Saphronia A. Holman

18 July 1840–9 May 1862 (Age 21)
Mulberry, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Saphronia A.

When Saphronia A. Holman was born on 18 July 1840, in Mulberry, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, her father, Willis Hopwood Holman, was 26 and her mother, Jane Rochester Moore, was 17. She married Cullen A Bailey on 13 January 1859, in Fayetteville, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Lincoln, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Lincoln, Tennessee, United States in 1860. She died on 9 May 1862, in Mulberry, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Mulberry Cemetery, Mulberry, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cullen A Bailey
Saphronia A. Holman
Marriage: 13 January 1859
William John Bailey
Infant son Bailey

Spouse and Children

13 January 1859
Fayetteville, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States


    William John Bailey



Parents and Siblings



World Events (3)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 6

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 22

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly southern) and Dutch: topographic name for a dweller in a hollow ( see Hole ).2 English (chiefly southern): topographic name for a dweller by a holly tree or on an island, from Middle English holm ( see Holme ) + man.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sophronia Holman in household of Elizebeth Holman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Suffronia Bailey in household of C Bailey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sophronia Holman in entry for William J Bailey and Susa C Carpenter, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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