Birth: Edward Holman was born in England, probably around 1600
(based on his wife’s age).
Death: He died after May 3, 1675.
Ship: Anne or Little James, 1623
Life in England: No information is known about his life in
Life in New England: Edward arrived in Plymouth in the
summer of 1623 as a single man. He never became a freeman, or served in
any civil capacity, although he did volunteer in 1637 to serve in the
Pequot War. He was described in the colony records as a seaman and owned
at least one boat.Throughout his years in Plymouth, Edward made
numerous court appearances for various offences. These included
sabbath-breaking, trespass, drunkenness and taking items from a
Family: He married Amy (Glass) Willis, widow of Richard,
by 1644.There are no recorded children. She was probably dead by January
24, 1648/9, when Edward arranged for his stepson, Richard, to be