On 8 Dec 1869, Sarah Katherine "Kate" Stone married Henry Bry Holmes at Yazoo City in Yazoo County, Mississippi. The ceremony occurred at Walton Bend Plantation, then the home of Kate Stone's brother, William Ragan Stone. At their marriage, Kate Stone was 28 years old, and Henry Holmes was age 31 years. Henry Holmes was born in Louisiana, a son of Henry Holmes and Julia (Bry) Holmes.

Henry and Kate Holmes had four children. Two children, Emmet Holmes and Kate Bry Holmes, died young. William Stone Holmes was born in Louisiana, in Apr 1873. Amanda Julia Holmes was born in Louisiana on 16 Sep 1877.

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Henry Bry Holmes
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Sarah Katherine "Kate" Stone
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William Stone Holmes
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Amanda Julia Holmes

Images of the Henry Bry and Kate Stone Holmes family are from 19th century prints held by the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections of the Louisiana State University Libraries Special Collections. The images have been processed and edited to adjust light and tone as well as to repair fading and damage.