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James Holman (Holdman, Holeman)
Born: about 1814 in Kentucky
Died: after 1880
James Holman (Holdman, Holeman) was born about 1814 in Virginia or Kentucky. He lived in the area of Brodhead (Stigall's Stand), Kentucky, which is on the border of three Kentucky counties: Lincoln, Garrard, and Rockcastle.
On June 4, 1835 in Garrard County, Kentucky, James Holman was married to Martha Ramsey, the daughter of Alexander Ramsey, by Baptist minister Benjamin Polston.
August 8, 1874 Lincoln County Deed Book 9, pages 98 & 99
Indenture between A.F. Smith (and his wife, Eve) and James Holman, all of Lincoln County, Kentucky.
For $250 Smith sold Holman a lot in Crab Orchard: beginning in front of the Stanford Pike and running back parallel with the line of the lot belonging to Geo C Hardin to an alley, then south west sixty feet to a stake, then to run parallel back to the Stanford Pike, then following the pike sixty feet back to the beginning.
The 1879 Map of Garrard and Lincoln Counties Kentucky, Compiled & Published by Beers &
Lanagan, shows in Crab Orchard:
* the Baptist Church on north side of the road to Stanford
* "J. Holman" across the street from the Baptist Church
* the "Crab Orchard Springs" resort
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