William Hollingshead

about 1858–
King, York, Ontario, Canada

The Life of William

When William Hollingshead was born about 1858, in King, York, Ontario, Canada, his father, Robert Hollingshead, was 18 and his mother, Rebecca Weller, was 16.

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Family Time Line

Robert Hollingshead
1840–1913
Rebecca Weller
1842–1912
William Hollingshead
1858–
Arthur Wellington Hollingshead
1863–1952
Hollingshead
1864–1864
Daughter Hollingshead
1865–
Daughter Hollingshead
1865–
Frank Hollingshead
1865–
William Robert Hollingshead
1867–1945
Nelson Thomas Hollingshead
1869–1959
Frank Albert Hollingshead
1876–1957
Robert Nelson Hollingshead
1899–1928

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World Events (3)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 9

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 11

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1871

Age 13

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

English (northern): habitational name from a lost place in County Durham called Hollingside or Holmside, from Old English hole(g)n ‘holly’ + sīde ‘hillside’, ‘slope’; there is a Hollingside Lane on the southern outskirts of Durham city. In some cases it may be from Hollinhead in Lancashire, so named from Old English holegn ‘holly’ + hēafod ‘headland’, ‘ridge’.

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

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