A One-Name Study
for the BARNUM/BARNHAM Surname
Notes for Joseph Ellicott HOLMES
Joseph Ellicott Holmes, grandson of Orsamus Holmes, son of Alanson Holmes & Olive Lee
b. 15 June 1805, Sheridan (Chautauqua Co.), New York; d. 26 August 1893, Washington, DC, m. Salome Smith, 19 May 1829, Meadville (Crawford Co.), PA.
Engineer, Supervisor of the Great Crystal Palace Exhibitions in New York and London which were the forerunners to today's World's Fair, writer for "Scientific American," friend of Clara Barton and Charter Member of the American Red Cross.
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