Ollie E. Canterbury

3 May 1877–7 May 1956 (Age 79)
Audrain, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ollie E.

When Ollie E. Canterbury was born on 3 May 1877, in Audrain, Missouri, United States, her father, Alfred H Canterbury, was 41 and her mother, Malissa Alonza Shell, was 35. She married John Walter Holloway on 4 October 1898, in Audrain, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Wilson Township, Audrain, Missouri, United States for about 30 years and Salt River Township, Audrain, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 7 May 1956, in Audrain, Missouri, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Walter Holloway
Ollie E. Canterbury
Marriage: 4 October 1898
Hazel Winifred Holloway

Spouse and Children

4 October 1898
Audrain, Missouri, United States


    Hazel Winifred Holloway


Parents and Siblings

    Alfred H Canterbury


    Malissa Alonza Shell





    Pearl Canterbury


    Hattie Canterbury


    Chapple R. Canterbury


    Maggie J. Canterbury


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Canterbury in Kent, named in Old English as Cantwaraburg ‘fortified town (burgh) of the people (wara) of Kent’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Allie E Holloway in household of John W Holloway, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Holloway in household of John Walter Holloway, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ollie C Holloway in household of John W Holloway, "United States Census, 1900"

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