March 27, 1819 to February 8, 1885

Per written notes of Granville L. Beedle.

Daniel Holmes was born in Lanceshire, England on March 27, 1819.  He married Sarah Woolfenden in Bury, Lancashire, England on August 20, 1843.  In 1847, he and Sarah came to the United States and settled in Pawtucket, Rhode Island (near Providence).  In March of 1855, Daniel moved his whole family to California, after having made two prior trips west.  He died on February 8, 1885, at Gold Flat, California.

From notes of Lynn Beedle, taken from the Nevada County Directory for 1871-72, H.S. Crocker & Co. 1871, Page 126:

Daniel Holmes, miner, Nevada.

X1400Y1600S500W700H400.gif (29244 bytes) Bury, England         Pawtucker, Rhode Island.gif (30695 bytes)   Pawtucket,  RI.

  Nevada City.gif (24664 bytes)  Gold Flat was a suburb  of  Nevada  City, CA (so to speak).