Francis H. Holland

Brief Life History of Francis H.

When Francis H. Holland was born in February 1890, in Freedom Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Harry Leland Stanford Holland, was 28 and his mother, Linda Rae Shade, was 28. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Lona Mae Wolf. He lived in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 1 December 1961, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71.

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Francis H. Holland
1890–1961
Lona Mae Wolf
1896–1978
Homer Francis Holland
1914–1990
Ealor Paul Holland
1915–1992
Inez Larue Holland Weaver Dayhoff
1920–2005

Sources (7)

  • Harry F Holland, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Francis H. Holland - Individual or family possessions: death: 1 December 1961; York, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Frank P Holland in entry for Larue Holland Weaver, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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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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