Amanda Philoman M. Owen (1881-1962)

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Amanda Philoman M. Owen Holmes
Born: 13 Mar 1881 Cross Village, Michigan
Died: 1 Apr 1962 Petoskey, Michigan
Father: Harvey Elmer Owen
Mother: Cecelia Rosella Fortin
Siblings: Harvey H. Owen
Amanda Philoman M. Owen
John William Owen
James Elmer Owen
Eugene Walter Owen
Katherine E. Owen
Cecilia Owen
Minnie A. Owen
Charles L. Owen
Elmer G. Owen
Spouse: Charles F. Holmes
Married: 24 Dec 1898 Harbor Springs, Michigan
Children: Dewey Holmes
Mildred Holmes
Hazel Holmes
George T. Holmes
Merton Holmes
Rachel Holmes
Edna C. Holmes
Eugene Holmes
Iva Holmes
Mable Irene Holmes


Petoskey News-Review, Monday, April 2, 1962:

Rites Wednesday
For Mrs. Holmes

Services will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Clements Church, Pellston, for Mrs. Charles (Amanda) Holmes, 81, of Brutus who died yesterday at Little Traverse Hospital following an illness of several years. Rev. Fr. Wendelin will officiate and interment will be in Holy Cross cemetery, Cross Village.

She was born at Cross Village on March 13, 1881 and lived her entire life in Emmet county. She had resided at Brutus for the past 20 years. She was married to Mr. Holmes on December 25, 1898. He preceded her in death a number of years ago.

Survivors include two sons, Eugene of Conway and George of Brutus; five daughters, Mrs. Fred (Mildred) Ashby of Flint, Mrs. Ivan (Hazel) Horn of Plymouth, Ind., Mrs. Roy (Edna) Spencley of Petoskey, Mrs. Edgar (Iva) Gwilt of Clark Lake, Michigan and Mrs. Albert (Irene) Kubler of Brutus; 26 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Minnie Young of Dubuque, Ia.; a brother, Charles Owen of Cross Village.

The body is at the Erwin Funeral Parlors where the Rosary will be recited Tuesday at 8 p.m. and friends may call from 7:30-9 p.m.


  • Marriage: Michigan Marriages 1822-1995:
Groom's Name: Charles Holmes
Groom's Father's Name: Allen
Groom's Mother's Name: Anna Lodge
Bride's Name: Amanda Owens
Bride's Father's Name: Harvey
Bride's Mother's Name: Celia Fertie
Marriage Date: 24 Dec 1898
Marriage Place: Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01718-7
System Origin: Michigan-ODM
Source Film Number: 2342509
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
HOLMES, Amanda
Date of Death: 4/1/1962
Liber: 1962
Folio: 58
Place of Death: Petoskey, MI
Holmes, Amanda (Mrs. Charles)
Age: 81
Born: 3/13/1881
Died: 4/1/1962
Burial: 0/0/0000
Cemetery: Holy Cross, Cross Village
Obituary: on file, PNR - 04/02/1962