcombe was born on 8 February 1812 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. He was the son of Jesse Holcombe and Mehitable Winchell. Jesse Winchell Holcombe married Minerva K. Hill, daughter of Ira Hill and Jane A. Sewel. Jesse Winchell Holcombe married Phebe Loop Hill, daughter of Calvin Hill and Mercy Pike, in 1843 at Essex, VT. Jesse Winchell Holcombe died on 19 February 1856 at age 44.

Jesse and Phebe were enumerated in the 1850 Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT, federal census. He was a merchant age 38, she was 24. Children in the household were Alice L. 6, and Oscar 4.


Oscar and Florence were enumerated in the 1860 Isle La Motte census in the household of uncle Ephriam.


Oscar 22, Alice 24, and Florence 18, were enumerated in the 1870 Isle La Motte census in the household of Melvin B. Hyde and wife Phebe. Did mother Phebe remarry? Next door was the family of Henry and Juno Holcombe who had a 2 month old son named Jesse. The IGI shows a Phoebe Loop Hill who married 23 Dec 1856 in Isle La Motte to Melvin John Hyde.

Children of Jesse Winchell Holcombe and Phebe Loop Hill

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 111.2/Item A-8-1-1-8-6-7.

Ephraim Holcombe1

b. 10 March 1814, d. 20 September 1896
     Ephraim Holcombe was born on 10 March 1814 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. He was the son of Jesse Holcombe and Mehitable Winchell. Ephraim Holcombe died on 20 September 1896 at age 82.

Manufacturer, potash, general merchant, fruit grower 2,100 trees, and farmer 180 acres.

Ephraim and Mercy were enumerated in the 1860 Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT, federal census, page 74. Children in the household were Byron 13, Mahlon B. 9, Oscar A. 19, and Florence 8. Oscar is probably the son of Ephraim's brother, Jesse Winchell Holcombe, who had died in 1856. Florence could also be a daughter of Jesse.

Children of Ephraim Holcombe and Mercy Hill

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 111.2/Item A-8-1-1-8-6-8.

Electa Holcombe

b. 15 September 1816, d. 1895
     Electa Holcombe was born on 15 September 1816 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. She was the daughter of Jesse Holcombe and Mehitable Winchell. Electa Holcombe married Ichabod Dawson on 12 October 1847 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. Electa Holcombe died in 1895. She was buried at East Beekmantown Cemetery, Beekmantown, Clinton Co., NY.

Ichabod and Electa moved to Beekmantown, Clinton Co., NY soon after 1840.

Mary Holcombe1

b. 21 January 1820, d. 7 August 1899
     Mary Holcombe was born on 21 January 1820 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. She was the daughter of Jesse Holcombe and Mehitable Winchell. Mary Holcombe married Nelson Strong Hill after 1840. Mary Holcombe died on 7 August 1899 at Brasher Centre, NY, at age 79.

Recorded in the 1850 census of Isle La Motte, having her mother, Mehitable, living in their home.

Nelson and Mary were recorded in the 1860 Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT, federal census, page 76. Nelson was a farmer, age 40, Mary was 40. Children in the household were Margaret 17, Rodney 10, and Julius 4. Mary's brother Timothy, age 50 was also in the household.

Children of Mary Holcombe and Nelson Strong Hill

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 111.2/Item A-8-1-1-8-6-10.
  2. [S38] 1860 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Amarilla Booth Garlick

b. 10 October 1806, d. 22 March 1884
     Amarilla Booth Garlick was born on 10 October 1806. She married Amassa Ladd Holcombe, son of Jesse Holcombe and Mehitable Winchell, on 12 February 1827. Amarilla Booth Garlick died on 22 March 1884 at age 77.

Children of Amarilla Booth Garlick and Amassa Ladd Holcombe

Carmi G. Holcombe1,2

     Carpenter, breeder of Essex hogs, and farmer of 100 acres. Carmi G. Holcombe was born at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. He was the son of Amassa Ladd Holcombe and Amarilla Booth Garlick.

Children of Carmi G. Holcombe and Mary Phelps Cooper

Citations

  1. [S23] Jesse Seaver, The Holcomb(e) Genealogy, Page 53.
  2. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 111.1/Item A-8-1-1-8-6-4-1.

Henry Garlick Holcombe1,2

b. 26 November 1831, d. 16 April 1911
     Henry Garlick Holcombe was born on 26 November 1831 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. He was the son of Amassa Ladd Holcombe and Amarilla Booth Garlick. Henry Garlick Holcombe married June Celeste Hill, daughter of Harry Hill and Anne Tompkins Ladue, on 25 January 1856. Henry Garlick Holcombe died on 16 April 1911 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT, at age 79.

A Judge of County Court and Town Representative. Breeder of Spanish Merino sheep and Lambert horses, farmer, owned 150 acres occupied by Philip Lucia home farm 42 acres, owned horse 'Island Boy.'

Henry and "Selesta" were enumerated in the 1880 Isle La Motte, Grand Isle, VT, federal census; film T9-1344, page 349B. Children in the household were Helena 14, Jesse 10, and servant Addie Cross 22.

Children of Henry Garlick Holcombe and June Celeste Hill

Citations

  1. [S23] Jesse Seaver, The Holcomb(e) Genealogy, Page 53.
  2. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 111/Item A-8-1-1-8-6-4-2.

Alfred Holcombe

b. 1839
     McPherson lists Alfred as the sixth child with a ?. Seaver does not list this child at all. Alfred Holcombe was born in 1839 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. He was the son of Amassa Ladd Holcombe and Amarilla Booth Garlick.

Augusta A. Holcombe

b. 1841
     McPherson lists Augusta as the seventh child; Seaver does not list her at all. Augusta A. Holcombe was born in 1841 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. She was the daughter of Amassa Ladd Holcombe and Amarilla Booth Garlick.

Carmi G. Holcombe II

     Carmi G. Holcombe II was the son of Carmi G. Holcombe and Mary Phelps Cooper.

Jesse Winchell Holcombe

b. 2 April 1870
     Jesse Winchell Holcombe was born on 2 April 1870. He was the son of Carmi G. Holcombe and Mary Phelps Cooper.

June Celeste Hill

b. 22 April 1836, d. 9 May 1906
     June Celeste Hill was born on 22 April 1836. She was the daughter of Harry Hill and Anne Tompkins Ladue. June Celeste Hill married Henry Garlick Holcombe, son of Amassa Ladd Holcombe and Amarilla Booth Garlick, on 25 January 1856. June Celeste Hill died on 9 May 1906 at age 70.

Children of June Celeste Hill and Henry Garlick Holcombe

Harry Hill

b. 29 July 1801
     Harry Hill was born on 29 July 1801. He was the son of Caleb Hill and Cynthia Strong.1

Child of Harry Hill and Anne Tompkins Ladue

Citations

  1. [S521] Ancestry.com, 1915.

Pliny Hill Holcombe

b. 12 November 1860, d. 24 February 1864
     Pliny Hill Holcombe was born on 12 November 1860 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. He was the son of Henry Garlick Holcombe and June Celeste Hill. Pliny Hill Holcombe died on 24 February 1864 at age 3.

Annis Helena Holcombe1

b. 10 April 1865
     Annis Helena Holcombe was born on 10 April 1865 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. She was the daughter of Henry Garlick Holcombe and June Celeste Hill. Annis Helena Holcombe married Charles F. Tenney on 9 September 1896. Annis Helena Holcombe married James Martin Skeels on 1 March 1906. Annis Helena Holcombe lived at Shard Villa, Salisbury, VT.

Annis was a member of the Colonial Dames, DAR, and Daughters of 1812.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 111.2/Item A-8-1-1-8-6-4-2-2.

Jesse Woolridge Hill Holcombe1

b. 2 April 1870, d. 27 January 1939
     Jesse Woolridge Hill Holcombe was born on 2 April 1870 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. He was the son of Henry Garlick Holcombe and June Celeste Hill. Jesse Woolridge Hill Holcombe married Annabelle Carswell, daughter of Charles Llewlyn Carswell and Sara Glynn, at Rouses Point, Clinton Co., NY. Jesse Woolridge Hill Holcombe died on 27 January 1939 at Plattsburgh, NY, at age 68.

Retail clothier and hardware merchant, 1899; county clerk, 3 terms, 1901-9; member of Board of Supervisors, Champlain; chairman Park and Beach Commission, Plattsburgh and in many community activities; established Holcomb Abstract Corp., Plattsburgh, moving there from Rouse Point in 1921.

Jesse and Anabel were enumerated in the 1930 Plattsburgh, Clinton Co., NY, federal census. He was 60, she was 57. The only child in the household was Ruth C., 23.

Children of Jesse Woolridge Hill Holcombe and Annabelle Carswell

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 111.2/Item A-8-1-1-6-4-2-3.

Annabelle Carswell1

b. 28 May 1873
     Annabelle Carswell was born on 28 May 1873. She was the daughter of Charles Llewlyn Carswell and Sara Glynn. Annabelle Carswell married Jesse Woolridge Hill Holcombe, son of Henry Garlick Holcombe and June Celeste Hill, at Rouses Point, Clinton Co., NY.

Children of Annabelle Carswell and Jesse Woolridge Hill Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S104] DAR DAR Lineage book, Vol. 114:Pg. 21/Item 113049.

Charles Llewlyn Carswell1

b. 1841, d. 1881
     Charles Llewlyn Carswell was born in 1841. He was the son of Gideon A. Carswell and Helen Bockes. Charles Llewlyn Carswell married Sara Glynn in 1869. Charles Llewlyn Carswell died in 1881.

Child of Charles Llewlyn Carswell and Sara Glynn

Citations

  1. [S104] DAR DAR Lineage book, Vol. 114:Pg. 21/Item 113049.

Sara Glynn

b. 1842, d. 1908
     Sara Glynn was born in 1842. She married Charles Llewlyn Carswell, son of Gideon A. Carswell and Helen Bockes, in 1869. Sara Glynn died in 1908.

Child of Sara Glynn and Charles Llewlyn Carswell

Kenneth Henry Holcombe1

b. 22 June 1898, d. 6 May 1939
     Kenneth Henry Holcombe was born on 22 June 1898 at Rouses Point, Clinton Co., NY. He was the son of Jesse Woolridge Hill Holcombe and Annabelle Carswell. Kenneth Henry Holcombe died on 6 May 1939 at Plattsburgh, NY, at age 40.

District Atty., Clinton Co., NY.

Kenneth and Mary were enumerated in the 1930 Plattsburgh, Clinton Co., NY, federal census. He was a lawyer, age 31, she was 28. Children in the household were Kenneth Jr. 3 years 2 months, and James T. 1.

Children of Kenneth Henry Holcombe and Mary Tierney

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 111.2/Item A-8-1-1-8-6-4-2-3-1.

Prudence Celeste Holcombe

b. 8 August 1906, d. 28 April 1982
     Prudence Celeste Holcombe was born on 8 August 1906 at Rouses Point, Clinton Co., NY. She was the daughter of Jesse Woolridge Hill Holcombe and Annabelle Carswell. Prudence Celeste Holcombe died on 28 April 1982 at Plattsburgh, Clinton Co., NY, at age 75. She was buried on 30 April 1982 at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Keeseville, NY.

From the Press-Republican Thursday, April 29, 1982:

Mrs. Francis, (Prudence) Callanan, 74, died Wednesday morning at her home at 95 Court St.

She was born on July 18, 1906 in Rouses Point, the daughter of Jessie and Belle (Carswell) Holcomb.

She ws a member of the Ladies of Charity and the Altar Rosary Society of St. John's Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Robert (JoAnna) Weir of Ft. Wayne, INd. and Mary Frances Callanan of Saratoga; two nephews, Kenneth and James Holcomb; and two Grandchildren.

Calling hours will be 10-11 a.m. Friday at the O'Neil-Redden-Drown Funeral Home in Plattsburgh.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Keeseville.

Instead of flowers, donations may be made to Catholic Charities.

Children of Prudence Celeste Holcombe and Francis Jospeh Callanan

Kenneth Henry Holcombe II

b. 22 February 1927, d. 16 November 1994
     Kenneth Henry Holcombe II was born on 22 February 1927 at Plattsburgh, Clinton Co., NY.1 He was the son of Kenneth Henry Holcombe and Mary Tierney. Kenneth Henry Holcombe II died on 16 November 1994 at Plattsburgh, Clinton Co., NY, at age 67.1

Child of Kenneth Henry Holcombe II and Shirley Champagne

Citations

  1. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 721-03-1739.

James Tierney Holcombe

b. 21 April 1929, d. 9 June 2005
     James Tierney Holcombe was born on 21 April 1929 at Plattsburgh, Clinton Co., NY. He was the son of Kenneth Henry Holcombe and Mary Tierney. James Tierney Holcombe died on 9 June 2005 at Las Vegas, Clark Co., NV, at age 76.

from the Las Vegas Review-Journal 13 June 2005:

James Tierney Holcombe, a long time resident and business owner in Las Vegas since 1953, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2005. Jim was born April 21, 1929, in Plattsburgh, N.Y. When first arriving in Las Vegas Jim worked at several casinos, then was employed at the Nevada Test Site. Jim then became owner of Pogos Tavern, known for its Dixieland Jazz night, and also the owner of the Lakes Lounge. He was a top basketball official of Southern Nevada for 40 years, known for his theatrical calls on the court. He was inducted into the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Hall of Fame in 1997. Jim was a loving and supportive husband, father, and grand-father. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Joyce; children, Terry Johnston of Carson City, Jaime Holcombe and Mary Palakovich, both of Las Vegas; and six grandchildren. Services are scheduled: visitation at Bunkers Mortuary, Tuesday, June 14, from 4-7 p.m.. Mass at St. Joseph, Husband of Mary Church, Wednesday, June 15, at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Special Olympics or Children's Diabetes Foundation.

Minerva K. Hill1

     Minerva K. Hill was the daughter of Ira Hill and Jane A. Sewel.1 Minerva K. Hill married Jesse Winchell Holcombe, son of Jesse Holcombe and Mehitable Winchell.

Citations

  1. [S521] Ancestry.com, 1915.

Florence Ellen Holcombe

b. 15 February 1852
     Florence Ellen Holcombe was born on 15 February 1852 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT. She was the daughter of Jesse Winchell Holcombe and Phebe Loop Hill.

Byron Thompson Holcombe1,2

b. 1847, d. 1906
     Byron Thompson Holcombe was born in 1847 at VT. He was the son of Ephraim Holcombe and Mercy Hill. Byron Thompson Holcombe married Laura Eliza Dustan, daughter of Frederick William Dustan and Helen Eliza Burnham.3 Byron Thompson Holcombe lived at Evanston, Cook Co., IL. He died in 1906.

Children of Byron Thompson Holcombe and Laura Eliza Dustan

Citations

  1. [S104] DAR DAR Lineage book, Vol. 49/Item 48614.
  2. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 111.2/Item A-8-1-1-8-6-8-1.
  3. [S765] Lewis Cass Aldrich, Grand Isle Co. VT, page 806.

Dr. Mahlon Beach Holcombe1

b. 18 October 1850, d. 10 December 1923
     Dr. Mahlon Beach Holcombe was born on 18 October 1850 at Isle La Motte, Grand Isle Co., VT; (GS.) He was the son of Ephraim Holcombe and Mercy Hill. Dr. Mahlon Beach Holcombe married Marcia Stearns, daughter of Nathan Wallace Stearns and Maria Talcott, on 21 June 1881.2 Dr. Mahlon Beach Holcombe died on 10 December 1923 at age 73; (GS.) He was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Keesville, Essex Co., NY.

McPherson has Mahlon marrying Frank, page 111.2. Gravestones in the Evergreen Cemetery set the record straight.

Child of Dr. Mahlon Beach Holcombe and Marcia Stearns

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 111.2/Item A-8-1-1-8-6-8-2.
  2. [S765] Lewis Cass Aldrich, Grand Isle Co. VT, page 806.

Helen Holcombe

b. 1876
     Helen Holcombe was born in 1876. She was the daughter of Byron Thompson Holcombe and Laura Eliza Dustan.