Homer Riggs Himes

b. 27 September 1875
     Homer Riggs Himes was born on 27 September 1875. He was the son of George Henry Himes and Anna F. Riggs.

Mary Himes

b. 12 August 1877
     Mary Himes was born on 12 August 1877. She was the daughter of George Henry Himes and Anna F. Riggs.

Grace Helen Himes

b. 5 January 1879
     Grace Helen Himes was born on 5 January 1879. She was the daughter of George Henry Himes and Anna F. Riggs.

Clarage Holcomb Himes

b. 7 July 1881
     Clarage Holcomb Himes was born on 7 July 1881. She was the daughter of George Henry Himes and Anna F. Riggs.

Eunice Irene Himes

b. 20 February 1883, d. 28 December 1884
     Eunice Irene Himes was born on 20 February 1883. She was the daughter of George Henry Himes and Anna F. Riggs. Eunice Irene Himes died on 28 December 1884 at age 1.

Mildred Florence Himes

b. 24 June 1887
     Mildred Florence Himes was born on 24 June 1887. She was the daughter of George Henry Himes and Anna F. Riggs.

William Henry Ruddell

b. 7 November 1839
     William moved to MO in 1852; "crossed the plains" to thurston Co., Washington Territory, removing thence to Elma, Chehalis Co., Washington; a farmer and soldier in the Indian War, 1855-56. William Henry Ruddell was born on 7 November 1839 at IL. He married Helen Zephyrine Himes, daughter of Tyrus Himes and Emeline Holcombe, on 22 February 1864.

Children of William Henry Ruddell and Helen Zephyrine Himes

Cornelia E. Ruddell1

b. 22 November 1866
     Cornelia E. Ruddell was born on 22 November 1866. She was the daughter of William Henry Ruddell and Helen Zephyrine Himes.

Child of Cornelia E. Ruddell and C. L. Wenzell

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 142.2/Item A-8-1-2-13-4-9-2-1.

Walter Stephens Ruddell

b. Decmeber 18, 1868, d. 21 November 1870
     Walter Stephens Ruddell was born Decmeber 18, 1868. He was the son of William Henry Ruddell and Helen Zephyrine Himes. Walter Stephens Ruddell died on 21 November 1870.

Elsie G. Ruddell

b. Decmeber 12, 1870
     Elsie G. Ruddell was born Decmeber 12, 1870. She was the daughter of William Henry Ruddell and Helen Zephyrine Himes.

Harvey M. Ruddell

b. 1 December 1872
     Harvey M. Ruddell was born on 1 December 1872. He was the son of William Henry Ruddell and Helen Zephyrine Himes.

Guy Otis Ruddell

b. Decmeber 12, 1874
     Guy Otis Ruddell was born Decmeber 12, 1874. He was the son of William Henry Ruddell and Helen Zephyrine Himes.

William E. Ruddell

b. 20 November 1876
     William E. Ruddell was born on 20 November 1876. He was the son of William Henry Ruddell and Helen Zephyrine Himes.

Prudence E. Ruddell

b. Febrary 2, 1880
     Prudence E. Ruddell was born Febrary 2, 1880. She was the daughter of William Henry Ruddell and Helen Zephyrine Himes.

Edith F. Ruddell

b. 22 September 1882, d. 1 October 1882
     Edith F. Ruddell was born on 22 September 1882. She was the daughter of William Henry Ruddell and Helen Zephyrine Himes. Edith F. Ruddell died on 1 October 1882.

Leonard D. Ruddell

b. 10 October 1883
     Leonard D. Ruddell was born on 10 October 1883. He was the son of William Henry Ruddell and Helen Zephyrine Himes.

Hope Narcissus Ruddell

b. 15 March 1886
     Hope Narcissus Ruddell was born on 15 March 1886. She was the daughter of William Henry Ruddell and Helen Zephyrine Himes.

Edith May Wenzell

b. 25 February 1885
     Edith May Wenzell was born on 25 February 1885. She was the daughter of C. L. Wenzell and Cornelia E. Ruddell.

Clara Mabel Himes

b. 12 November 1876
     Clara Mabel Himes was born on 12 November 1876. She was the daughter of Judson Wyckliffe Himes and Juniata Chipman.

Bessie Junia Himes

b. 19 February 1879
     Bessie Junia Himes was born on 19 February 1879. She was the daughter of Judson Wyckliffe Himes and Juniata Chipman.

Frank Chester Himes

b. 3 February 1882
     Frank Chester Himes was born on 3 February 1882. He was the son of Judson Wyckliffe Himes and Juniata Chipman.

Laura Ethel Himes

b. 23 July 1884
     Laura Ethel Himes was born on 23 July 1884. She was the daughter of Judson Wyckliffe Himes and Juniata Chipman.

Ivy May Himes

b. 23 August 1887
     Ivy May Himes was born on 23 August 1887. She was the daughter of Judson Wyckliffe Himes and Juniata Chipman.

Nathan Eaton

b. 1824, d. 9 March 1883
     Nathan "crossed the plains" to Oregon in 1843 with the company of J. W. Nesmith, who later was U.S. Senator of Oregon; settled near Lafayette, Yamhill Co., OR; volunteered in Cayuse Indian War in 1847; went to California in 1849 to dig for gold; returned in 1850; took up claim of land 12 miles from Olympia, Washington Territory where he settled and converted the land to the best of farms, which he sold in 1882 and bought larger acreage at Elma, Chehalia Co., Washington Territory, whre he also engaged in general merchandising; served in Indian War, 1855-56. Nathan Eaton was born in 1824 at near Erie, PA. He married Lestina Zulpha Himes, daughter of Tyrus Himes and Emeline Holcombe, on 15 December 1872. Nathan Eaton died on 9 March 1883.

Children of Nathan Eaton and Lestina Zulpha Himes

John C. Carney

b. 25 July 1850
     John was a carpenter and builder in California and East Washington, a farmer and mechant, Elma, Washington Territory. He went to the Pacific Coast in 1875 and to Chahalia Co. Washington Co., in 1883. John C. Carney was born on 25 July 1850 at Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA. He married Lestina Zulpha Himes, daughter of Tyrus Himes and Emeline Holcombe, on 1 December 1883.

Emma Lestina Eaton

b. 21 January 1874
     Emma Lestina Eaton was born on 21 January 1874. She was the daughter of Nathan Eaton and Lestina Zulpha Himes.

Hugh Eaton

b. 27 January 1876
     Hugh Eaton was born on 27 January 1876. He was the son of Nathan Eaton and Lestina Zulpha Himes.

Frances Mary Eaton

b. 27 August 1879
     Frances Mary Eaton was born on 27 August 1879. She was the daughter of Nathan Eaton and Lestina Zulpha Himes.

Ernest John Eaton

b. 28 November 1881
     Ernest John Eaton was born on 28 November 1881. He was the son of Nathan Eaton and Lestina Zulpha Himes.

Sarah Wilcox

b. 1768, d. 1845
     Sarah Wilcox was born in 1768; GS. She married Selah Holcombe, son of Eli Holcombe and Hannah Crofut, in November 1790 at Congregational Church, Norfolk, Litchfield Co., CT. Sarah Wilcox died in 1845; GS.

Children of Sarah Wilcox and Selah Holcombe

Truman Holcombe1

     Truman Holcombe was born at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. He was the son of Selah Holcombe and Sarah Wilcox. Truman Holcombe married Phebe (?)

A Truman Holcombe was enumerated in the 1830 Florance, Huron Co. OH, federal census. He was 30-40; wife 30-40; one male 5-10; two females under 5; one female 5-10.

This Truman can be confused with Truman, son of Jedediah Holcombe and Liddia Holsington.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 137.1/Item A-8-1-2-13-2-1.

Albern Holcombe1

b. 1796, d. 1838
     Albern Holcombe was born in 1796 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT; GS. He was the son of Selah Holcombe and Sarah Wilcox. Albern Holcombe married Elizabeth Thomas. Albern Holcombe died in 1838; GS.

Albern, a gunsmith, invented a sight for rifles, the globe sight, which was generally adopted. He walked from Cedarville, NY, to Washington DC to have the patent work done.

Children of Albern Holcombe and Elizabeth Thomas

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 137.1/Item A-8-1-2-13-2-2.

Philura Holcombe1

     Philura Holcombe was born at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. She was the daughter of Selah Holcombe and Sarah Wilcox. Philura Holcombe married Silas Raymond in 1809.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 137.2/Item A-8-1-2-13-2-3.

Sarah Holcombe1

     Sarah Holcombe was born at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. She was the daughter of Selah Holcombe and Sarah Wilcox.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 138.1/Item A-8-1-2-13-2-4.

Phebe (?)

b. between 1801 and 1802
     Phebe (?) was born between 1801 and 1802 at NY. She married Truman Holcombe, son of Selah Holcombe and Sarah Wilcox.

Ambrosia Holcombe

b. circa 1836
     Ambrosia Holcombe was born circa 1836 at OH.1 She was the daughter of Truman Holcombe and Phebe Pike. Ambrosia Holcombe married Joe Cross on 20 October 1858.2

Jos and Ambrose were enumerated in the 1860 Sheffield, Lorain Co., OH, federal census. The were both 23. The only child in the household was Forest W., 2 months.

Child of Ambrosia Holcombe and Joe Cross

Citations

  1. [S33] 1860 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  2. [S757] Frank Edgar Weeks, Camden Township.

William Holcombe

b. between 1841 and 1842
     William Holcombe was born between 1841 and 1842 at OH. He was the son of Truman Holcombe and Phebe Pike.

Arvilla Holcombe

     Arvilla Holcombe was born at OH.1 She was the daughter of Truman Holcombe and Phebe Pike.

Citations

  1. [S757] Frank Edgar Weeks, Camden Township.

Elizabeth Thomas

b. 1798, d. 1876
     Elizabeth Thomas was born in 1798; GS. She married Albern Holcombe, son of Selah Holcombe and Sarah Wilcox. Elizabeth Thomas died in 1876; GS.

Children of Elizabeth Thomas and Albern Holcombe

Phelps J. Holcombe1

b. between 1819 and 1820
     Phelps J. Holcombe was born between 1819 and 1820 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. He was the son of Jonathan Holcombe and Annis Phelps. Phelps J. Holcombe married Lavinnia Pinney, daughter of Joseph Pinney and Asenath Adams, on 17 September 1844 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT.

Phelps was recorded in the 1850 census of Simsbury as a carrige maker.

Child of Phelps J. Holcombe and Lavinnia Pinney

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 189.2/Item A-8-1-10-5-2-6.

Lavinnia Pinney

b. 9 December 1824
     Lavinnia Pinney was born on 9 December 1824. She was the daughter of Joseph Pinney and Asenath Adams. Lavinnia Pinney married Phelps J. Holcombe, son of Jonathan Holcombe and Annis Phelps, on 17 September 1844 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT.

Child of Lavinnia Pinney and Phelps J. Holcombe

Clayton Pinney Holcombe1

b. 1845, d. 21 February 1870
Clayton P. Holcomb
US Army Military History Institute
     Clayton Pinney Holcombe was born in 1845. He was the son of Phelps J. Holcombe and Lavinnia Pinney. Clayton Pinney Holcombe died on 21 February 1870. He was buried at Canton Street Cemetery, Canton, Hartford Co., CT.

Served in the 25th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry.

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 189.2.

Parmelia Holcombe

b. 1825, d. 1864
     Parmelia Holcombe was born in 1825 at Cedarville, Herkimer Co., NY; GS.1 She was the daughter of Albern Holcombe and Elizabeth Thomas. Parmelia Holcombe married William Cary Wright. Parmelia Holcombe died in 1864 at WI; GS.

William and Parmelia were enumerated in the 1860 Buena Vista, Richland Co., WI, federal census. He was an attorney age 35, she was 36. Children in the household were Charles 4, and George 2. Also enumerated was Elenor Johnson, 19 a domestic.


William and "Hannah" were enumerated in the 1870 McGregor, Clayton Co., IA, federal census. He was a clergyman, age 44, she was 31 (listed as born in Wales so this must be Anna). Children in the household were Charles 14, George 12, Elizabeth 10, Frank 3, and Jane 1.


W. C. and Anna were enumerated in the 1880 Madison, Dane Co., WI, federal census. He was a Teacher of Music, age 54, she was 40. Children in the household were George 22, Frank 13, Jennie 11, Margaret 3, and Jenny L. Jones a daughter, age 30, teaching school.

Children of Parmelia Holcombe and William Cary Wright

Citations

  1. [S33] 1860 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  2. [S362] 1880 Federal Census,.
  3. [S68] 1870 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Irving H. Holcombe1

b. May 1835, d. 1919
     Irving H. Holcombe was born in May 1835 at Cedarville, Herkimer Co., NY.2 He was the son of Albern Holcombe and Elizabeth Thomas. Irving H. Holcombe married Sarah Mary Hull in December 1853.3 Irving H. Holcombe died in 1919.3

Irving and Sarah were enumerated in the 1860 Cedarville, Litchfield. Herkimer Co., NY, federal census. He was a farmer, age 27, she was 25. Children in the household were Charles F. 3, Jennie M. 2, and Hamilton R. 1.


Irving, of Troutbrook, Delaware Co., NY, enlisted August 1862 in the 121st NY Regt. of the Union Army, organized at Herkimer, Herkimer Co., NY; served as Capt. until he resigned January 20, 1863; engaged extensively in timbering, rafting logs on the Delaware River; represented Herkimer Co., in the NY Legislature about 1875; attended the Holcombe reunion at Mt. Airy (Lambertvile), NJ in 1886, described in its minutes as "a man of fine physique and an eloquent speaker."

"Ervin" and Sarah were enumerated in the 1880 Hancock, Delaware Co., NY, federal census. He was a farmer, age 46, she was 44. Children in the household were Albert 18, Fanny 15, and Mary 13.

Irving and Sarah were enumerated in the 1900 Fremont, Sullivan Co., NY, federal census. He was 65 (born May 1835) and she was 63 (born May 1837). Also enumerated in the household was daughter Mary 30 (born Dec 1869). Four of Sarah's six children were still living. Widow Alice Holcombe age 38 (born Jan 1862) was living nearby, as was son Albert.

Children of Irving H. Holcombe and Sarah Mary Hull

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 137.1/Item A-8-1-2-13-2-2-2.
  2. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  3. [S537] Letter, Renny MacKay to James H. Holcombe, 17 August 2004.
  4. [S33] 1860 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Albert Holcombe

b. 1829, d. 1913
     Albert Holcombe was born in 1829 at Cedarville, Herkimer Co., NY; GS. He was the son of Albern Holcombe and Elizabeth Thomas. Albert Holcombe married Cornelia D. Fish in 1855; no children.1 Albert Holcombe died in 1913 at Binghamton, Broome Co., NY; GS.

Albert loved SArah Hull, but when she chose his yournger brother Irving, he solaced himself with her cousin Cornelia, "Aunt Nellie." They lived and farmed in Bear Valley, WI, until her death sometime afterwhich he sold the farm there, came east, tried out his variouis nieces and nephews to see whom he'd rather live with, and finally settled down with his brother Irving and niece Mary at No. 10 Carlton St. Binghampton, whre he lived contentedly until he died. He was a pious man and in his later years wrote poetry and did some religious comments and research. 1

Citations

  1. [S537] Letter, Renny MacKay to James H. Holcombe, 17 August 2004.

William Sheldon Holcombe1

b. 1827, d. 1851
     William Sheldon Holcombe was born in 1827 at Cedarville, Herkimer Co., NY. He was the son of Albern Holcombe and Elizabeth Thomas. William Sheldon Holcombe married Hannah Elizabeth Easton. William Sheldon Holcombe died in 1851; GS.

William's marker in the Cedarville cemetery indicates he died in 1851 so the children born after that are questionable, in fact, Charles and Jennie do no appear in the census records.

Hannah E. was enumerated in the 1860 Cedarville, Litchfield, Herkimer Co., NY, federal census without William; she was 32.. Children in the household were Edward B. 12, and William S. 10.


Hannah was enumerated in the 1870 Cedarville, Litchfield, Herkimer Co., NY, federal census. Willie age 19 was listed as head of household and brother Brannan age 21 was also in the household.

Children of William Sheldon Holcombe and Hannah Elizabeth Easton

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 137.2/Item A-8-1-2-13-2-2-4.

William Cary Wright

b. circa 1824
     William Cary Wright was born circa 1824 at MA.1 He married Parmelia Holcombe, daughter of Albern Holcombe and Elizabeth Thomas. William Cary Wright married Anna Lloyd-Jones.

Children of William Cary Wright and Parmelia Holcombe

Children of William Cary Wright and Anna Lloyd-Jones

Citations

  1. [S33] 1860 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  2. [S362] 1880 Federal Census,.
  3. [S68] 1870 Federal Census, unknown repository address.