6. (250.). Edward HOLMES (16) was born in 1746 in Hare Hill, Cumberland, England. He was baptized on 2 Nov 1746 in Lanercost, Cumberland. (17) He died in Sep 1834 in Abbey Lanercost, Cumberland. He was buried on 17 Sep 1834 in Lanercost.(18) He was a farmer. He served as churchwarden of Lanercost Parish in 1788. He was married to Elizabeth MAUGHAN on 26 Dec 1776 in Lanercost. (19) The register notes that Elizabeth was from Brampton parish. Witnesses were Elizabeth Ramshay and Nicholes Maughan.
7. (251.). Elizabeth MAUGHAN. Children were:
i. Margaret HOLMES was born in 1777 in Hare Hill, Cumberland, England. She was baptized on 28 Sep 1777 in Lanercost. (20) She had the following children out of wedlock: Edward (b.1803); Daniel (1806); John (1808); and Thomas (1818). (source: The Search, by Anne Hait Christian).
ii. William HOLMES was born in 1779 in Abbey Lanercost, Cumberland, England. He was baptized on 22 Aug 1779 in Lanercost. (21)
iii. Sarah HOLMES was born in 1781 in Abbey Lanercost. She was baptized on 5 Aug 1781 in Lanercost. (22) She married Barnabus WAUGH of Walton parish at Lanercost 16 Nov 1811. (Witnesses were Thomas Boustead and Elizabeth Atkinson.) They lived at Howgill (Burtholme), Cumberland. They had the following children (with dates of baptism at Lanercost): Joseph, 12 Sep 1812; George, 14 Oct 1814; Mary, 6 Nov 1817. (Sarah may also have had a daughter before this marriage; there is an entry in the Lanercost parish register for the baptism of "Mary, daughter of Sarah Holme of the Abbey, illegitimate, 6 Jan 1804.")
iv. Elizabeth HOLMES was born in 1783 in Abbey Lanercost. She was baptized on 10 Aug 1783 in Lanercost. (23) She married Joseph NATRASS of Castle Carrock parish on 3 Apr 1813 at Lanercost. (Witnesses were Thomas Hodgson and Jane Holmes.) They lived in Abbey Lanercost until about 1814-15, when they moved to Harehill. They had the following children (with date of baptism at Lanercost): Ann, 20 Jun 1813; George, 3 Nov 1816; Elizabeth, 29 Mar 1818; Thomas, 18 Jul 1819; Jane, 25 Jun 1826.
v. Jane HOLMES was born in 1785 in Abbey Lanercost. She was baptized on 30 Aug 1785 in Lanercost. (24)
3 (125.) vi. Ann HOLMES.
vii. John HOLMES was born in 1789 in Abbey Lanercost. He was baptized on 24 Oct 1789 in Lanercost. (25)
viii. Joseph HOLMES was born about 1793 in Abbey Lanercost. He was baptized on 1 Jul 1804 in Lanercost. (26) (The register notes that at the time of his baptism, in 1804, he was about 10.) He was a husbandman in Low Wall and Harehill, Cumberland. He married Mary STEELE of Lanercost parish on 17 Jun 1820 at Lanercost. They lived at Low Wall, then moved between 1822 and 1825 to Harehill (both in Burtholme, Cumberland). They had the following children (with date of baptism at Lanercost): John, 18 May 1822; Edward, 5 May 1825; William, 5 Jan 1828; Joseph, 28 Aug 1830.
ix. Thomas HOLMES was born about 1792 in Abbey Lanercost. (The register notes that at the time of his baptism in 1804 he was about 12.) He was baptized on 1 Jul 1804 in Lanercost, Cumberland, England. (27)
x. Edward HOLMES was born on 31 Mar 1794 in Abbey Lanercost. He was baptized on 31 Mar 1794 in Lanercost. (28) He died on 1 Apr 1794 in Abbey Lanercost. (The burial record in the register notes that he died at the age of 12 hours.) He was buried on 1 Apr 1794 in Lanercost. (29)
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