Sarah Holloway

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Holloway was born on 16 January 1799, in Virginia, United States, her father, Samuel Holloway, was 31 and her mother, Rebekah, was 29. She married George E Taylor on 5 January 1826, in Madison, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Carroll, Arkansas, United States in 1860 and Washington Township, Boone, Arkansas, United States in 1870. She died on 7 March 1881, in Jefferson Township, Boone, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Bellefonte, Carroll, Arkansas, United States.

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George E Taylor
Sarah Holloway
Marriage: 5 January 1826
William Pascal Taylor
Nancy A Taylor
George Washington Taylor
Thomas Hubbard Taylor
Sarah Jane Taylor
Rebecca F Taylor
John A Taylor
Alfred J Taylor
Albert J Taylor
Mary P. Taylor
Andrew Jackson Taylor
James W. Taylor

Sources (10)

  • Sarah Taylor in household of Geo E Taylor, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sally Halloway, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Sarah Holloway Taylor, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1812 · Monumental Church Built

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived ‘(by the) sunken road’, from Middle English hol(g)h ‘hollow’ + weie ‘way, road’ (Old English holh + weg), or else a habitational name from any of numerous places so named, such as Holloway (Middlesex) or Holway (Somerset). In Ireland (Leinster), the name has sometimes been Gaelicized as Ó hAilmhic (see Hulvey ).

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

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