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Sarah Holcomb[1]

Female 1691 - 1787  (96 years)


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  • Name Sarah Holcomb  [2
    Born 1691  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 1787  [2
    Person ID I140067  My Genealogy

    Father Nathaniel Holcomb,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Bliss,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F49346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel Barber,   b. 17 May 1673,   d. 18 Dec 1725  (Age 52 years) 
    Children 
     1. John Barber,   b. 4 Dec 1719,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F49737  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • (III) Samuel, son of Lieutenant Thomas (2) and Mary (Phelps) Barber, was born May 17, 1673, died December 18, 1725. He married, December 17, 1712, Sarah Holcomb, born 1691, died 1787, aged ninety-six, daughter of Nathaniel and Mary (Bliss) Holcomb. She removed from the old parish to West Simsbury in 1738 with her four sons, Samuel, Thomas, Jonathan and John, and daughters, Mercy and Sarah, the sons settling on the best land in the "centre school district." They were among the earliest and most prominent settlers of West Simsbury, Children: 1. Samuel, born 1714; married (first) Tryphena Humphrey; (second) Hannah (Humphrey) Case. 2. Thomas, born 1716; married Elizabeth Adams, 3. Jonathan, born 1717; married Jemima Cornish. 4. John, see forward. 5. Sarah, born April 1, 1722; married John Case. 6, Mercy, married Ephraim Buell, Jr.
      See source for Samuel.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1484] jontoddgibsoncase, Jon Todd Gibson Case.

    2. [S382] New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial; a Record of theAchievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and theFounding of a Nation, Cutter, William Richard, ed., (New York, NY: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1911, Reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1996. at WWW.Genealogy.Com ABBR New England FamiliesTITL New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial; a Record of theAchievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and theFounding of a Nation, 4 volumes.).