Harry Leland Stanford Holland

Brief Life History of Harry Leland Stanford

When Harry Leland Stanford Holland was born on 2 April 1861, in Newry, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Baker Holland, was 27 and his mother, Lavenia Weaver, was 24. He married Linda Rae Shade on 20 June 1883, in Leamersville, Freedom Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Freedom Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Hollidaysburg, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 June 1931, in Hollidaysburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Riverview Cemetery, Leamersville, Freedom Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Harry Leland Stanford Holland
Linda Rae Shade
Marriage: 20 June 1883
Florine Zelma Holland
Mary Pearl Holland
John Earle Holland
Francis H. Holland
George Walton Holland
William James Holland
Leland Elwood Holland
Lewis Milton Holland
Theodore Berdine Holland
Aldine Linda Holland

Sources (15)

  • Harry S Holland, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Harry Leland Stanford Holland - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Harry Leland Stanford Holland
  • Harry S Holland, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

English, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, French, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Holland, a province of the Netherlands.

English: habitational name from Downholland or Upholland (Lancashire), Hulland (Derbyshire), the Parts of Holland, one of the three administrative subdivisions of Lincolnshire, any of the four places called Hoyland (southern Yorkshire), and possibly Great and Little Holland (Essex). The placenames all derive from Old English hōh ‘heel, spur of land’ + land ‘land’.

English: habitational name either from Hoeland (Farm) in Bury (Sussex), or from Holland's Barn in Albourne (Sussex). The placename in Bury has the same etymology as in 1 above, while the placename in Albourne may derive from Old English hol ‘hole, hollow’ + land ‘land’.

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

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