Francis H. Holland

1890–1961 (Age 71)
Freedom Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life 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 with Lona Mae Wolf. 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

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 15

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 19

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÓileáin, a variant of Ó hAoláin, from a form of Faolán (with loss of the initial F-), a personal name representing a diminutive of faol ‘wolf’. Compare Whelan .2 English and Scottish: habitational name from Holland, a division of Lincolnshire, or any of the eight villages in various parts of England so called, from Old English hōh ‘ridge’ + land ‘land’. The Scottish name may also be from places called Holland in Orkney, Houlland in Shetland, Hollandbush in Stirlingshire, and Holland-Hirst in the parish of Kirkintilloch.3 English, German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), Danish, and Dutch: regional name from Holland, a province of the Netherlands.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank H Halland in household of Harry S Halland, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank H Holland in household of Harry S Holland, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank H Holland in household of Paul Holland, "United States Census, 1940"

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