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Born in Charleston, West Virginia, USA on 30 Oct 1868 to Marshall Powell Holmes and Elizabeth Guthrie. Christopher Holmes married Carolyn Layne. He passed away on 16 Nov 1952 in Charleston, West Virginia, USA.
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Surname meaning for Holmes
English (chiefly central and northern England): variant of Holme. Scottish: probably a habitational name from Holmes near Dundonald, or from a place so called in the barony of Inchestuir. Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thomáis, Mac Thómais (see McComb). In part of western Ireland, Holmes is a variant of Cavish (from Gaelic Mac Thámhais, another patronymic from Thomas).