James Holwell

M, b. 1815, d. January 1882
  • James Holwell was born in 1815 in Devon. He was the son of William Holwell and Grace Bassett.
  • At the age of 19 years, James Holwell married Elizabeth Austin, daughter of Thomas Austin and Elizabeth Warne, on 7 October 1834 in Menheniot. Grooms occupation is shown as a sojourner living in this parish. They were married by banns, and by Vicar Richard Martin and witnesses to the marriage were Susan Austin and William Ford.
  • James Holwell appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in Devon. He was a 25 year old male.
  • There is a death of a Elizabeth Austin recorded in the Devon, England in March 1846, however, this may not be the correct date of death for this Elizabeth Austin.
  • His marriage, at 32 years, to Ann Webster was registered in the March 1847 Quarter in Tavistock, Devon Registration District.
  • James Holwell and Ann Webster appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Breconshire, Wales. James 38, lived with his wife Ann and daugher Harriet, and son.
  • James Holwell and Ann Webster appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Cornwall. James, 46 was shown as a copper miner born Lamerton, living with his wife Ann 38 born Crowan, Cornwall and children Harriett Shaw, 23, married, daugher, an ore dresser born South Sydham, Devon; William E 16, born South Sydham and his niece Mary Ann Richards, 4 born Breage, Cornwall.
  • James Holwell and Ann Webster appeared on the census of 1871 in East Halifax. James was shown as a 62 year old miner born Engand living with his wife Ann aged 40, also born England. Both were Church of England and Ann was able to read and write. James' son William lived two doors down.
  • James Holwell and Ann Webster appeared on the census of 4 April 1881 in Nova Scotia. James, 68, was a farmer born England living with his wife Ann, 59, and his son William E, aged 33 a miner born England, and William's wife Mary Ann aged 28 born Nova Scotia, and their children Frederick W, aged 10, Winnifred aged 8, David N aged 5, Laura Jane aged 4 and Edward L aged 1. All the chidren were born in Nova Scotia.
  • In June 1881,his wife, Ann Webster died. This date may be incorrect. According to family hearsay, the family did leave Canada, Ann dying a few weeks before they left.
  • Sometime after the 1881 Census William and his father James left Nova Scotia for the US. They made their way to Deadwood, South Dakato where they worked in the gold mines. Accoring to family hearsay they were contracted by the Homestake Mining Company to sink the first mining shaft in the Lead City area, three miles from Deadwood. At that time Deadwood was bustling gold boomtown at that time, with lots of violence with very little law and order.
  • James Holwell died in January 1882 in Scull Creek, Wyoming. According to family hearsay, James, William, and William's son David were on an ice cutting detail in January 1882 when an immigrant in a covered wagon was passing through. He stopped across the creek from them and James ventured to cross the creek to be able to hear them better. Upon crossing the creek the ice gave way and James was soaked. He made it to the other side and he stood there talking to the immigrant till his clothes froze solid to his skin as the temperature was near zero degrees. After the immigrants went on their way James, William and David went back to the ranch where James came down with pneumonia an died a few days later.

Children of James Holwell and Elizabeth Austin

James Henry Holwell

M, b. 8 November 1890, d. 21 March 1953
  • James Henry Holwell was born on 8 November 1890 in Scull Creek, Wyoming.
  • He was the son of William Edward Holwell and Mary Ann Beaglehole.
  • James Henry Holwell appeared as a member of the household of William Edward Holwell and Mary Ann Beaglehole in 1910 in Newcastle, Wyoming; William was 65, Mary Ann 58, Fred 39, Nelson 35, Edward 31, James 20 and Elma 15.
  • At the age of 26 years, 3 months and 26 days, James Henry Holwell married Zella Gertrude Johnson, daughter of Axel William Johnson and Almira Jennie Gorsuch, on 6 March 1917 in Wyoming.
  • James Henry Holwell and Zella Gertrude Johnson appeared on the census of January 1920 in Wyoming. James, aged 30, was born in Wyoming and lived with his wife Zella G, aged 22 born Iowa and their son Milton J born Wyoming and aged 1 year 5 months.
  • He was James ran a drilling business with his sons.
  • James Henry Holwell died on 21 March 1953 in Newcastle, Wyoming, at age 62.

Children of James Henry Holwell and Zella Gertrude Johnson

Laura Jane Holwell

F, b. 1877, d. 1925
  • Laura Jane Holwell was born in 1877 in Nova Scotia.
  • She was the daughter of William Edward Holwell and Mary Ann Beaglehole.
  • Laura Jane Holwell appeared as a member of the household of James Holwell and Ann Webster on 4 April 1881 in Nova Scotia; James, 68, was a farmer born England living with his wife Ann, 59, and his son William E, aged 33 a miner born England, and William's wife Mary Ann aged 28 born Nova Scotia, and their children Frederick W, aged 10, Winnifred aged 8, David N aged 5, Laura Jane aged 4 and Edward L aged 1. All the chidren were born in Nova Scotia.
  • At the age of 21 years, Laura Jane Holwell married Ira S Bowker on 4 January 1898 in Wyoming. They were married at the home of Laura's parents in Skull Creek.
  • In 1901 A. W. Bowen wrote a book "Progressive Men in Wyoming". Ira featured, although his name was spelt incorrectly:-
    IRA S. BAWKER
    With the love of nature that distinguishes the true husbandman, Ira S. Bawker, of Inyankara, Wyoming, has turned his back upon the allurements of mercantile life, for which he was specially prepared, devoting himself to the peaceful and productive pursuits of agriculture, in which the man of industry and thrift sees the fruits of his labor blooming and ripening around him, refreshing the landscape with their beauty and gladdening the heart with the promise of substantial comfort. Mr. Bawker is a native of Jo Daviess county, Ill., where he was born on July 12. 1868, the son of James T. and Catherine ( Bricklcr) Bawker, an account of whose career is to be found elsewhere in this volume. Ira began his scholastic training in the schools of Illinois, continued it in those of Kansas, where the family lived for a time, and completed it at Sundance, Wyo., after the home was established in that neighborhood. After completing the course, he returned to his native state and attended an excellent commercial college in Dixon, for the purpose of fitting himself for business. Instead of mercantile life, however, he joined the great army of agriculturists in Wyoming, working for his father on his ranch, and also on land of his own, which he took up adjacent to that of his father. In 1895, with his father, he bought the ranch on Skull Creek, twenty-five miles northwest of Newcastle, on which he has lived since his marriage in 1898. This he has greatly improved, having there built up a thriving industry in cattle raising and general farming. In the ranch there are 480 acres, and he has also control of a large body of leased land. His residence is an attractive cottage, which he has built and furnished with due consideration for the comfort and pleasure of its inmates, and his cattle are housed in good sheds and fed from the capacious stacks with which the place is supplied. On January 4, 1897, at the home of the bride's parents on Skull Creek, Mr. Bawker was married to Miss Laura J. Holwell, a native of Nova Scotia, and a daughter of William and Margaret E. (Beaglehole) Holwell. Her father was born in England and her mother in New Jersey. Mr. Holwell came west in 1878, locating a little later, in Wyoming, and taking up his residence in 1881 on Skull Creek, where his family joined him in 1883, and is one of the successful and prominent cattlemen of the section. Mr. and Mrs. Bawker have one child. Edgar I. The head of the house is a Democrat in politics, steadfastly adhering to his party in all issues involving real government principles.
  • Laura Jane Holwell and Ira S Bowker appeared on the census of 1910 in Holwell, Wyoming. Ira was 41, born Illinois, living with his wife Laura 33, and children Edgar 11, Bernice B 6, Dora S 4, and Roy E Maxfield aged 21.
  • Laura Jane Holwell died in 1925 in Newcastle, Wyoming.
  • She was buried in Greenwood Cemetery.

Children of Laura Jane Holwell and Ira S Bowker

Milton Junior Holwell

M, b. 21 July 1918, d. 19 August 1985
  • Milton Junior Holwell was born on 21 July 1918 in Wyoming.
  • He was the son of James Henry Holwell and Zella Gertrude Johnson.
  • Milton Junior Holwell appeared as a member of the household of James Henry Holwell and Zella Gertrude Johnson in January 1920 in Wyoming; James, aged 30, was born in Wyoming and lived with his wife Zella G, aged 22 born Iowa and their son Milton J born Wyoming and aged 1 year 5 months.
  • Milton Junior Holwell died on 19 August 1985 in Hot Springs at age 67.
  • He was buried on 22 August 1985 in Dakato, United States of America.

Myrtle Author/Authur Holwell

M, b. 4 July 1905, d. 17 July 1985
  • Myrtle Author/Authur Holwell was born on 4 July 1905 in Scull Creek, Wyoming.
  • He was the son of David Nelson Holwell and Lottie May Bacon.
  • Myrtle Author/Authur Holwell appeared as a member of the household of David Nelson Holwell and Hannah Harriet Cooksley in 1920 in Weston; David (or Nelson) was 44 years old, born Nova Scotia, living with his wife Harriet, 31 born Iowa, and children Harland 15, Myrtle A 14, Mary E 6yrs & 11 months, Mervin 4, William 6, and Margarueta 4. Living with them were a Evert Gasley, 28 born Iowa and Mary J Polson 22, born Kanses.
  • Myrtle Author/Authur Holwell appeared on the census of between 1920 and 1930 in Wyoming.
  • Myrtle Author/Authur Holwell married Helen Charlotte Larson circa 1930.
  • Myrtle Author/Authur Holwell appeared as a member of the household of David Nelson Holwell and Hannah Harriet Cooksley in 1930 in Skull Creek, Wyoming; David 55, was born in Canada, Hattie 41 was born in Iowa. Living with them were their children Myrla A 24, Mary E 17, William H 16, Mervin E 14, Margaruete E 14, David N 9, Robert E, 5 and Ruth W 5. All the chidren were born in Wyoming.
  • Myrtle Author/Authur Holwell died on 17 July 1985 in Wyoming at age 80.

Nellie Blanche Holwell

F, b. 12 February 1877, d. 3 July 1911
  • Nellie Blanche Holwell was born on 12 February 1877 in Wyoming, USA.
  • She was the daughter of William Edward Holwell and Mary Ann Beaglehole.
  • At the age of 28 years, Nellie Blanche Holwell married Samuel J Jones in 1906 in Wyoming.
  • Nellie Blanche Holwell and Samuel J Jones appeared on the census of 1910 in Newcastle, Wyoming. Samuel 26 and Nellie 22 lived with their daughter Ruth aged 3.
  • Nellie Blanche Holwell died on 3 July 1911 in Newcastle, Wyoming, at age 34.

Child of Nellie Blanche Holwell and Samuel J Jones

Quinton Roy Holwell

M, b. 25 December 1922, d. 21 February 1999
  • Quinton Roy Holwell was born on 25 December 1922 in Osage, Wyoming.
  • He was the son of James Henry Holwell and Zella Gertrude Johnson.
  • Quinton Roy Holwell died on 21 February 1999 in Wyoming at age 76.
  • He was buried in Keystone, South Dakota.

Thomas Gluis Holwell

M, b. 1869
  • Thomas Gluis Holwell was born in 1869 in Nova Scotia.
  • He was the son of William Edward Holwell and Mary Ann Beaglehole.
  • Thomas Gluis Holwell appeared as a member of the household of William Edward Holwell and Mary Ann Beaglehole in April 1871 in East Halifax; William was a 26 year old miner living with his wife Mary Ann aged 19, born US, and their sons Thomas aged 2 born Nova Scotia and Frederick aged 8 months born Nova Scotia. William and Mary Ann were Church of England. The family lived a few doors from William's father.

William Edward Holwell

M, b. 10 June 1844, d. 1929
  • William Edward Holwell was born on 10 June 1844 in South Sydham, Devon. He was baptized in Devon.
  • He was the son of James Holwell and Elizabeth Austin.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census William Edward Holwell was living in the household of James Holwell and Ann Webster in Breconshire, Wales. James 38, lived with his wife Ann and daugher Harriet, and son.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census William Edward Holwell was living in the household of James Holwell and Ann Webster in Cornwall. James, 46 was shown as a copper miner born Lamerton, living with his wife Ann 38 born Crowan, Cornwall and children Harriett Shaw, 23, married, daugher, an ore dresser born South Sydham, Devon; William E 16, born South Sydham and his niece Mary Ann Richards, 4 born Breage, Cornwall.
  • At the age of 23 years, 4 months and 23 days, William Edward Holwell married Mary Ann Beaglehole on 2 November 1867 in Handcock, Michigan, USA.
  • William Edward Holwell and Mary Ann Beaglehole appeared on the census of April 1871 in East Halifax. William was a 26 year old miner living with his wife Mary Ann aged 19, born US, and their sons Thomas aged 2 born Nova Scotia and Frederick aged 8 months born Nova Scotia. William and Mary Ann were Church of England. The family lived a few doors from William's father.
  • William Edward Holwell appeared as a member of the household of James Holwell and Ann Webster on 4 April 1881 in Nova Scotia; James, 68, was a farmer born England living with his wife Ann, 59, and his son William E, aged 33 a miner born England, and William's wife Mary Ann aged 28 born Nova Scotia, and their children Frederick W, aged 10, Winnifred aged 8, David N aged 5, Laura Jane aged 4 and Edward L aged 1. All the chidren were born in Nova Scotia.
  • Sometime after the 1881 Census William and his father James left Nova Scotia for the US. They made their way to Deadwood, South Dakato where they worked in the gold mines. Accoring to family hearsay they were contracted by the Homestake Mining Company to sink the first mining shaft in the Lead City area, three miles from Deadwood. At that time Deadwood was bustling gold boomtown at that time, with lots of violence with very little law and order.
  • In January 1882,William Edward Holwell's father, James Holwell died in Scull Creek, Wyoming. According to family hearsay, James, William, and William's son David were on an ice cutting detail in January 1882 when an immigrant in a covered wagon was passing through. He stopped across the creek from them and James ventured to cross the creek to be able to hear them better. Upon crossing the creek the ice gave way and James was soaked. He made it to the other side and he stood there talking to the immigrant till his clothes froze solid to his skin as the temperature was near zero degrees. After the immigrants went on their way James, William and David went back to the ranch where James came down with pneumonia an died a few days later.
  • William Edward Holwell appeared on the census of 1900 in Wyoming.
  • He and Mary Ann Beaglehole appeared on the census of 1910 in Newcastle, Wyoming. William was 65, Mary Ann 58, Fred 39, Nelson 35, Edward 31, James 20 and Elma 15.
  • In 1919,his wife, Mary Ann Beaglehole died in Newcastle, Wyoming, USA.
  • William Edward Holwell died in 1929 in Newcastle, Wyoming.

Children of William Edward Holwell and Mary Ann Beaglehole

Winnifred Holwell

F, b. 1872
  • Winnifred Holwell was born in 1872 in Nova Scotia.
  • She was the daughter of William Edward Holwell and Mary Ann Beaglehole.
  • Winnifred Holwell appeared as a member of the household of James Holwell and Ann Webster on 4 April 1881 in Nova Scotia; James, 68, was a farmer born England living with his wife Ann, 59, and his son William E, aged 33 a miner born England, and William's wife Mary Ann aged 28 born Nova Scotia, and their children Frederick W, aged 10, Winnifred aged 8, David N aged 5, Laura Jane aged 4 and Edward L aged 1. All the chidren were born in Nova Scotia.
  • At the age of 18 years, Winnifred Holwell married John Berry on 1 July 1890 in Wyoming. Winnifred may have remarried a Harding.

Catherina Friedricka Holzwarth

F, b. 24 November 1844, d. 12 September 1907
  • Catherina Friedricka Holzwarth was born on 24 November 1844 in Wurttemburg, Germany. She was the daughter of Johannes Holzwarth and Magdelina Beh.
  • At the age of 15 years and 2 months, Catherina Friedricka Holzwarth married Christian (Christie) Klein, son of Johan (Martin) Klein and Maria Menz, on 24 January 1860 in Queensland.
  • Catherina Friedricka Holzwarth died on 12 September 1907 in Queensland at age 62.
  • She was buried in Meringandan Cemetery.

Children of Catherina Friedricka Holzwarth and Christian (Christie) Klein

Paulina Carolina Holzwarth

F, b. circa 1835, d. 1916
  • Paulina Carolina Holzwarth was born circa 1835. She was the daughter of Magdelina Beh and Johann Howzwath.
  • Paulina Carolina Holzwarth married Gottlieb Friedrich Riethmuller in 1865 in Queensland.
  • Paulina Carolina Holzwarth died in 1916 in Queensland.

Children of Paulina Carolina Holzwarth and Gottlieb Friedrich Riethmuller

Katherina Holzwath

F, b. 1861, d. 25 July 1939
  • Katherina Holzwath was born in 1861. She was the daughter of Adam Holzworth and Katherine Lisle.
  • At the age of 22 years, Katherina Holzwath married Carl Wilhelm Kaefer in 1883 in Queensland.
  • Katherina Holzwath and Carl Wilhelm Kaefer appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1909 living at Murphy's Creek. Charles was a labourer as was their son Frederick.
  • In 1917,her husband, Carl Wilhelm Kaefer died in Queensland.
  • Katherina Holzwath died on 25 July 1939 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 26 July 1939 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. LUTH37-42-039-0026.

Children of Katherina Holzwath and Carl Wilhelm Kaefer

Ann Honey

F, b. 17 February 1796, d. July 1863
  • Ann Honey was baptized on 17 February 1796 in Lewannick, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of John Honey and Mary Cornish.
  • At the age of 27 years, 4 months and 5 days, Ann Honey married Thomas Austin, son of Thomas Austin and Elizabeth Warne, on 22 June 1823 in Buckland Monachorum, England. According to information published with a photo of William by Picture Queensland, State Library of Queensalnd, Thomas and Ann had three sons, all with the second name of Honey.
  • Ann Honey and Thomas Austin appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in Buckland Monachorum. Thomas is shown as a 40 year old agricultural labourer, living with his wife Ann also 40 (both not born in Devon), living with their two sons William 11 and John 7, both born in Devon.
  • Ann Honey and Thomas Austin appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Tavistock. Thomas is shown as a 50 year old ag labourer born Menheniot Cornwall, living with his wife Ann, also 50 and born Lewannick, Cornwall, and sons William, a 20 year old carpenter and John 16,an ag labourer. Both boys were born in Buckland Monachorum.
  • Ann Honey and Thomas Austin appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Buckland Monachorum. Thomas is shown as a 60 year old agricultural labourer, born Cornwall and living with his wife Ann, also 60 years old and born in Cornwall.
  • Ann Honey died in July 1863 in Buckland Monachorum at age 67. The parish registers show Ann was 66 years old when she died.
  • She was buried on 12 July 1863 in Buckland Monachorum.

Children of Ann Honey and Thomas Austin

Ann Honey

F, b. 1835
  • Ann Honey was born in 1835 in Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Honey and Margaret Unknown.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Ann Honey was living in the household of Samuel Honey in Cornwall. Samuel 35 born County, a labourer and Margaret 35, not born in County, lived with their chidren Elizabeth 10, Louisa 8, Ann 6, Emanual 4 and Margaret 2.

Charlotte Honey

F, b. 8 February 1804
  • Charlotte Honey was baptized on 8 February 1804 in Lewannick, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of John Honey and Mary Cornish.
  • At the age of 27 years, 10 months and 12 days, Charlotte Honey married Thomas Beer on 20 December 1831 in Cornwall. Thomas was of St Kew.

Charlotte Honey

F, b. 1834
  • Charlotte Honey was born in 1834 in Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Honey and Mary Goodall.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Charlotte Honey was living in the household of Thomas Honey and Mary Goodall in Kennards House Lane. Thomas 50, and ag labourer born in County and his wife Mary 40, not born in county lived with their children, all born in County, John 10, Maria 9, Charlotte 7 and Richard 5 months.

Elizabeth Honey

F, b. 16 June 1793
  • Elizabeth Honey was baptized on 16 June 1793 in South Petherwin, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of John Honey and Mary Cornish.

Elizabeth Honey

F, b. 31 July 1831
  • Elizabeth Honey was baptized on 31 July 1831 in Antony Village, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Honey and Margaret Unknown.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Elizabeth Honey was living in the household of Samuel Honey in Cornwall. Samuel 35 born County, a labourer and Margaret 35, not born in County, lived with their chidren Elizabeth 10, Louisa 8, Ann 6, Emanual 4 and Margaret 2.

Emanual Honey

M, b. 1837
  • Emanual Honey was born in 1837 in Cornwall.
  • He was the son of Samuel Honey and Margaret Unknown.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Emanual Honey was living in the household of Samuel Honey in Cornwall. Samuel 35 born County, a labourer and Margaret 35, not born in County, lived with their chidren Elizabeth 10, Louisa 8, Ann 6, Emanual 4 and Margaret 2.

George Honey

M, b. 17 December 1786
  • George Honey was baptized on 17 December 1786 in South Petherwin, Cornwall.
  • He was the son of John Honey and Mary Cornish.

John Honey

M, b. circa 1760
  • John Honey was born circa 1760.
  • John Honey married Mary Cornish, daughter of John Cornish and Mary Kenner, on 16 May 1782 in South Petherwin, Cornwall.
  • In February 1806,his wife, Mary Cornish died in South Petherwin, Cornwall.
  • A John Honey was was buried on 7 February 1828 in Cornwall. He was a resident of Boscastle aged 69 years. One was also buried on 5 June 1842 at Bridgerule aged 88, and another at St Cleer, on 31 dec 1842 aged 82.

Children of John Honey and Mary Cornish

John Honey

M, b. 1830
  • John Honey was born in 1830 in Cornwall.
  • He was the son of Thomas Honey and Mary Goodall.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census John Honey was living in the household of Thomas Honey and Mary Goodall in Kennards House Lane. Thomas 50, and ag labourer born in County and his wife Mary 40, not born in county lived with their children, all born in County, John 10, Maria 9, Charlotte 7 and Richard 5 months.

John Honey

M, b. 1828
  • John Honey was born in 1828 in Cornwall.
  • He was the son of Richard Honey and Sussana Parsons.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census John Honey was living in the household of Richard Honey and Sussana Parsons in South Petherwin Village, Cornwall. Richard 50 was a butcher, and Susanna 50 lived with their son John 13 and a Roger Parsons 75, of Independant Means. All were born in the County.

Lena M Honey

F, b. circa 1890

Louisa Honey

F, b. 1833
  • Louisa Honey was born in 1833 in Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Honey and Margaret Unknown.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Louisa Honey was living in the household of Samuel Honey in Cornwall. Samuel 35 born County, a labourer and Margaret 35, not born in County, lived with their chidren Elizabeth 10, Louisa 8, Ann 6, Emanual 4 and Margaret 2.

Margaret Honey

F, b. 1839
  • Margaret Honey was born in 1839 in Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Honey and Margaret Unknown.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Margaret Honey was living in the household of Samuel Honey in Cornwall. Samuel 35 born County, a labourer and Margaret 35, not born in County, lived with their chidren Elizabeth 10, Louisa 8, Ann 6, Emanual 4 and Margaret 2.

Maria Honey

F, b. 8 January 1801
  • Maria Honey was baptized on 8 January 1801 in Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of John Honey and Mary Cornish.

Maria Honey

F, b. 1831
  • Maria Honey was born in 1831 in Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Honey and Mary Goodall.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Maria Honey was living in the household of Thomas Honey and Mary Goodall in Kennards House Lane. Thomas 50, and ag labourer born in County and his wife Mary 40, not born in county lived with their children, all born in County, John 10, Maria 9, Charlotte 7 and Richard 5 months.

Mary Honey

F, b. 5 September 1784
  • Mary Honey was baptized on 5 September 1784 in South Petherwin, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of John Honey and Mary Cornish.