Mahala HOLLOWAY

March 1847–26 March 1902 (Age 55)
Simpson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mahala

When Mahala HOLLOWAY was born in March 1847, in Simpson, Kentucky, United States, her father, John 'Jack' Holloway, was 27 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Hendricks, was 22. She married John S Greer in 1864, in Simpson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Madison Township, Cedar, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 26 March 1902, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

John S Greer
1839–1909
Mahala HOLLOWAY
1847–1902
Marriage: 1864
Mary Elizabeth Greer
1865–1949
John Greer
1869–
Elijah Greer
1866–1889
Leon Greer
1872–1921
James A. Greer
1874–1901
Daisy Dean Greer
1878–1961
Charles Greer
1880–1881
Birttie Greer
1883–1915
Earnest Greer
1887–1904
Hattie Greer
1890–1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1864
Simpson, Kentucky, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 3

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1860

Age 13

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1862 · Battle of Perryville

Age 15

On October 8, 1862, the Battle of Perryville took place between the Army of Ohio and the Army of Mississippi. It was the bloodiest battle on Kentucky soil. The Union lost around four thousand people and the Confederates lost around three thousand people. This was about one fifth of those that fought.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous minor places so called, from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’ + weg ‘way’, ‘path’. In Ireland, it has sometimes been Gaelicized as Ó hAilmhic ( see Hulvey ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mahala Holliday in household of Mary E Holliday, "United States Census, 1860"
  • M E Halloway in household of John Halloway, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mahaley Greer in household of John Greer, "United States Census, 1900"

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