Louisa Holcombe1

     Louisa Holcombe was born at Luzerene Co., PA.1 She was the daughter of David Spellman Holcombe and Phebe S. Wickaiser.1 Louisa Holcombe married Edward Benjamin.2 Louisa Holcombe married (?) Stillwell.2

Child of Louisa Holcombe and Edward Benjamin

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 217.2.
  2. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Frederick Holcombe1

     Frederick Holcombe was born at Luzerene Co., PA.1 He was the son of David Spellman Holcombe and Phebe S. Wickaiser.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 217.2.

Martha Holcombe1

b. circa 1854, d. after 1904
     Martha Holcombe was born circa 1854 at Luzerene Co., PA.1 She was the daughter of David Spellman Holcombe and Phebe S. Wickaiser.1 Martha Holcombe married Robert Clelland.2 Martha Holcombe died after 1904.2

Children of Martha Holcombe and Robert Clelland

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 217.2.
  2. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Hiram Holcombe1

b. circa 1824
     Hiram Holcombe was born circa 1824 at CT.1 He was the son of CT Holcombe.1

Hiram was enumerated in the 1860 Seward, Winnebago Co., IL, federal census. He was a blacksmith, age 34, born in CT. Also in the household were Alice 11, Mary 9, and Sophia 22, all born in OH.

Citations

  1. [S33] 1860 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Seward, Winnebago Co., IL.

Matilda Jane Smith1

b. 1832, d. 1880
     Matilda Jane Smith was born in 1832.1 She married Philander Holcombe, son of David Spellman Holcombe and Phebe S. Wickaiser.1 Matilda Jane Smith died in 1880.1 She was buried at Woodbridge, NJ; Lydia Law lot.1

Children of Matilda Jane Smith and Philander Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 217.2.

Ada F. Holcombe1

b. circa 1858
     Ada F. Holcombe was born circa 1858 at MN.1 She was the daughter of Isaac Harding Holcombe and Marticia Dickinson.1

Citations

  1. [S362] 1880 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

William Sylvester Holcombe1

b. September 1861, d. September 1940
     William Sylvester Holcombe was born in September 1861.1 He was the son of Philander Holcombe and Matilda Jane Smith.1 William Sylvester Holcombe married Mamie Rusch.1 William Sylvester Holcombe died in September 1940.1 He was buried at Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL.1

William lived with his grandparents, David Spellman Holcombe and wife, Phebe in 1880; moved to Brooklyn, NY; went to work for Thomas A. Edison at Menlo Park, NJ until his mother's death; then lived with grandfather; later returned to Edison's plant, Carrick St., New York City. 2


William was enumerated in the 1930 Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL, federal census. He was 68 and not working; rooming with Minnie Bryan.

Children of William Sylvester Holcombe and Mamie Rusch

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 217.2.
  2. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy.

David Spellman Holcombe II1

b. 11 November 1866
     David Spellman Holcombe II was born on 11 November 1866.1 He was the son of Philander Holcombe and Matilda Jane Smith.1

David was an electrical engineer. He was an orphan at age 14, 1879, when he went from Winnebago Co., IL to Trucksville, Luzeren Co., PA, to live with his great uncle, Albert Harris Holcombe, where he remained for two years. He became an electrical engineer and from 1892 to 1920 was engaged in the electrical business in New York City. He retired and settled at 111 11th Ave. N, St. Petersburg, FL. During his residence in New York City he was an intimate friend and confidant of Dr. William Frederick Holcombe (which may explain why he added the "e"). 2


David and Edith were enumerated in the 1920 Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY federal census.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 217.2.
  2. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy.

Mamie Rusch1

d. 1890
     Mamie Rusch married William Sylvester Holcombe, son of Philander Holcombe and Matilda Jane Smith.1 Mamie Rusch died in 1890.1 She was buried at Calvary Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 217.2.

Sylvia Holcombe1

     Sylvia Holcombe was the daughter of William Sylvester Holcombe and Mamie Rusch.1 Sylvia Holcombe died at at age 3.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 217.2.

William Holcombe1

     William Holcombe was the son of William Sylvester Holcombe and Mamie Rusch.1 William Holcombe died at age 18.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 217.2.

Edward Stewart Holcombe1

     Edward Stewart Holcombe married Elizabeth Mallen.1 Edward Stewart Holcombe was the son of William Sylvester Holcombe and Mamie Rusch.1

Eddes was an electrician.

Child of Edward Stewart Holcombe and Elizabeth Mallen

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 217.2.

Elizabeth Mallen1

     Elizabeth Mallen married Edward Stewart Holcombe, son of William Sylvester Holcombe and Mamie Rusch.1

Child of Elizabeth Mallen and Edward Stewart Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 217.2.

Edward Stewart Holcombe II1

b. 11 May 1919, d. 12 February 2012
     Edward Stewart Holcombe II was born on 11 May 1919 at Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY. He was the son of Edward Stewart Holcombe and Elizabeth Mallen.1 Edward Stewart Holcombe II married Nancy May Eggleston. Edward Stewart Holcombe II died on 12 February 2012 at Charleston, Charleston Co., SC, at age 92.

Edward was a physician at U. S. Training base in the 2nd World War, serving overseas. 2

Written by The Darien Times
Thursday, February 23, 2012 10:30 AM
Darien, Connecticut

Dr. Edward Holcomb, father of a Darien resident, died Sunday, Feb. 12, in Charleston, S.C. He was 92.

Dr. Holcomb was born May 11, 1919, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He graduated from Cornell University in 1939 and Cornell Medical School in 1943. During World War II he served as a captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, 63rd Field Hospital. In 1947 he married Nancy May Eggleston. They were married for 61 years.

Dr. Holcomb moved to Gloversville, N.Y., where he practiced medicine for more than 48 years. He was chief of medicine and chief of staff during his tenure at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville.

Dr. Holcomb was an avid sailor and former member of the Mayfield, N.Y., and Charleston, S.C., yacht clubs. At he time of his death, he was the oldest active fencer with the United States Fencing Association. Dr. Holcomb was a former captain of the Cornell University fencing team and recently served as a
volunteer coach with the East of the Cooper Fencing Program.

"He was a kind, intelligent, generous man of integrity, wit and wisdom — a true gentleman," his family said. "He will be sorely missed by all who knew him."

Dr. Holcomb is survived by his sons, Cary Holcomb of Darien, and his wife Heather; and RIchardHolcomb, and his wife Jacquie, of Christchurch, New Zealand; and grandchildren Taylor and Ben Holcomb of Darien.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 217.2.
  2. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy.

Robert Clelland1

     Robert Clelland married Lucy J. Holcombe, daughter of David Spellman Holcombe and Phebe S. Wickaiser.1 Robert Clelland married Martha Holcombe, daughter of David Spellman Holcombe and Phebe S. Wickaiser.2

Children of Robert Clelland and Martha Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 217.2.
  2. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Emma Clelland1

     Emma Clelland was the daughter of Robert Clelland and Lucy J. Holcombe.1 Emma Clelland married Eli Brown.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Elizabeth J. Clelland1

b. circa 1863
     Elizabeth J. Clelland was born circa 1863.1,2 She was the daughter of Robert Clelland and Lucy J. Holcombe.1 Elizabeth J. Clelland married Oscar H. Phillips II circa 1882.1

Oscar succeeded Leland Perrin Holcombe in office upon his death, later entering insurance work.


Oscar and Elizabeth were enumerated in the 1920 West Pittson, Luzerne Co., PA federal census. He was a railroad switchman, age 57, she was 56. The only children in the household were Oscah H. Jr. 23, and grandson Kenneth Myers 7.


H. Oscar and J. Elizabeth were enumerated in the 1930 West Pittson, Luzerne Co., PA federal census. He was a railroad switchman, age 67, she was 66. Grandson Kenneth Myers 17, and brother-in-law Clarence Clelland 48, were also in the household.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.
  2. [S39] 1920 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

James Clelland1

     James Clelland was the son of Robert Clelland and Lucy J. Holcombe.1 James Clelland married Mary Murphy.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Phoebe Clelland1

     Phoebe Clelland was the daughter of Robert Clelland and Lucy J. Holcombe.1 Phoebe Clelland married James Bone at no children.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Robert Clelland1

     Robert Clelland was the son of Robert Clelland and Lucy J. Holcombe.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Nettie Clelland1

d. before 1930
     Nettie Clelland was the daughter of Robert Clelland and Lucy J. Holcombe.1 Nettie Clelland married Archibald Miller DDS.1 Nettie Clelland died before 1930.2

Widower Arichibald was enumerated in the 1930 Pittston, Luzerne Co., PA, federal census. He was a dentist, age 62. Son Malcolm 27 was also in the household.

Children of Nettie Clelland and Archibald Miller DDS

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.
  2. [S388] 1930 Federal Census.

David Clelland1

     David Clelland was the son of Robert Clelland and Lucy J. Holcombe.1 David Clelland died at unmarried.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Parks Clelland1

     Parks Clelland was the son of Robert Clelland and Lucy J. Holcombe.1 Parks Clelland married Anna Evans.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Clarence Clelland1

     Clarence Clelland was the son of Robert Clelland and Lucy J. Holcombe.1 Clarence Clelland died at unmarried.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Eli Brown1

     Eli Brown married Emma Clelland, daughter of Robert Clelland and Lucy J. Holcombe.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Robert Brown1

     Robert Brown was the son of Eli Brown and Emma Clelland.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Eli Brown II1

     Eli Brown II was the son of Eli Brown and Emma Clelland.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Harold Brown1

     Harold Brown was the son of Eli Brown and Emma Clelland.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Lucy Brown1

     Lucy Brown was the daughter of Eli Brown and Emma Clelland.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Marcy Brown1

     Marcy Brown was the daughter of Eli Brown and Emma Clelland.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Oscar H. Phillips II1

b. circa 1862, d. 1943
     Oscar H. Phillips II was born circa 1862.1,2 He married Elizabeth J. Clelland, daughter of Robert Clelland and Lucy J. Holcombe, circa 1882.1 Oscar H. Phillips II died in 1943.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.
  2. [S39] 1920 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Nettie Phillips1

     Nettie Phillips was the daughter of Oscar H. Phillips II and Elizabeth J. Clelland.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Hazel Phillips1

     Hazel Phillips was the daughter of Oscar H. Phillips II and Elizabeth J. Clelland.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Oscar H. Phillips III1

     Oscar H. Phillips III was the son of Oscar H. Phillips II and Elizabeth J. Clelland.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Mary Murphy1

     Mary Murphy married James Clelland, son of Robert Clelland and Lucy J. Holcombe.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Dorothy Clelland1

     Dorothy Clelland was the daughter of James Clelland and Mary Murphy.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Maria Clelland1

     Maria Clelland was the daughter of James Clelland and Mary Murphy.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Anna Clelland1

     Anna Clelland was the daughter of James Clelland and Mary Murphy.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

James Bone1

     James Bone married Phoebe Clelland, daughter of Robert Clelland and Lucy J. Holcombe, at no children.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Archibald Miller DDS1

b. circa 1867
     Archibald Miller DDS was born circa 1867 at PA.1,2 He married Nettie Clelland, daughter of Robert Clelland and Lucy J. Holcombe.1

Children of Archibald Miller DDS and Nettie Clelland

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.
  2. [S388] 1930 Federal Census.

Malcolm Miller DDS1,2

b. circa 1902
     Malcolm Miller DDS was born circa 1902 at PA.1 He was the son of Archibald Miller DDS and Nettie Clelland.1

Citations

  1. [S388] 1930 Federal Census.
  2. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Lucy Miller1

     Lucy Miller was the daughter of Archibald Miller DDS and Nettie Clelland.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.

Anna Evans1

     Anna Evans married Parks Clelland, son of Robert Clelland and Lucy J. Holcombe.1

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 218.1.