Hester C. Holdaway

about 1846–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Hester C.

When Hester C. Holdaway was born about 1846, in Illinois, United States, her father, Daniel C. Holdaway, was 41 and her mother, Rebecca Voyles, was 35. She lived in Staunton, Macoupin, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Madison, Illinois, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Daniel C. Holdaway
1805–1853
Rebecca Voyles
1811–1862
Sarah Ann Holdaway
1832–1912
Elizabeth Holdaway
1833–
Samuel B. Holdaway
1836–1900
Oliver G Holdaway
1838–1878
Hester C. Holdaway
1846–
Daniel Holdaway
1849–1932
Martha Jane Holdaway
1838–1922
Mary C Holdaway
1840–
Mariah Emma Holdaway
1844–1923
Rebecca Ellen Holdaway
1851–1925

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 0

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1875

Age 29

In 1875 the voters of the county of Madison adopted the township system of county government.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 31

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Holloway .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hester C Holaway in household of Rubecco Holaway, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hester Holdaway in household of Daniel C Holdaway, "United States Census, 1850"
  • 1860 US Census (Ancestry) Rebecca Holdaway (Holaway)

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