Julius Holley

about 1742–
Bertie, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Julius

When Julius Holley was born about 1742, in Bertie, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Nathaniel Holley Jr, was 27 and his mother, Jane Simmons, was 22.

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Nathaniel Holley Jr
Jane Simmons
Nathaniel Holley III
Hannah Simmons Holley
Julius Holley
William Holley
James Holley

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World Events (3)

1767 · Tryon Palace
Age 25
Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.
1774 · Edenton Tea Party
Age 32
On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.
Age 33
Many people believe that North Carolina was the first state to declare independence from England with the Mecklenburg Declaration of 1775.

Name Meaning

English:nickname from Middle English hol ‘hollow’ + eie, egh(e) ‘eye’ (Old English hol + ēage), perhaps a nickname for someone with a missing eye.topographic name for someone who lived by a ‘clearing in a hollow’, from Middle English hol ‘hollow’ + lei(e) ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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