Caroline "Lena" Pollard

21 November 1857–27 December 1928 (Age 71)
Carthage, Panola, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Caroline "Lena"

When Caroline "Lena" Pollard was born on 21 November 1857, in Carthage, Panola, Texas, United States, her father, Hamilton Pollard, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Jane Davis, was 19. She married Collin Pitts Holland on 17 December 1878, in Rusk, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 1, Panola, Texas, United States for about 30 years. She died on 27 December 1928, in Carthage, Panola, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Carthage, Panola, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Collin Pitts Holland
Caroline "Lena" Pollard
Marriage: 17 December 1878
Ethel Lynn Holland
Carrie Holland
Huda Holland
John Elmer Holland Sr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1878Rusk, Texas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States
    Age 4
    On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed
    Age 19
    A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.

    Name Meaning

    English:perhaps a nickname from an unrecorded Middle English pollard, a derivative of the Middle English verb poll ‘to clip’ or the noun poll ‘the head’. It may have denoted someone with a close‐cropped head or a big head.from the Middle English (Old French) personal name Pollard, a pet form of Paul (Old French Pol). The surname has been established in both England and Ireland since the 13th century.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Lena Holland in household of C P Holland, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Caroline Pollard, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
    • Carolina Holland in entry for John Elmer Holland, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

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