Nancy Alice Holland

25 March 1857–
Calloway, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Nancy Alice

When Nancy Alice Holland was born on 25 March 1857, in Calloway, Kentucky, United States, her father, Josiah Joseph Holland, was 36 and her mother, Malinda Miller, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Joseph Holland
1820–1882
Malinda Miller
1823–1880
William Carroll Holland
1845–1928
Emmanual Gipson Holland
1847–1920
Zerilda Ann Holland
1849–1882
George Washington Holland
1851–1941
Metila J. Holland
1853–
Franklin Pierce Holland
1855–1936
Nancy Alice Holland
1857–
Rebecca F. Holland
1859–
Henry B. Holland
1861–1906

Parents and Siblings

    Josiah Joseph Holland

    Male1820–1882Male

    Female1823–1880Female

siblings

(9)

    William Carroll Holland

    Male1845–1928Male

    Emmanual Gipson Holland

    Male1847–1920Male

    Female1849–1882Female

    George Washington Holland

    Male1851–1941Male

    Female1853–Female

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World Events (8)

1861

Age 4

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 33

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.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÓileáin, a variant of Ó hAoláin, from a form of Faolán (with loss of the initial F-), a personal name representing a diminutive of faol ‘wolf’. Compare Whelan .2 English and Scottish: habitational name from Holland, a division of Lincolnshire, or any of the eight villages in various parts of England so called, from Old English hōh ‘ridge’ + land ‘land’. The Scottish name may also be from places called Holland in Orkney, Houlland in Shetland, Hollandbush in Stirlingshire, and Holland-Hirst in the parish of Kirkintilloch.3 English, German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), Danish, and Dutch: regional name from Holland, a province of the Netherlands.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Nancy A Holland in household of Josiah Holland, "United States Census, 1860"

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