Experience Holway

Brief Life History of Experience

When Experience Holway was born on 4 July 1716, in Westerly, Kings, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, her father, Benjamin Holway, was 39 and her mother, Penelope Tosh, was 26. She died on 21 January 1726, in her hometown, at the age of 9.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Holway
1678–1726
Penelope Tosh
1690–1773
Silence Holway
1712–1744
Benjamin Holway
1714–1806
Experience Holway
1716–1726
Joseph Holway
1717–1806
Penelope Holway
1719–1751
William Holway
1721–
Samuel Holway
1723–
Hannah Holway
1724–1730
Daniel Holway
1726–

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  • Experience Holway, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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1723 · Pirates Hung in Newport

On July 17, 1723, twenty-eight pirates are hung in Newport, Rhode Island.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Donal, Patrick James.

English (Devon and Somerset): variant of Holloway , perhaps specifically from Holway in Somerset.

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

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