Fred Hollingsworth

17 September 1887–7 February 1944 (Age 56)
Howard, Indiana, United States

The Life of Fred

When Fred Hollingsworth was born on 17 September 1887, in Howard, Indiana, United States, his father, Nelson O. Hollingsworth, was 31 and his mother, Cynthia Arabelle Reeder, was 26. He married Bessie A Downey in 1927, in Indiana Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Taylor Township, Howard, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 February 1944, in Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Albright Cemetery, Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States.

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Fred Hollingsworth
Bessie A Downey
Marriage: 1927
Martha Louise Holt
armetha hollingsworth

Spouse and Children

Indiana Territory, United States


    Martha Louise Holt


    armetha hollingsworth


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 16

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: habitational name from places in Cheshire and Lancashire called Hollingworth, from Old English hole(g)n ‘holly’ + worð ‘enclosure’. The surname was taken to Ireland in the 17th century.2 Jewish (American): presumably an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred Hollingsworth in household of Nelson O Hollingsworth, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fred Hollingsworth in household of Hollingsworth, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fred Hollingworth in household of Nelson O Hollingworth, "United States Census, 1920"

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