Samuel B. Holdaway

about 1836–before 1900 (Age 64)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel B.

When Samuel B. Holdaway was born about 1836, in Illinois, United States, his father, Daniel C. Holdaway, was 31 and his mother, Rebecca Voyles, was 25. He married Laura Caroline Fields on 30 September 1869, in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Madison, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Le Sieur Township, New Madrid, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died before 1900, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Samuel B. Holdaway
1836–1900
Laura Caroline Fields
1853–1942
Marriage: 30 September 1869
Mary F Holdaway
1875–
Robert Henry Holdaway
1877–1951
Birdie Rose Lee Holdaway
1881–1970
Annie B Holdaway
1889–
Emma Holdaway
1890–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 September 1869Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 0
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1837
    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries: 1837: Macoupin, Illinois, United States
    1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World
    Age 20
    William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.

    Name Meaning

    English (Hampshire): variant of Holloway .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Holloway

    Sources (7)

    • Samuel B Holaway in household of Rubecco Holaway, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Laura C Fields in the Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002
    • Holdaway in entry for Henry Robert Holdaway, "California, Death Index, 1940-1997"

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