- Obadiah Holmes
Didsbury - BaptismMarch 18, 1609
Latitude: N53.9004 Longitude: W2.5743
|Marriage||Catherine Hyde — View this family|
November 20, 1630 (Age 21 years)
Manchester, Lancashire, England
Latitude: N53.4791 Longitude: W2.2447
| Birth of a son|
1633 (Age 23 years)
|Marriage of a child||Jonathan Holmes — Sarah Borden — View this family|
April 17, 1664 (Age 55 years)
|Death of a wife||Catherine Hyde|
October 15, 1682 (Age 73 years)
Middletown, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
Latitude: N41.5457 Longitude: W71.2914
|Death of a son||Jonathan Holmes|
1712 (Age 102 years)
|Family with Catherine Hyde|
Birth: Didsbury - Baptism — March 18, 1609 — Lancashire, England
Birth: October 27, 1608 — Lancashire, England
Death: October 15, 1682 — Middletown, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
Marriage: November 20, 1630 — Manchester, Lancashire, England
Birth: Mar. 18, 1610 Didsbury Lancashire, England Death: Oct. 15, 1682 Middletown Newport County Rhode Island, USA
Upon arriving in America he was admitted to membership in The Church o f England in Salem, MA. On Mar 24, 1639, he established a glass foundr y, the first in America to make window glass. However, he became a vic tim of religious persecution, was excommunicated from the church at Sa lem, and in 1646 moved his famiy from Salem to Rehoboth, MA. On Oct 2 , 1650 Obadiah Holmes and others of Rehoboth, were indicted by the Gra nd Jury at New Plymouth for holding meetings in their homes on Sunday . This indictment prompted his move from MA to Newport, RI. There he b ecame a colleague of Roger Williams, and the 2nd minister of the firs t Baptist Church in Newport,RI, taking the leadership of the church wh ile Pastor John Clarke, M.D. was England.
He was christened at Didsbury, Co.Lancashire on Mar 18,1609/10, the so n of Robert Hulme Jr and Catherine Johnson Hulme.
He married Catherine Hyde on 20 Nov 1630 at Manchester, Co.Lancashire , England.
Children: John Holmes, Jonathan Holmes, Mary Holmes Brown, Lydia Holme s Bowne, Martha Holmes Odlin, Samuel Holmes, Obadiah Holmes Jr, John H olmes, Joseph Holmes, and Hopestill Holmes Taylor.