Stella R. Holmes

Female Abt 1861 - 1938  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name Stella R. Holmes 
    Born Abt 1861  Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1938 
    Person ID I40406  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father David Hartwell Holmes,   b. 16 Apr 1822,   d. 8 May 1869  (Age 47 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Emily Breckenridge,   b. 30 Apr 1826, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1922  (Age 96 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F15051  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ID F15053  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ID F15048  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Albert F. Aird,   b. Nov 1850,   d. 7 Oct 1926, Rochester, Monroe, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Thursday, March 30, 1882 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Bound in Silken Fetters - Aird-Holmes - One of the merriest weddings celebrated in this village for a long time was that which made "of one flesh" Mr. Albert F. Aird and Miss Stella R. Holmes. The nuptials were consummated on Mill street at the handsome residence of Mr. Walter Holmes, a brother of the bride, Wednesday evening, March 29th, at about six o'clock. When all was in readiness, the bridal party entered the parlor, preceded by Rev. S. Call, pastor of the First M. E. Church, Utica, and by the gentlemanly ushers, Messrs. Charles Parsons and George Bentley. The groom's best man was Mr. Charles Aird, and the bridesmaid was Miss Jessie Becker, of this village. The scene as the party stood before the reverend gentleman, and as viewed by the many relatives and guests, was one long to be pleasantly remembered. In the background was a profusion of flowers and plants arranged in exquisite taste, while directly overhead, in the midst of wreaths and floral arches, hung suspended a horseshoe of white flowers. In a few well-chosen words, Rev. Call, after responses from the contracting parties, pronounce the words which made the two, husband and wife. The congratulations which followed thick and fast were most hearty, and evinced the high regard in which the newly made Mr. and Mrs. Aird, was held. The wedding repast was served to the very large number present, in excellent style by the pleasant and hospitable Mr. and Mrs. Holmes, and truly "all went merry as a marriage bell." Among the guests present from out-of-town were the following: Dr. C. F. Wright, Syracuse; Misses Hertes and Sarah Gorsline, Scriba; Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Lewis, New Haven; Lizzie Peck, Sandy Creek; Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Wright, Richland; Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Potter, Orwell; Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Warner, Sandy Creek; Mrs. George Porter, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Mr. and Mrs. O. H. White, South Richland; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Willis, South Richland; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Aird, Union Square; Mrs. Lora Box Smith, Norway, New York. As we also give herewith a list of the presents received: Set gold band china; set moss rose china; silver and crystal fruit dish; pickle pastor, ebony clock; large six bottle castor, revolving butter dish; spoon holder; silver and crystal toilet bottled; pair solid napkin rings; solid butter knife and sugar spoon; jelly spoon; crumb knife; 2 berry spoons, gold lined; cream spoon; sugar spoon; set of crystal; pair self-salts; Willow rocker; 3 sets damask napkins; silk lace tie; damask tablecloth; velvet rug; fine elbow; book, Ten Years in Washington; book, Home, Sweet Home; pair, gold bracelets; gold necklace; cash, $5; and also one fine silver tea set and ice picture and cup resented by the Cortland Wagon Company, and one silver and crystal jell knife and holder from the former pupils of the bride, which are very much prized. Although the groom and bride left in the early evening on the eastward bound train for a tour to Albany and other points east, many of the guests remained until a much later hour, passing the time in merry glee and pleasant conversation. Mr. Aird is well-known throughout this County as a heavy dealer, both wholesale and retail, and wagons of every description, and in every variety of agricultural implements. He began business when but a boy for himself, and now does perhaps the largest business of the kind of any similar dealer in this portion of the state. The bride was several terms, a teacher in our high school, and the handsome presents given her by her recent pupils, was but a slight indication of the high place she held in their regard. We are sure the union of these well-known and highly respected young people, begun so auspiciously, will be but the beginning of a long and happy life of usefulness and tender regard, the one for the other.
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F15050  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Estella R. "Stella" Holmes Aird - Internent date April 26, 1938, age 77. Plot D-194. Daughter of David H. and Emily Breckenridge Holmes. Wife of Albert F. Aird.
      Class of 1879 PACS