Vincent Clarence Holcomb

3 January 1885–5 April 1916 (Age 31)
Dresden, Washington, New York, United States

The Life of Vincent Clarence

When Vincent Clarence Holcomb was born on 3 January 1885, in Dresden, Washington, New York, United States, his father, Lewis Fowler Holcomb, was 33 and his mother, Lucy J Farnsworth, was 23. He married Louise Steinaker on 2 April 1906. He lived in Kopiah, Lewis, Washington, United States in 1910. He died on 5 April 1916, in Centralia, Lewis, Washington, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Centralia, Lewis, Washington, United States.

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Vincent Clarence Holcomb
Alda Mae Finney
Marriage: 21 January 1908
Walter Clarence Holcomb
Margaret Louise Holcomb

Spouse and Children

21 January 1908
Denver, Colorado, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 4

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 11

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Greater Manchester, Oxfordshire, and Somerset, so named from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’, ‘deep’ + cumb ‘valley’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vincen Holcomb in household of Lucy Holcomb, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clarance V Holcomb, "United States Census, 1910"
  • V C Holcomb in entry for Margaret Louise Holcomb, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"

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