When Dayton Holloway was born on 8 January 1795, in Fairfax, Culpeper, Virginia, United States, his father, David Holloway, was 23 and his mother, Hannah Richards, was 20. He married Barbara Smith about 1819, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 18 May 1847, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Carthage, Ripley Township, Rush, Indiana, United States.
English: topographic name for someone who lived ‘(by the) sunken road’, from Middle English hol(g)h ‘hollow’ + weie ‘way, road’ (Old English holh + weg), or else a habitational name from any of numerous places so named, such as Holloway (Middlesex) or Holway (Somerset). In Ireland (Leinster), the name has sometimes been Gaelicized as Ó hAilmhic (see Hulvey ).
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