William Tecumseh Sherman Holderbaum

4 July 1868–28 February 1954 (Age 85)
Coshocton, Ohio, United States

The Life of William Tecumseh Sherman

When William Tecumseh Sherman Holderbaum was born on 4 July 1868, in Coshocton, Ohio, United States, his father, Samuel Holderbaum, was 31 and his mother, Maria Jane Brubaker, was 25. He married Mary Ellen Nora Gonser on 12 September 1886, in Holmes, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Wayne Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Chippewa Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 February 1954, at the age of 85, and was buried in Medina, Ohio, United States.

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William Tecumseh Sherman Holderbaum
Mary Ellen Nora Gonser
Marriage: 12 September 1886
Harry Sherman Holderbaum
Loyal C Holdenbaum
Charles Herman Holderbaum
Earl Orva Holderbaum
Lawrence Hubert Holderbaum
William Victor Holderbaum
Melvin Elbertus Holderbaum
Kenneth Dalton Holderbaum
Samuel Gerald Holderbaum
Ivan Knowlton Stanford Holderbaum
Darrell Leland Holderbaum
Ellnor Elizabeth Holderbaum

Spouse and Children

12 September 1886
Holmes, Ohio, United States



    Loyal C Holdenbaum


    Charles Herman Holderbaum


    Earl Orva Holderbaum


    Lawrence Hubert Holderbaum


+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Holderbaum


    Maria Jane Brubaker




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 28

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by an elder tree, a variant of Holder 1, with the addition of Middle High German boum ‘tree’ ( see Holder , Baum ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William T S Holderbaum, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William S Holderbaum, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wm Holderbaum, "United States Census, 1900"

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