Holmes, David James

Life Span
to
Dickinson Connection
Class of 1854
Full name
David James Holmes
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
No. of Spouses
2
No. of Children
7
Family
Daniel R. Holmes (father), Mary Giffin Holmes (mother), Equilda L. M. Plumb (first wife), Helen C. Cook (second wife)
Education
Dickinson (Carlisle College)
Yale
Other
Other Education
Williams College; Garret Biblical Institute; Allegheny College
Occupation
Clergy
Educator
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Marital status in 1860
Married

David James Holmes (Dickinson Alumni Record)

Reference
*Holmes, David James - Born December 22, 1830, near Carlisle, Pa.; p., Daniel R. and Mary (Griffin) Holmes; prep., Rock River seminary, Mt. Morris, Ill.; entered 1850; entered Yale, 1851; entered Williams college; entered Garrett Biblical institute; A. B., 1855, Williams; B. D., Garret Biblical institute; D. D., 1890, Allegheny college; teacher, three years; entered Rock River conference, 1859, and in active ministry until date of death; married, March 28, 1852, Equilda L. M. Plumb of New Haven, Conn, who died September 16, 1865; children, John M., Mary Elliot, William Deles, Frank Guendon; second, November, 1866, Mrs. Helen C. Cook of Rockford, Ill.; children, Fannie Cheever, Daniel James and David Wheeler. Died Jun. 4, 1904, at Palatine, Ill.
George Leffingwell Reed, ed., Alumni Record: Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA: Dickinson College, 1905), 184.
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