Martha Holland

3 February 1829–30 June 1869 (Age 40)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Holland was born on 3 February 1829, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Holland, was 34 and her mother, Hannah Frith Richardson, was 32. She married Henry Charles Fowler on 23 March 1851, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Sandbach, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1835 and Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 30 June 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Charles Fowler
Martha Holland
Marriage: 23 March 1851
Mary Emma Fowler
William Alma Fowler
John Franklin Fowler
Edwin James Fowler
Kate Fowler
Charles Holland Fowler

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 March 1851Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1831 · Old London Bridge Opens
    Age 2
    The popular childhood rhyme "London Bridge is Falling Down" refers to the infamous overpass above the Thames River. By the 19th century the bridge had started to fall apart.
    Age 14
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, French, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Holland, a province of the Netherlands.English: habitational name from Downholland or Upholland (Lancashire), Hulland (Derbyshire), the Parts of Holland, one of the three administrative subdivisions of Lincolnshire, any of the four places called Hoyland (southern Yorkshire), and possibly Great and Little Holland (Essex). The placenames all derive from Old English hōh ‘heel, spur of land’ + land ‘land’.English: habitational name either from Hoeland (Farm) in Bury (Sussex), or from Holland's Barn in Albourne (Sussex). The placename in Bury has the same etymology as in 1 above, while the placename in Albourne may derive from Old English hol ‘hole, hollow’ + land ‘land’.

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

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    Sources (31)

    • Martha Holland in household of Thomas Holland, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • 1924 - Martha Holland in entry for John Franklin Fowler, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Martha Fowler in household of Henry Fowler, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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