Dayton Holloway

8 January 1795–18 May 1847 (Age 52)
Fairfax, Culpeper, Virginia, United States

The Life of Dayton

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.

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Dayton Holloway
Barbara Smith
Marriage: about 1819
Sarah E Holloway
Margaret Holloway
David S Holloway
Edward Frost Holloway
Benjamin Franklin Holloway
Helen D Smith
Hannah Halloway
William H. Holloway
John R Holloway
Jonathan Dayton Holloway

Spouse and Children

about 1819
Virginia, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 17

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous minor places so called, from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’ + weg ‘way’, ‘path’. In Ireland, it has sometimes been Gaelicized as Ó hAilmhic ( see Hulvey ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dayton Halloway in entry for Amos Decker and Hannah Halloway, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Daylon Holloway, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Dayton Holloway in entry for Helen D Smith, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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