Thomas Holley

about 1742–4 September 1827 (Age 85)
Anson, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Holley was born about 1742, in Anson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Julius Holley, was 25 and his mother, Sarah King, was 22. He died on 4 September 1827, in his hometown, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Julius Holley
1717–1771
Sarah King
1720–1771
John Holley
1738–1807
Edward Holley
1739–1827
Nathaniel Holley
1740–
Thomas Holley
1742–1827
Holley
1742–
Jane Holley
1748–1803
Sarah Holly
1750–1803
Julius Holley Jr.
1750–
Holley
1760–
William Holley
1743–1783
Ruth Holley
1768–1791
Absalom Grancer Holley
1770–1850

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1776
Age 34
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776
Age 34
North Carolina is the 12th state.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
Age 45
The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

English:nickname from Middle English hol ‘hollow’ + eie, egh(e) ‘eye’ (Old English hol + ēage), perhaps a nickname for someone with a missing eye.topographic name for someone who lived by a ‘clearing in a hollow’, from Middle English hol ‘hollow’ + lei(e) ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Possible Related Names

Holey
Holy
Hollis

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas (Twin) Holley -

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