Kenneth Richard Close (Holmes) (1897) was born in Austinburg, Ohio in 1897 the son of Frank Grant Close (Holmes) (1869) and Alma Sloat.
Technically he’s not a Close because his father was the son of William Holmes, and his grandmother later remarried into the Close family where they adopted the surname.
He was drafted into the US Armed Forces in 1918 at Ashtabula County, Ohio.
And now for a bit of housekeeping
See the wood and the trees
We publish everything we have in our fabulous trees, so basically if you can’t find it, we don’t have it. With over 18,000 people, 5,000 families, 11,000 sources, and 67,000 image references currently sat in our database, you’ll appreciate the amount of work that has gone into this over the years.
You can see more in the Close Ancestry Trees.
We know that everyone in the world is after your hard-earned cash, but if you do feel a donation coming on as a result of your visit here, then please feel free to send it our way. It all goes towards the upkeep of the site, for which we charge absolutely nothing. So, please help us to keep the site free to use. Thanks.
If you find anything that you think may be of interest to us, then drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Get these updates directly to your inbox
All our updates are also published to my Twitter feed, @PoetClose. So, you can follow me there … if you really have nothing better to do.