Louanna Lucy Holland

Brief Life History of Louanna Lucy

When Louanna Lucy Holland was born on 4 March 1863, in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana, United States, her father, Elijah William Holland, was 38 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth Johnson, was 22. She married James Lowell Prows on 15 May 1881, in Harrison, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 8 Richland, Harrison, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Cynthiana, Harrison, Kentucky, United States in 1900. She died on 2 October 1910, in Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Cynthiana, Harrison, Kentucky, United States.

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James Lowell Prows
Louanna Lucy Holland
Marriage: 15 May 1881
Bessie Lee Prows
Stella Jane Prows
Ida Von Holt Prows
William Grover Prows
James Thomas Prows
Elijah Marshall Prows
Charles Dayton Prows
Harry Jackson Prows
Anna Louise Prows
Josephine Righter Prows

Sources (17)

  • Louanna Holland in household of Elijah Holland, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Louanne Holland, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Louanna Holland Prows, "Find A Grave Index"

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Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, French, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Holland, a province of the Netherlands.

English: habitational name from Downholland or Upholland (Lancashire), Hulland (Derbyshire), the Parts of Holland, one of the three administrative subdivisions of Lincolnshire, any of the four places called Hoyland (southern Yorkshire), and possibly Great and Little Holland (Essex). The placenames all derive from Old English hōh ‘heel, spur of land’ + land ‘land’.

English: habitational name either from Hoeland (Farm) in Bury (Sussex), or from Holland's Barn in Albourne (Sussex). The placename in Bury has the same etymology as in 1 above, while the placename in Albourne may derive from Old English hol ‘hole, hollow’ + land ‘land’.

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

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