Lorena Cahill

1784–27 October 1855 (Age 71)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lorena

When Lorena Cahill was born in 1784, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Dennis Cahill, was 43 and her mother, Diana Busey, was 39. She married Thomas Holland about 1800, in Fayette, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Louisa, Iowa, United States in 1850. She died on 27 October 1855, in Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Holland
Lorena Cahill
Marriage: about 1800
Dianna Holland
Sarah Holland
George Holland
Gabriel Holland
Benjamin Franklin Holland
Mary Jane Holland
Susannah B. Holland
Cyrus Holland
Capt Barton A Holland

Spouse and Children

about 1800
Fayette, Ohio, United States


+5 More Children

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+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 3

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.

Age 19

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cathail ‘descendant of Cathal’, a personal name meaning ‘powerful in battle’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lurany Holland in household of Thos Holland, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lorana Holland in entry for Dianna Grubbs, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Lourena Holland, "Find A Grave Index"

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