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John William Holmes, MD

Birthplace: Pulaski, Virginia, United States
Death: December 05, 1925 (76)
Kenova, Wayne, West Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Pulaski, Pulaski, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of (CSA), Joshua Atchley Holmes, Sr and Elizabeth Rebecca Calfee Holmes
Husband of Rebecca Davis Holmes
Father of Elizabeth Susan Walker and Henry Hart Holmes
Brother of James Henry Holmes; Mary Margaret Howard; Joseph Anderson Holmes; Madison Davis Holmes and Joshua Atchley Holmes, Jr

Occupation: Medical Doctor
Managed by: Carolyn Holmes
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About John William Holmes, MD

John William Holmes was the oldest child of Joshua Atchley Holmes, Sr. and Elizabeth Rebecca Calfee Holmes. He was born near Barren Springs, Wythe County, VA on December 28, 1848.

John William Holmes married Rebecca Davis Hart of Accomack County, VA on March 15, 1882. He became a Doctor and was a prominent Physician in Pulaski City and County.

"Uncle Doctor" was the term of endearment that all of the Uncles and Cousins called him.

Dr. John William Holmes and Rebecca Davis Hart's children were: Elizabeth Susan Holmes who married Percy Eckman Walker in 1913; and Henry Hart Holmes (b. 1887) became a Civil Engineer.

Dr. John William Holmes died on December 5, 1925 at the age of 76 at Kenova, West Virginia.

Dr. John William Holmes and his wife Rebecca Davis Hart are buried at the Oakwood Cemetery, Pulaski, VA.


"The Holmes Family of Pulaski County, VA, 1790-1990". Family Records Collected, Compiled & Published by Joseph Charles Holmes, Richmond, VA, August 1991 and generously provided by Carol Walker.

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John William Holmes, MD's Timeline

December 28, 1848
Pulaski, Virginia, United States
May 15, 1885
Pulaski, Pulaski County, Virginia, United States
July 22, 1887
Pine, Pulaski County, Virginia, United States
December 5, 1925
Age 76
Kenova, Wayne, West Virginia, United States
Pulaski, Pulaski, Virginia, United States