Julius Holley

Maleabout 1742–

Brief Life History of Julius

When Julius Holley was born about 1742, in Bertie, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Nathaniel Holley Jr, was 28 and his mother, Jane Simmons, was 23.

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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


    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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