Catherine ( Katie) Hollingshead

1893–1993 (Age 99)
Maurice River, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Catherine ( Katie)

When Catherine ( Katie) Hollingshead was born in December 1893, in Maurice River, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States, her father, Edmund Isaac Hollingshead, was 46 and her mother, Catherine C Camp, was 41. She lived in Cumberland, New Jersey, United States in 1905 and Maurice River Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States in 1910. She died before 1993, at the age of 98.

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Edmund Isaac Hollingshead
Catherine C Camp
Cora Hollingshead
Orilla C Hollingshead
James Hollingshead
Lydia C. Hollingshead
Sarah Hollingshead
Robert Hollingshead
Robert H. Hollingshead
Catherine ( Katie) Hollingshead

Parents and Siblings

    Edmund Isaac Hollingshead


    Catherine C Camp




    Cora Hollingshead


    Orilla C Hollingshead



    Lydia C. Hollingshead




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World Events (8)


Age 1

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 26

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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 (northern): habitational name from a lost place in County Durham called Hollingside or Holmside, from Old English hole(g)n ‘holly’ + sīde ‘hillside’, ‘slope’; there is a Hollingside Lane on the southern outskirts of Durham city. In some cases it may be from Hollinhead in Lancashire, so named from Old English holegn ‘holly’ + hēafod ‘headland’, ‘ridge’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kate Hollingshead in household of Edmund I Hollingshead, "New Jersey State Census, 1905"
  • Catherine C Hollingshead in household of Edmund Hollingshead, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Katie Hollingshead in household of Edward Hollingshead, "United States Census, 1900"

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