James Thomas Holladay

17 August 1864–14 June 1904 (Age 39)
Lowndes, Alabama, United States

The Life of James Thomas

When James Thomas Holladay was born on 17 August 1864, in Lowndes, Alabama, United States, his father, James Henry Holladay, was 38 and his mother, Martha Jane Hawkins, was 29. He lived in Mount Willing, Lowndes, Alabama, United States in 1880. He died on 14 June 1904, at the age of 39.

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James Henry Holladay
Martha Jane Hawkins
John Calvin Holladay
Mary Jane Holladay
Henry Shufford Holladay
Nancy Ellafare Holladay
Priscilla Holladay
Margaret Elizabeth Holladay
James Thomas Holladay
Steven Watts “Steve” Holladay St
William Nathan Holladay
Lou Ida Holladay
Joseph Scott Holladay
Bishop Andrew Holladay
George Washington Holladay

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Alabama Ratifies the 13th Amendment

Age 1

Alabama ratified the 13th Amendment on December 2, 1865. The Thirteenth Amendment officially became part of the Constitution on December 6, 1865. Roughly 440,000 Alabamians born into slavery were freed and made citizens. However, loopholes in the law made this a slow process.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 11

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: from Old English hāligdæg ‘holy day’, ‘religious festival’. The reasons why this word should have become a surname are not clear; probably it was used as a byname for one born on a religious festival day.

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

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  • James T Holliday in household of James H Holliday, "United States Census, 1880"

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