Iris Hollingsworth

Brief Life History of Iris

When Iris Hollingsworth was born on 26 April 1827, in West Branch MM, Miami, Ohio, United States, her father, Richard Hollingsworth, was 48 and her mother, Sarah Ann Hollingsworth, was 45.

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Richard Hollingsworth
Sarah Ann Hollingsworth
James Hollingsworth
William Hollingsworth
Sally Hollingsworth
Lydia Hollingsworth
Isaiah John Hollingsworth
Michael M. Hollingsworth
Josiah Hollingsworth
Lydia J Hollingsworth
Parker Hollingsworth
Moses Hollingsworth
Ira Hollingsworth
Iris Hollingsworth

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    World Events (3)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1830 · The Oregon Trail

    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Hollingworth (Cheshire), Hollingworth in Butterworth (Lancashire), or possibly Hollinworth Head in Charlesworth (Derbyshire), from Old English holegn ‘holly’ + worth ‘enclosure’. The surname, which was taken to Ireland in the 17th century, has developed a variant with an unexplained medial -s- not noted in any of the placename forms.

    Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish name.

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

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