Carlos Oretus Holcombe1

b. 19 June 1842, d. 20 November 1921
     Carlos and Sarah were enumerated in the 1920 New Britain, Hartford Co., CT, federal census, ED 1, page 13. Also in the household was the family of Frederick Hill who was listed as "son", probably son-in-law.

Carlos died twelve hours after Sarah. Carlos Oretus Holcombe was born on 19 June 1842 at Barkhamsted, Litchfield Co., CT.2 He was the son of Carlos Holcombe and Adah Lavinia Bushnell. Carlos Oretus Holcombe married Sarah Eliza Baker on 3 January 1866 at New Hartford, Litchfield Co., CT.2 Carlos Oretus Holcombe died on 20 November 1921 at New Britain, Hartford Co., CT, at age 79.2 He was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Southington, Hartford Co., CT.2

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 45.2/Item A-4-5-2-2-1-6-1-3.
  2. [S340] Walter Holcomb, Walter Holcombe, Page 10.

Adah Adaline Holcombe1,2

b. 31 May 1851
     Adah Adaline Holcombe was born on 31 May 1851 at New Hartford, Litchfield Co., CT. She was the daughter of Carlos Holcombe and Adah Lavinia Bushnell. Adah Adaline Holcombe married Sterrie A. Weaver.3

Sterrie and Ada were enumerated in the 1900 Westfield, Hampden Co., MA, federal census. He was 47, she was 49. The only child in the household was B. Mae, 24. Also in the household was mother-iin-law Ada L. Holcomb, 84, widow.

Child of Adah Adaline Holcombe and Sterrie A. Weaver

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 46.1/Item A-4-5-2-2-1-6-1-5.
  2. [S340] Walter Holcomb, Walter Holcombe, Page 10.
  3. [S340] Walter Holcomb, Walter Holcombe, Page 11.

Walter Holcombe1

b. 18 October 1853
Edith A. (Sanford) and Walter Holcomb
circa 1935
     Walter Holcombe was born on 18 October 1853 at New Hartford, Litchfield Co., CT. He was the son of Carlos Holcombe and Adah Lavinia Bushnell. Walter Holcombe married Edith A. Sanford.

Walter was a lawyer, St. Paul, MN, and Torrington, Litchfield Co., CT. Graduated CE degree, Sheffield Scientific School, Yale Univeristy in 1877?; served for a year in engineering corps, building Mo., Ark. & Sou. RR from Fayetteville, Ark via Van Buren and Ft. Smith Ark, to Paris, Tex; returned to Texas where he was admitted to practice law in 1881; later moved to St. Paul, MN to practice law from 1884 to 1896 when he returned to Torrington (near Simsbury) to practice; served 13 years as State's Atty. for Litchfield Co.

Child of Walter Holcombe and Edith A. Sanford

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 46.1/Item A-4-5-2-2-1-6-1-6.
  2. [S340] Walter Holcomb, Walter Holcombe, Page 11.

Louisa Fancher

b. September 1842, d. 8 February 1924
     Louisa Fancher was born in September 1842 at CT. She married Hiram Brazillia Holcombe, son of Carlos Holcombe and Adah Lavinia Bushnell, on 16 June 1860.1 Louisa Fancher died on 8 February 1924 at New Hartford, Litchfield Co., CT, at age 81. She was buried at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Barkhamsted, Litchfield Co., CT.

Citations

  1. [S340] Walter Holcomb, Walter Holcombe, Page 10.

Sarah Eliza Baker

d. 19 November 1921
     Sarah Eliza Baker married Carlos Oretus Holcombe, son of Carlos Holcombe and Adah Lavinia Bushnell, on 3 January 1866 at New Hartford, Litchfield Co., CT.1 Sarah Eliza Baker died on 19 November 1921 at New Britain, Hartford Co., CT.1 She was born at Oak Hill Cemetery, Southington, Hartford Co., CT.1

Citations

  1. [S340] Walter Holcomb, Walter Holcombe, Page 10.

Sterrie A. Weaver

b. 16 March 1853, d. 20 April 1904
     Sterrie A. Weaver was born on 16 March 1853 at New London, CT.1 He married Adah Adaline Holcombe, daughter of Carlos Holcombe and Adah Lavinia Bushnell.1 Sterrie A. Weaver died on 20 April 1904 at Westfield, Hampden Co., MA, at age 51.1

Child of Sterrie A. Weaver and Adah Adaline Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S340] Walter Holcomb, Walter Holcombe, Page 11.

Benamin Franklin Welles

     Benamin Franklin Welles was the son of Herbert Franklin Welles and Elida Emily Holcombe.

Herbert Welles

     Herbert Welles was the son of Herbert Franklin Welles and Elida Emily Holcombe.

Harold Welles

     Harold Welles was the son of Herbert Franklin Welles and Elida Emily Holcombe.

Grace Welles

b. say 1891
     Grace Welles was born say 1891.1 She was the daughter of Herbert Franklin Welles and Elida Emily Holcombe.

Citations

  1. [S388] 1930 Federal Census.

Luther A. Holcombe1

b. 3 March 1816, d. 24 March 1844
     Luther A. Holcombe was born on 3 March 1816. He was the son of Hezekiah Holcombe III and Orpha Roberts. Luther A. Holcombe married Sophronia Hills, daughter of William Hills and Elizabeth Case. Luther A. Holcombe died on 24 March 1844 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT, at age 28.

Children of Luther A. Holcombe and Sophronia Hills

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 50.1/Item A-4-5-2-3-1-4-11.

Sophronia Hills

b. August 1819, d. 7 January 1908
     Sophronia Hills was born in August 1819 at CT. She was the daughter of William Hills and Elizabeth Case. Sophronia Hills married Luther A. Holcombe, son of Hezekiah Holcombe III and Orpha Roberts. Sophronia Hills died on 7 January 1908 at Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT, at age 88. She was buried at St. James Cemetery, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT. Sophronia was recorded in the 1850 Glastonbury census with her minor daughter, living in the home of Frederick and Wealthy B. Curtis.

Sophronia was recorded in the 1900 Glastonbury census, film T623-136, page 12B, line 57, with her grandson George Barber, age 35.

Children of Sophronia Hills and Luther A. Holcombe

George R. Holcombe

b. 1839, d. 1 December 1843
     George R. Holcombe was born in 1839 at CT. He was the son of Luther A. Holcombe and Sophronia Hills. George R. Holcombe died on 1 December 1843; McPherson gives the date of death as Decmeber 29, the gravestone says December 1. He was buried at St. James Cemetery, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT.

Henrietta Mary Holcombe

b. 1841, d. 7 November 1868
     Henrietta Mary Holcombe was born in 1841 at CT. She was the daughter of Luther A. Holcombe and Sophronia Hills. Henrietta Mary Holcombe married Ralph Barber, son of Hiram Barber and Betsey Jones. Henrietta Mary Holcombe died on 7 November 1868. She was buried at St. James Cemetery, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT.

Children of Henrietta Mary Holcombe and Ralph Barber

Mary J. Holcombe

d. age 7 months, 7 days
     Mary J. Holcombe was born at CT. She was the daughter of Luther A. Holcombe and Sophronia Hills. Mary J. Holcombe died age 7 months, 7 days.

Ralph Barber1

b. November 1828, d. 21 July 1874
     Ralph was a miller and a mechanic. Ralph Barber was born in November 1828 at Hebron, Tolland Co., CT. He was the son of Hiram Barber and Betsey Jones. Ralph Barber married Henrietta Mary Holcombe, daughter of Luther A. Holcombe and Sophronia Hills. Ralph Barber died on 21 July 1874 at Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT, at age 45.

Children of Ralph Barber and Henrietta Mary Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 309.

George Holcomb Barber1

b. 15 November 1864, d. 23 August 1926
     George Holcomb Barber was born on 15 November 1864 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT.2 He was the son of Ralph Barber and Henrietta Mary Holcombe. George Holcomb Barber died on 23 August 1926 at San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA, at age 61.2 He was buried at St James Cemetery, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT.

George received a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University, an MD degree from Columbia. He was a Lieutenant and a Surgeon in the Spanish-American War, when he was stationed at the Naval Hospital in Philadelphia, and on the USS Glacier off Cuba.

From the Courant 25 August 1926:
Rear Admiral George H. Barber, formerly of Glastonbury, died Monday afternoon in San Francisco, after a short illness. Admiral Barber was stationed on the Pacific coast for two years. He was 60 years old.

Born in Granby, a son of the late Ralph and Henrietta Barber, he went to Glastonbury when a boy and was educated in the public schools of that town, later entering Amherst College. While attending college his parents died and he later lived with his grandmother, Mrs. Sophronia Holcomb of Glastonbury.

Following his graduation from Amherst, Admiral Barber entered the navy, in which he served thirty-five years in service. He leaves several cousins, one with whom he lived when he came to Connecticut, Mrs. Frederick Hollister of South Glastonbury.

The body will arrive in Hartford within a few days and will be taken to Lowe’s funeral home, Glastonbury.

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 309.
  2. [S284] Courant, 25 August 1926.

Frank Edward Barber

b. 3 September 1868, d. 22 September 1868
     Frank Edward Barber was born on 3 September 1868. He was the son of Ralph Barber and Henrietta Mary Holcombe. Frank Edward Barber died on 22 September 1868.

Hiram Barber1

b. between 1792 and 1793, d. 21 August 1828
     Hiram Barber was born between 1792 and 1793 at probably Hebron, CT. He was the son of Hyrom Barber and Sarah Barber. Hiram Barber died on 21 August 1828.

Child of Hiram Barber and Betsey Jones

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 308/Item 408.

Hyrom Barber1

b. 12 January 1767, d. 9 August 1814
     Hyrom Barber was born on 12 January 1767 at Hebron, Tolland Co., CT. He was the son of Oliver Barber and Mary Smith. Hyrom Barber married Sarah Barber. Hyrom Barber died on 9 August 1814 at age 47.

Child of Hyrom Barber and Sarah Barber

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 193/Item 227.

Sarah Barber1

b. 1774, d. 15 August 1856
     Sarah Barber was born in 1774. She married Hyrom Barber, son of Oliver Barber and Mary Smith. Sarah Barber died on 15 August 1856 at Hebron, Tolland Co., CT.

Child of Sarah Barber and Hyrom Barber

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 94.

Oliver Barber1

b. 2 June 1742, d. 7 October 1805
     Oliver Barber was born on 2 June 1742 at Hebron, Tolland Co., CT. He was the son of Capt. David Barber and Patience Case. Oliver Barber died on 7 October 1805 at Hebron, Tolland Co., CT, at age 63.

Child of Oliver Barber and Mary Smith

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 93/Item 90.

Capt. David Barber1

b. 17 February 1716/17, d. 14 January 1801
     Capt. David Barber was born on 17 February 1716/17 at Hebron, Tolland Co., CT. He was the son of David Barber and Hannah Post. Capt. David Barber married Patience Case on 8 March 1738/39 at Hebron, Tolland Co., CT. Capt. David Barber died on 14 January 1801 at Hebron, Tolland Co., CT, at age 83.

Child of Capt. David Barber and Patience Case

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 35/Item 30.