Electa Emmaline Holdaway

2 May 1861–14 December 1956 (Age 95)
North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Electa Emmaline

When Electa Emmaline Holdaway was born on 2 May 1861, in North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, Daniel Webster Holdaway, was 26 and her mother, Martha Belinda Gardner, was 21. She married Andrew Fife Patterson on 28 May 1883, in Mountain Home, Elmore, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1870 and Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 14 December 1956, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Andrew Fife Patterson
Electa Emmaline Holdaway
Marriage: 28 May 1883
Alexander Holdaway Patterson
Martha Estella Patterson
Mary Patterson
Etta Lucile Patterson
Marguerite Ellen Patterson
Clarence Holdaway Patterson
Andrew Patterson
Gladys Vilate Patterson
Leslie Ethel Patterson

Spouse and Children

28 May 1883
Mountain Home, Elmore, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 2

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.

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Holloway .

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

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The Life History of James Nathaniel Holdaway

THE LIFE HISTORY OF JAMES NATHANIEL HOLDAWAY It was 1870 when Daniel Webster and Martha Belinda Gardner Holdaway moved from North Ogden, Weber Co. Utah to Deweyville, Box Elder Co. Utah. My Grandfa …

Sources (3)

  • Electes Holderness in household of Daniel Holderness, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Electia A Holdway in household of Daniel Holdway, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Electa Petterson Or Patterson, "United States Census, 1940"

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