William Henry Holland

27 October 1858–9 April 1949 (Age 90)
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Holland was born on 27 October 1858, in Windsor, New South Wales, Australia, his father, William Holland, was 26 and his mother, Mary, was 22. He married Eliza Ann Wall in 1884, in Windsor, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 9 April 1949, in his hometown, at the age of 90, and was buried in Windsor, New South Wales, Australia.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Holland
1858–1949
Eliza Ann Wall
1857–1916
Marriage: 1884
Richard Holland
1884–1972
Vinnetta Holland (Unmarried)
1885–1910
Herman Alfred Holland (Unmarried)
1887–1952
Beatrice Holland
1889–1955
Eliza Holland (Infant)
1891–1891
Dora ( Doreen ) Holland
1892–1939
Millicent Holland (No Issue)
1898–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1884
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Holland

    Male1832–Male

    Mary

    Female1836–Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1858–1949Male

    Jessie Holland

    Male1862–Male

    Ernest Holland

    Male1865–Male

    Margaret A. Holland

    Female1873–Female

World Events (8)

1867

Age 9

End of transportation to Western Australia.
1870

Age 12

British troops withdraw from Australia.
1892

Age 34

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÓileáin, a variant of Ó hAoláin, from a form of Faolán (with loss of the initial F-), a personal name representing a diminutive of faol ‘wolf’. Compare Whelan .2 English and Scottish: habitational name from Holland, a division of Lincolnshire, or any of the eight villages in various parts of England so called, from Old English hōh ‘ridge’ + land ‘land’. The Scottish name may also be from places called Holland in Orkney, Houlland in Shetland, Hollandbush in Stirlingshire, and Holland-Hirst in the parish of Kirkintilloch.3 English, German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), Danish, and Dutch: regional name from Holland, a province of the Netherlands.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Henry Holland, "Australia, Sydney Branch Genealogical Library, Cemetery Inscriptions, 1800-1960"
  • William Henry Holland, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William Henry Holland in the Australia and New Zealand, Find A Grave Index, 1800s-Current

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