John Daniel Holladay

22 June 1826–16 September 1909 (Age 83)
Moscow, Marengo, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of John Daniel

When John Daniel Holladay was born on 22 June 1826, in Moscow, Marengo, Alabama, United States, his father, John Holladay, was 28 and his mother, Catherine Beasley Higgins, was 28. He married Mahalia Ann Rebecca Matthews on 2 November 1848, in Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1858 and Utah, United States in 1870. In 1895, at the age of 70, his occupation is listed as delegate to form the constitution of the state of utah when it was admitted to the union (u.s.) in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 16 September 1909, in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Santaquin City Cemetery, Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States.

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John Daniel Holladay
Mahalia Ann Rebecca Matthews
Marriage: 2 November 1848
Mahalia Ann Rebecca Holladay
John Daniel Holladay Jr.
Lenora McCray Holladay
Rhoda Catherine Holladay
Isaiah Holladay
Joseph Augustus Holladay
Julia Antonette Holladay
Lunia Agnes Holladay
David Thomas Holladay
Archibald Franklin Holladay
Eva Nellie Holladay
Minnie Maybell Holladay

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  • Marriage
    2 November 1848Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1848 · Fire Destroys the Temple
    Age 22
    On October 9, 1848, an arsonists fire claimed everything but the outer walls of the Nauvoo Temple since the structure was made out of limestone and wood. It was meant to discourage the Saints that had fled to never come back.

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent): variant of Holliday .

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

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    Life Sketch of John Holladay (1798-1862)

    John Holladay was born on 10 March 1798, the third child and second son of Daniel Holladay and his second wife, Keziah Rebecca Terry, in Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA. (Daniel's first wife …

    Sources (67)

    • John Holladay, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John G Eberle in entry for John G Eberle and Mahalia A Sollars Holladay Or Holliday, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Don'T Know in entry for John Danil Holiday, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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