Mark Lionel Holdaway

22 April 1894–29 December 1989 (Age 95)
Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Mark Lionel

When Mark Lionel Holdaway was born on 22 April 1894, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, his father, Thomas Teancum Holdaway, was 36 and his mother, Mary Eliza White, was 33. He married Neeltje "Nellie" Bruin on 10 April 1931, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Guam in 1920 and Salt Lake City Ward 6, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 29 December 1989, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Mark Lionel Holdaway
Neeltje "Nellie" Bruin
Marriage: 10 April 1931

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1931Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    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.
    1896 · Utah becomes a state
    Age 2
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 25
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English (Hampshire): variant of Holloway .

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

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    Sources (31)

    • Mark L Holdaway, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Mark Lionel Holdaway, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Mark L Holdaway, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"

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