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From: "Joyce Hamilton" <>
Subject: RE: [Sc-Ir] RE: Rev. Holmes to Boston, 1718
Date: Sun, 9 Apr 2006 22:36:13 -0700
You might check Hanna's section on early Presbyterian congregations in
Ireland, which lists the ministers and their dates of service [The
Scotch-Irish, vol. II, Appendix V, page 381.] Look in the index under
"Presbyterian ministers in Ireland before 1800" and search for Homes/Holmes
etc. That should give you the first name of Rev. Holmes.
You might also get hold of "Fasti of the Irish Presbyterian Church".
[McConnell, Presbyterian Historical Society, 1951]. It is out of print and
hard to find, but it is available on microfilm [LDS film #994,080 item 5].
It has brief biographies of Presbyterian ministers in Ireland from 1613 to
1840. That will probably tell you which of them went to America.
There is also a Fasti Ecclesiae Hibernicae, but that covers Church of
From: charles [mailto:]
Sent: Saturday, April 08, 2006 3:41 AM
Subject: Re: [Sc-Ir] RE: Rev. Holmes to Boston, 1718
The given name of Rev. Homes who signed the petition is unknown to me. I'm
trying to determine if he did indeed emigrate and where he and his group
I'm trying to trace my Holmes ancestry and I feel he is connected to one
of the Holmes mentioned in the petition.