Abiel Holmes was born 21 December 1763 in Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut, United States to David Holmes (1721-1779) and Temperance Bishop (1733-1803) and died 4 June 1837 Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. He married Mary Stiles (1767-1795) 29 August 1790 in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States. He married Sarah Wendell (1768-1862) 14 February 1801 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States.
|Offspring of Abiel Holmes and Sarah Wendell (1768-1862)|
|Mary Jackson Holmes (1802-1825)|
|Ann Susan Holmes (1802-1877)|
|Sarah Lathrop Holmes (1805-1812)|
|Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)||29 August 1809 Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States||7 October 1894 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States||Amelia Lee Jackson (1818-1888)|
|John Holmes (1812-1899)|