Margaret Holmes (1807 - 1888)

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Hotham, Australia

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Hotham, Australia

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Family

Father: Brown Allen Holmes
Mother: Ellen Johnson Holmes

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Edward Lovelady Holmes

Edward Lovelady Holmes

Edward Lovelady Holmes Family

Edward Lovelady Holmes Family

Lorenzo and Rhoda (Kuykendall) Holmes

Lorenzo and Rhoda (Kuykendall) Holmes

Kittie Bartow Holmes

Kittie Bartow Holmes

Lloyd J Holmes

Lloyd J Holmes

Lloyd J Holmes family

Lloyd J Holmes family

Lloyd J. Holmes gravesite

Lloyd J. Holmes gravesite

Bronwyn E. (Holmes) Maris

Bronwyn E. (Holmes) Maris

Douglass Holmes

Douglass Holmes

Ira Margaret Taylor Holmes Brown

Ira Margaret Taylor Holmes Brown

Blaney Richard Holmes family

Blaney Richard Holmes family

Kenya D Holmes

Kenya D Holmes

Kentrell D Holmes

Kentrell D Holmes

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Kennedy Josie Montouie Holmes Edward Lovelady Holmes Edward Lovelady Holmes Family Lorenzo and Rhoda (Kuykendall) Holmes

Timeline

1807 - In the year that Margaret Holmes was born, on August 17th, the Clermont - Robert Fulton's steamboat - made the first successful steamboat trip on the Hudson River between New York City and Albany. The boat ran at an average of 5 miles per hour.

1809 - She was merely 2 years old when on December 30th, Boston Massachusetts banned the wearing of masks at balls. Boston was following many other places - including England - by banning masked balls, which were considered to contribute to loose morals. After all, with masks, you couldn't tell the class of the person or even their gender! The law was extended in 1849 and repealed in 1963.

1818 - Margaret was just 11 years old when on April 4th, the United States Congress adopted the official flag of the United States. It had 13 red and white stripes - representing the original 13 colonies - and one star for each state (twenty at the time) with additional stars to be added whenever a new state was added to the Union.

1845 - At the age of 38 years old, Margaret was alive when on December 29th, Texas was admitted as the 28th state. Formerly part of Mexico, then an independent Republic, Texas consisted mainly of American settlers - English speaking - in the north and former Mexican citizens - Spanish speaking - in the south and west when admitted to the Union.

1888 - In the year of Margaret Holmes's passing, on July 25th, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City - Frank Edward McGurrin - decisively beat the competition in a typing contest in Ohio. He was supposedly the only person who used touch typing and is believed to have invented the method. Touch typing is ubiquitous now - but Frank's win is what convinced everyone that the method was good!

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Margaret Holmes passed away in 1888 in Hotham, Australia at 81 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. She was born in 1807. She was born to Brown Allen Holmes and Ellen Johnson Holmes, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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