Vernon Ivan Holyfield

Brief Life History of Vernon Ivan

When Vernon Ivan Holyfield was born on 5 March 1926, in North Carolina, United States, his father, John Franklin Holyfield, was 38 and his mother, Cora Belle Goins, was 33. He had at least 1 daughter with Mary Juitte Pope. He lived in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States in 1965 and Pinebluff, Moore, North Carolina, United States in 1972. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 10 December 1972, in Fayetteville, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Bethesda Cemetery, Aberdeen, Moore, North Carolina, United States.

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Vernon Ivan Holyfield
Mary Juitte Pope
Charlona Lee Holyfield

Sources (21)

  • Ivan Holyfield in household of John Holyfield, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Vernon Holyfield, "South Carolina, Chesterfield County, Original Marriage licenses, 1911-1951"
  • Vernon I Holyfield, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

World Events (8)


Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hollifield .

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

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