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WDC GenWeb - Descendants of Joshua Holcomb III


* Joshua Holcomb III b. Sep 18 1697 Simsbury CT, d. Nov 1772
     Member of Connecticut General Assembly from Simsbury, in 1756
  m. Mary Griffin Oct 28 1720 Simsbury CT, b. Sep 16 1699 Simsbury
  *  Capt. Hezekiah Holcomb
     b. Jan 21 1726 Simsbury CT, d. Jul 17 1794 Simsbury
        buried Scotland Cem (St. Andrew's), Bloomfield CT
        Rev. War service: Capt. in 17th Reg., CT Inf., Co. of Capt. Lemuel
        Bates. Member of CT General Assembly from Simsbury 1773 and 1785,
        and from Granby CT 1787-89
     m. Susanna Alderman Sep 29 1748 Simsbury
        b. Sep 5 1723 Simsbury, d. Oct 9 1814 Simsbury buried Scotland Cem
        [d/o Josiah Alderman, and Mindwell Case d. 1814]
     *  Chloe Holcomb
        m. Bowell Phelps
     *  Abel Holcomb
     *  Hezekiah Holcomb
     *  Susannah Holcomb b. 1753
        m. Samuel Forward b. Apr 21 1752 Simsbury CT
     *  Timothy Holcomb b. Feb 25 1756 Simsbury CT, d. Jun 1843 Bath Co VA
           Rev. War service: in Capt. Noah Phelps' Co., Col. Andrew Ward's
           Reg. for 8 months; also for 2 months in Capt. Benajab Holcomb's
           Co. from Aug 1778. Moved from CT to Bath Co VA bef July 17 1791.
           A Justice in Bath Co in 1795. Reportedly m.2nd Mary Chestnut
        m. Elizabeth Griffin 1772 Simsbury
           b. May 26 1755 Simsbury, d. aft Apr 1808 Bath Co VA
           [d/o Benoni Griffin b. 1714 and Mary Delacey, had 13 children.
           Benoni s/o Thomas Griffin b. Oct 3 1658 Simsbury CT, d. 1715
           Simsbury, and Elizabeth Welton d. Sep 20 1722 Simsbury. Elizabeth
           is d/o John Welton]
        *  Susanna Holcomb d. 1819
        *  Matilda Holcomb
              She and her husband living in Bath Co VA in 1840
           m. Roger Gum abt 1811
        *  Samuel Holcomb b. 1773 CT or VA(WV), d. 1855 Greenbrier Co WV
           Living in CT in 1830, VA in 1850
        *  Elizabeth Holcomb b. 1774 East Windsor CT, bpt. Jan 6 1775
        *  Rosanna Holcomb b. 1776 CT
        *  Timothy Holcomb II b. 1780 CT, d. Nov 13 1858 Braxton Co WV
        *  Ethan Allen Holcomb b. 1789 Simsbury CT
              Living in Bath Co VA 1820, Nicholas Co WV 1850, Clay Co WV
              in 1860
           m. Susan Hughes Sep 20 1820 Bath Co VA
              b. 1793 d. 1862 Nicholas/Clay Co WV
           *  Mary Holcomb
              m. Cyrus Rodgers
           *  Samuel Holcomb II b. 1820
              m. Susan Boggs 1836 (of Greenbrier Co WV), b. 1824
              *  Franklin M Holcomb b. 1837
              *  James Holcomb
                 b. Jun 2 1840 Nicholas Co WV, d. Nov 18 1905 Kanawha Co WV
                    buried Holcombe Cem, Clendenin
                 m. Penelope Cobb Aug 19 1859 Kanawha Co
                    b. 1839 Kanawha Co, d. Jul 26 1907 Kanawha Co
                    one source says m. in Clay Co WV
                 *  Julia Ann Holcolm
                    b. Apr 29 1860 Kanawha Co WV, d. May 10 1932 Kanawha Co
                       one source says b. in Clay Co WV
                    m. John D Metheny Mar 4 1894 Kanawha Co
                 *  Mordecai James Holcomb b. Feb 18 1863
                 *  Samantha Hall Holcomb
                    b. Apr 11 1866 Kanawha Co WV, d. Apr 16 1924 Kanawha Co
                 *  Eliza Charlotte Holcomb
                    b. Sep 11 1867 Kanawha Co WV, d. Aug 30 1955 Kanawha Co
                    m. Robert W Kennedy May 6 1896 Kanawha Co
                 *  John Clark Holcomb
                    b. Nov 2 1868 Kanawha Co WV, d. Jan 9 1943 Kanawha Co
                    m. Mary Hindman Dec 3 1902 Kanawha Co
                 *  Samuel Edward Holcomb
                    b. Mar 25 1872 Kanawha Co WV, d. Apr 4 1941 Kanawha Co
                    m. Lillie Smith
                 *  Martha Susan Holcomb
                    b. Sep 26 1874 Kanawha Co WV, d. Aug 10 1957 Kanawha Co
                    m. Walter W Kennedy May 4 1898 Kanawha Co
                 *  Mary Isabella Holcomb
                    b. Jun 19 1876 Kanawha Co WV, d. Jan 6 1955 Kanawha Co
                    m. John D Kennedy
              *  Mary Elizabeth Holcomb
                 b. Jul 2 1842 Sycamore Creek, Nicholas Co WV
                 d. Jun 2 1899 Falls Mill WV
                    buried Highwood Cem, near Falls Mill
                 m. Rev. John Ashley Cobb Aug 19 1858 Clay Co WV
                    b. Oct 24 1841 Kanawha Co WV, d. Jul 3 1919 Montrose WV
                 Descendants of Mary Holcomb and John Cobb
           *  Ezekiel Holcomb
           *  John B Holcomb
           *  James Holcomb
     *  Jesse Holcomb b. Nov 20 1759
        m. Louisa Pinney
     *  Seth Holcomb b. 1768 d. 1804
        m. Deborah Bates b. 1768 d. 1857


Contributors:

Jerry Coffman - jlcoffman@hotmail.com - In general
Janet Martin - gus@nccoast.net - James Holcomb and Penelope Cobb descendants

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