Rhoda A. Dement


Brief Life History of Rhoda A.

When Rhoda A. Dement was born in 1843, in Gift, Alcorn, Mississippi, United States, her father, William Dement, was 42 and her mother, Mary Herrington, was 35. She married Thomas Jefferson or Wiley Hollimon in 1870. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Jones, Mississippi, United States for about 30 years and Beat 3, Jones, Mississippi, United States in 1910.

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Thomas Jefferson or Wiley Hollimon
Rhoda A. Dement
Marriage: 1870
Jefferson Holliman
Martha Jane Holliman
M. J.
Lorenza Hollimon
Thomas Oliver Hollimon

Sources (6)

  • Rhoda Holliman in household of Wiley Holliman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • R A Holeman in household of Wiley Holeman, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 18

    Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 32

    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

    Possibly an altered form of German Demant, a metonymic occupational name for a diamond dealer or cutter, from Middle High German dīemant ‘diamond’.

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

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