Nicholas Holley Sr

1773–1848 (Age 75)
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Nicholas

Nicholas Holley Sr was born in 1773, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States as the son of John Holley and Unknown. He had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Sarah Jenkins. He lived in Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States in 1820. He died in 1848, in Giles, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Nicholas Holley Sr
1773–1848
Sarah Jenkins
1770–
Eveline Holley
1792–
Edward James Holley
John Holley
1793–1868
Abraham Holley
1794–
Nicholis J "Nick" Holly Jr
1795–1876
Susanna Holly
1796–

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1738–1807Male

    Unknown

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 3

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

Age 3

On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 21

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): topographic name from Middle English holin, holi(e) ‘holly tree’. Compare Hollen .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Nicholas Holley in entry for Edward James Holley and Laura Ann Haley, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932"

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