Big changes have come to — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
Learn more

Home Page |Surname List |Index of Individuals |InterneTree |Sources

View Tree for Mary Caroline HoldenMary Caroline Holden (b. September 06, 1826, d. November 05, 1897)

Mary Caroline Holden (daughter of Walter Holden and Nancy B Bushnell) was born September 06, 1826 in Preston, New London Co, CT, and died November 05, 1897 in Putney, Rutland Co, VT. She married Silas Fitch Beebe on May 14, 1846 in Preston, New London Co,, CT, son of Joab Fitch Beebe and Sallie Morey.

 Includes NotesNotes for Mary Caroline Holden:
Admission & Renewals of Covenant
Extracted from
The Bi-Centennial Celebration
First Congregational Church
of Preston, Connecticut, 1698-1898
Statistics of the Church Taken From The Church Records.
May 14, 1846, Silas F. BEEBE of Norwich & Mary C. HOLDEN of Preston

Beebe ancestry:
Mary Caroline Holden Family

Justinian Holden came to this country with his older brother, Richard, on the "Francis" which sailed from Ipswich, Suffolk, England on 10 April 1634. They settled in Watertown, Ma.

Justinian (1) Holden -- Son of William, Jr., Son of William, Son of John, Son of Thomas, Son of John -- was Baptised 6 Oct 1611 at Lindsey, Suffolk, England,
son of William Jr. and Rose (LNU) Holden.
On 10 Apr 1634 two ships sailed from Ipswich, Suffolk, England bound for the Port of Boston in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
One of the ships was the "Elizabeth," The other ship, the "Francis," carried Justinian (1) and his older brother, Richard to the New World.
"Richard came from England for the cause of religion. He was a dissenter to the established Church of England." The brothers settled originally at Watertown, Ma.
In 1673, at Middlesex, Ma, Justinian married Mary Rutter b. 1647, at Sudbury, England; dau of John and Elizabeth (LNU) Rutter. Justinian d. Aug 1691 at Cambridge, Ma.
(There is a note that Justinian also married Elizabeth Jennison-NFR);

Children of Justinian (1) and Mary (Rutter) Holden, born at Cambridge, Ma.
Samuel (2) Holden b. 28 Apr 1674 at Cambridge, Ma d. 1726 at Cambridge, Ma, m. Susanna dau of William and Susanna (Randall) Shattuck d. about 1727. (see next paragraph.)
John Holden b. 18 July 1675 d. about 1767; m. Grace Jennison at Watertown on 7 Nov 1699.
Isaac Holden b. 26 May 1677, d. 8 Mar 1772 at Cambridge, Ma; m. Joanna Shattuck.
Mary Holden b. about 21 Mar 1678 m. Samuel Ward.
Grace Holden b. 13 Aug 1681 d. 9 Nov 1714 at Watertown, Ma; m. 17 Dec 1713 at Watertown, Benjamin Eddy.
Joseph Holden b.6 Sep 1683 d. 30 Nov 1768 at Westminster. Ma; m. about 17 Feb 1714 at Westminster, m1 Abigail Shattuck, m2 Elizabeth Dickson-NFR.
Elizabeth Holden b. 6 May 1686 d. 1767 NFR.

Samuel Holden lived upon the 66-acre tract, part of the homestead bequeathed him by his father. He added 14 acres by purchase. His situation identified him more with Watertown than Cambridge people, and he attended the Watertown church, where his children were baptised.
Children of Samuel (2) and Susanna (Shattuck) Holden; born Cambridge, Ma.
Lydia Holden (twin) baptised. 8 Oct 1699 Watertown, Ma.
Susanna Holden (twin) baptised 8 Oct 1699 Watertown, Ma.
Samuel Holden, Jr. b. 29 Sep 1701 d. 13 Sep 1723.
Mercy Holden b. 26 Mar1704 m1 John Stratton m2 Christopher Grant.
Mary Holden b. 1707 m1 7 Apr 1730 at Watertown, Ma; Reuben Farnsworth; m2
Thomas Barney NFR.
Abigail Holden b. 30 May 1710 m. about 13 Feb 1733 at Watertown, Ma; Samuel Jennison
William (3) Holden, MD b. about 4 Mar 1713 at Cambridge, Ma. d. 30 Mar 1776 at Dorchester, Ma. m. 25 Aug 1735 at Newtown, Ma; Hannah Beal dau of Thomas and Jael (Remington) Beal b.29 Sep 1714 d. 20 Jan 1786 at Dorchester, Ma. (see next paragraph).
Phineas Holden b. 12 May 1715 d. 1791 m. Zerviah Bushnell.

William (3) Holden was practicing medicine in Newtown, Ma in 1734. He soon moved to Bridgewater, then to Dorchester, Ma, where in 1753 he purchased 41 acres from John Holbrook, paying 600 pounds. The Alarm List of the 1st Independent Company of Dorchester, commanded by Colonel Estes Hatch, dated 15 Mar 1758, contains the names of William Holden and William Holden, Jr., William's epitaph describes him as "an eminent physician, a friend to his country, and a useful man"
Children of William (3) and Hannah (Beal) Holden.
The first three children b. Bridgewater others b. Dorchester.
Hannah Holden b. 10 Dec 1736 d. 14 Mar 1739 at Bridgewater.
Samuel (4) Holden b. 26 Nov 1737 at Bridgewater, Ma., d. 27 Apr 1808 at Dorchester, Ma., m. 27 Dec 1759 Hannah Kelton, dau of Edward and Mary (Paul) Kelton, b. 18 Sep 1718, d. 26 Mar 1829 (see next paragraph)
William Holden, Jr. b. Oct 1739, d. 18 Dec1819 at Dorchester, Ma, m. 27 Dec 1764 Susannah Humphrey.
Hannah Holden b. 8 Jan 1741 m. Jul 1775 Ezekiel Bird
Phineas Holden b. 31 Jan 1743 d. 27 Nov 1818 m. 30 Sep 1766 Thankful Baker at Dorchester
Jonathan Holden b. 21 Dec 1745 d. about 1790 at Montreal Quebec, Canada
m.14 Jul 1768 Mary Ann Baker
Lydia Holden b. 4 Nov 1749 d. 23 Nov 1844 at Dorchester m1 1 Dec 1781 Elisha Davenport m2 John Howe NFR
Mercy Holden b. 4 Jan 1752 m. 21 Dec 1775 Ebenezer Capen
Abigail Holden b. 24 Mar 1757 d. 25 Jan 1799 m. Ebenezer Moseley

Samuel (4) Holden was a minute man at Dorchester Heights under Capt. Samuel Clapp, Colonel Gill's Regiment, March 1776. He turned out for the defense of Boston and commanded a company in Colonel Ebenezer Thayer's regiment of New Levies from Suffolk County.
Children of Samuel (4) and Hannah (Kelton) Holden; born at Dorchester, Ma.
Mary Holden b. 11 Sep 1760, d. 25 Aug 1833, m. 21 Aug 1780 Enoch Fenno.
Hannah Holden b. 12 Feb 1763, d. 18 Dec 1832, m. 5 Apr 1781 John Mellish
Samuel (5) Holden, Jr. b. 10 Apr 1765 at Dorchester, Ma d. 12 Jul 1826 at Preston, Ct, m. 13 Apr 1788 at Milton, Ma, Ruth Daniels b. 5 Feb 1764 d. 2 Aug 1839 at Preston, Ct. dau of Verin and Ruth (Billings) Daniels; (see next paragraph)
Justinian Holden b. 19 Jul 1767 d. 5 October 1801 at Norfolk, Va.; m. Susannah Butts.
Edward Holden b. 30 Aug 1769 d.16 Nov1823 m. 31 Jul 1791 Anna Payson.
Zeruiah Holden b. 20 May 1772 d. 12 Sep 1816 m. 1 Nov 1791 Ephraim Davenport.
Susannah Holden 11 Sep 1774 d. 1 Sep 1849 m. 30 Apr 1798 Joshua Glover.
William Holden b. 1 Dec 1777 d. Oct 1827 at Portland, Me. m. Jane Crosby.
Elizabeth Holden b. 28 Jan 1782 m. 6 Oct 1800 Joseph Arnold.
Lucy Holden b. 30 Jul 1784 m. 6 Sep 1804 Josiah Cushing.

Samuel (5) Holden, Jr. was a member of the company commanded by Captain or Lieutenant Williams, from Dorchester called out during Shay's rebellion from 8 Jan 1787 to 8 Feb 1787. He also served in company's commanded by Captains James Robinson and Elijah Reed. He moved his family to Preston, Ct. around 1790 and engaged in farming.

Children of Samuel (5) Jr. and Ruth (Daniels) Holden; born Preston, Ct.
Louisa Holden b. 19 Apr 1789 d. 14 Jul 1853 at Norwich, Ct m. John Hillard.
Walter (6) Holden b. 5 Aug 1791 at Preston, Ct. d. 13 July 1855 at Preston, Ct, m.11 Jan 1816 Nancy Benjamin Bushnell b. 18 Jan 1795, d. 18 Oct 1846 at Preston, Ct, dau of Joseph and Anna (Roath) Bushnell. m2 Lydia Wheeler Moore b. 26 Oct 1818 at Preston, Ct, d. 18 Nov 1900 at Norwich Ct, dau of (Sergeant) David, Jr. and Keziah (Ames) Moore, his 3rd wife. (see next paragraph.)
Rebekah Holden b. 15 June 1795, d. 22 Sep 1806 at Preston, Ct.
Caroline b. 30 Jan 1799, d. 4 Apr 1821 m. James Kellam.
Samuel, III b. 28 Nov 1801, d. 3 Sep 1849 m. 8 Mar 1827, Sally Hilliard Brewster.
Charlotte b. 28 June 1806 d.1830 m. 24 Apr 1830, Zebulon R Robbins.

Walter (6) Holden served as a private. in the Connecticut Militia, 1812, 20th Regiment, Tracey's, when the British threatened Stonington and again when New London was attacked in the War of 1812.

ID: I5667 Given Name: Walter Surname: HOLDEN Sex: M Birth: 5 Aug 1791 in Preston, New London Co. Death: 13 Feb 1855 in Preston, New London Co. Reference Number: 5815
Marriage 1: ID: I5668 Name: Nancy B. BUSHNELL, in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut, USA, on 1 Jan 1816
Given Name: Nancy B. Surname: Bushnell Sex: F Birth: 18 Jan 1795, Death: 18 Oct 1846 Reference Number: 5816

Children of Walter Holden and Nancy Bushnell:
Charles Walter Holden - ID: I6781 Given Name: Charles Walter Surname: HOLDEN Sex: M Birth: 25 Oct 1816 in Norwich, New London Co., Ct., d. 7 Jun 1875 in Preston, New London Co., Ct.
Ruth Ann Holden , b: 25 Jul 1818 in Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut

Edwin Fitch Holden b: 21 Nov 1823 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut, USA
Mary Caroline HOLDEN b: 6 Sep 1826 in Preston, New London Co., Ct., d: 5 Nov 1897 in Putney, Rutland Co., Vermont, m. 14 May 1846 in Preston, Ct., to Silas Fitch Beebe, b. 14 May, 1826.
First Congregational Church of Preston, CT, 1698-1898 - Marriages
May 14, 1846, Silas F. BEEBE of Norwich & Mary C. HOLDEN of Preston

Walter Holden Marriage 2: Lydia W. MOORE, b: 26 Oct 1818.
Edward Holden b.22 Feb 1851 d. 2 Jul 1923 m. 20 Oct 1875 Sarah Millard Andrews.
Justin (7) b. 5 Oct 1852 at Preston, Ct. d. 25 Apr 1928 at Norwich, Ct. m 7 Oct 1874 at Norwich, Ct.
Josephine Perkins b.8 May 1851 at Norwich, Ct. d 20 Oct 1933 at Norwich, Ct dau of
Henry A and Amelia (Munroe) Perkins.
Maria Dudley b. 9 June 1855 d.13 Jan 1879.

Note: Lydia Wheeler Moore establishes a link of decadency from George Soule of the Mayflower-1620 Plymouth Colony, as follows: Susannah Soule was George Soule's daughter. She married Francis West who's daughter Susanna West married Moses Barber. Moses Barber's son Samuel m. Anne Cory who's daughter Mary Barber James married David Moore who's son (Sergeant) David Moore, Jr. and his 3rd wife Keziah Ames were the parents of Lydia Wheeler Moore. (Mary Barber James was the widow of Lt. Thomas James)

Justin (7) Some Facts: 1887 Elected to State Legislature
1892 Senior Deacon-Masonic Lodge
1893 Junior Warden, Masons
1895 Senior Warden-Masons
1896/7 Worshipful Master-Masons
1898 Deputy-New London Ct.
1903 Deputy-New London Ct.
1912 Grand Master-State of Connecticut-Masons
Justin (7) b. 5 Oct 1852 at Preston, Ct. d.25 Apr 1928 at Norwich, Ct m. 7 Oct 1874 at Norwich, Ct. Josephine Perkins b. 8 May 1851 at Norwich, Ct d. Oct 1933 at Norwich, Ct daughter of Henry A. Perkins and Hannah Amelia Munroe. Justin (7) and Josephine had the following children:
Walter b. 26 July 1875 d. 14 Oct 1942 m1 Susan
May Tracy m2 Edna Maples
Caroline Louisa (8) b. 31 Dec 1876 d. 3 Dec 1954 (b. and d. in Norwich, Ct) m. 29 Jun 1898 at Norwich, Ct. Charles Herbert Adams b.18 Mar 1875 d. 8 June 1960 at Norwich, Ct Son of William H. and Sarah Adelade (Wood) Adams. Both are interred Maplewood Cemetery in Norwich, Ct.
Justin, Jr. b. 27 Dec 1881 at Canterbury, Ct. d. 16 Feb 1916 at Norwich, Ct
Edith b. 2 Dec 1888 d. 27 Feb 1929 m. Albert W Degenaar (m. and d. Balboa, Canal Zone, Panama

Caroline Louisa (8) Holden b. 31 Dec 1876 at Norwich, Ct. d. 3 Dec 1954 at Norwich, Ct. m. 29 June 1998 at Norwich, Ct.; Charles Herbert Adams b. 18 Mar 1875 at Norwich, Ct. d. 8 June 1960 at Norwich, Ct. Both are interred at Maplewood Cemetery, East Great Plains, Norwich, Ct. Charles Herbert and Caroline Louisa (8) (Holden) Adams had the following child:

Picture of Mary Caroline Holden and Silas Fitch Beebe
Clarence and Elizabeth Beebe Wedding

More About Mary Caroline Holden and Silas Fitch Beebe:
Marriage: May 14, 1846, Preston, New London Co,, CT.

Children of Mary Caroline Holden and Silas Fitch Beebe are:
  1. +Clarence Edwin Beebe, b. August 17, 1845, Norwich, New London, Ct, d. January 02, 1917, Prescott, Arizona.
Created with Family Tree Maker

Home | Help | About Us | | | Site Index | Terms of Service | PRIVACY
© 2009