James Lloyd Holley

Male4 June 1874–10 April 1882

Brief Life History of James Lloyd

When James Lloyd Holley was born on 4 June 1874, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, John Seymour Holly, was 41 and his mother, Louise Walden, was 26. He lived in Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States in 1880. He died on 10 April 1882, at the age of 7.

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John Seymour Holly
Louise Walden
Clara Holley
James Lloyd Holley
Schuyler Holley
George Brainard Holly

Sources (4)

  • Lloyd Holley in household of Seymour J Holley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Holley, "New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909"
  • James Lloyd Holly, "Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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World Events (4)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

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.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 7

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning


nickname from Middle English hol ‘hollow’ + eie, egh(e) ‘eye’ (Old English hol + ēage), perhaps a nickname for someone with a missing eye.

topographic name for someone who lived by a ‘clearing in a hollow’, from Middle English hol ‘hollow’ + lei(e) ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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