Sarah Evelene Holliday

10 March 1846–October 1864 (Age 18)
Shelbyville, Shelby, Missouri, United States

The Life of Sarah Evelene

When Sarah Evelene Holliday was born on 10 March 1846, in Shelbyville, Shelby, Missouri, United States, her father, Elias Langham Holliday, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Vandiver, was 27. She lived in Shelby, Missouri, United States in 1850. She died in October 1864, at the age of 18, and was buried in Shelbyville, Shelby, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elias Langham Holliday
Elizabeth Ann Vandiver
Richard Thompson Holliday
Anna Frances Holliday
Angus William Holliday
Sarah Evelene Holliday
Susan Virginia Holliday
Gulichma Manah Holliday
Gertrude Holliday
Rudolph Holliday
Elizabeth Taylor Holliday

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World Events (3)


Age 14

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 17

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Holladay .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Holliday in household of Elias Holliday, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah E Holliday in household of Elias L Holliday, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Evelene/Evelyn Holliday, "Find A Grave Index"

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