Lawrence Holley

23 September 1846–29 June 1919 (Age 72)
Burlescombe, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Lawrence

When Lawrence Holley was born on 23 September 1846, in Burlescombe, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Holley, was 37 and his mother, Mary, was 33. He married Ellen Olive Gregory on 4 May 1873, in Bermondsey, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in City of London, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 29 June 1919, in Hastings, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence Holley
1846–1919
Ellen Olive Gregory
1849–1883
Marriage: 4 May 1873
William Lawrence Holley
1877–1952
Mary Ellen "Nellie" Holley
1879–1927
John Gregory Holley
1880–1881
Edith Alberta "Bertha" Holley
1882–1972

Spouse and Children

    Male1846–1919Male

    Ellen Olive Gregory

    Female1849–1883Female

MARRIAGE
4 May 1873
Bermondsey, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    John Holley

    Male1809–Male

    Mary

    Female1813–Female

siblings

(7)

    Lavinia Holley

    Female1836–Female

    Male1841–1894Male

    Levi Holley

    Male1841–1904Male

    Lucy Holley

    Female1843–Female

    Laban Holley

    Male1845–1867Male

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 8

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 21

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1884

Age 38

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): topographic name from Middle English holin, holi(e) ‘holly tree’. Compare Hollen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lawrence Holley in household of Mary Holley, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Laurence Holley, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Lawrence Holley, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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