When Sarah Hollingsworth was born about 1816, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, her father, Joseph Hollingsworth, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Hutchins, was 18. She died in 1831, at the age of 16.
English: habitational name from Hollingworth (Cheshire), Hollingworth in Butterworth (Lancashire), or possibly Hollinworth Head in Charlesworth (Derbyshire), from Old English holegn ‘holly’ + worth ‘enclosure’. The surname, which was taken to Ireland in the 17th century, has developed a variant with an unexplained medial -s- not noted in any of the placename forms.
Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish name.
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