Effie Jane Hollier

1890–1963 (Age 73)
Sherwood, New South Wales, Australia

The Life Summary of Effie Jane

When Effie Jane Hollier was born in 1890, in Sherwood, New South Wales, Australia, her father, Arthur Hollier, was 36 and her mother, Mary Jane Betts, was 37. She married Harry Eldershaw in 1920, in New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in 1963, in Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 73, and was buried in Smithfield, New South Wales, Australia.

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Harry Eldershaw
Effie Jane Hollier
Marriage: 1920
Cedric Eldershaw

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
Age 11
First Federal election.
Age 21
Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: occupational name for a brothelkeeper, Middle English, Old French holier, hollier (a dissimilated variant of horier ‘pimp’, agent noun from hore, hure ‘whore’, of Germanic origin). It was probably also used as an abusive nickname.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a holly grove or conspicuous holly tree, from a derivative of Middle English holi(e), holin ‘holly (tree)’ (from Old English hold(g)n).

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

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  • Effie Jane Watts Hollier Eldershaw, "Find A Grave Index"

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