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Obadiah Holmes1609

Name
Obadiah Holmes
Birth
Didsbury - Baptism
March 18, 1609
Lancashire, England
Latitude: N53.9004 Longitude: W2.5743

MarriageCatherine HydeView this family
November 20, 1630 (Age 21 years)
Manchester, Lancashire, England
Latitude: N53.4791 Longitude: W2.2447

Birth of a son
#1
Jonathan Holmes
1633 (Age 23 years)

Marriage of a childJonathan HolmesSarah BordenView this family
April 17, 1664 (Age 55 years)

Death of a wifeCatherine Hyde
October 15, 1682 (Age 73 years)
Middletown, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
Latitude: N41.5457 Longitude: W71.2914

Death of a sonJonathan Holmes
1712 (Age 102 years)

Family with Catherine Hyde - View this family
himself
wife
Catherine Hyde
Birth: October 27, 1608Lancashire, England
Death: October 15, 1682Middletown, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
Marriage: November 20, 1630Manchester, Lancashire, England
3 years
son

Shared note

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.