Foster Quinton Holland

28 August 1923–19 February 2010 (Age 86)
Duplin, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Foster Quinton

When Foster Quinton Holland was born on 28 August 1923, in Duplin, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Monroe Holland, was 38 and his mother, Lela Goodson, was 39. He married Golden Marie Smith on 21 June 1941, in Duplin, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Wolfscrape Township, Duplin, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 19 February 2010, in Duplin, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Goldsboro, Wayne, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Foster Quinton Holland
Golden Marie Smith
Marriage: 21 June 1941
Janet Carol Holland

Spouse and Children

21 June 1941
Duplin, North Carolina, United States


    Janet Carol Holland


Parents and Siblings



    Thurman Oliver Holland


    Archie Colon Holland


    Charles Gideon Holland



    James Kennet Holland


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 18

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Foster C Halland in household of James M Halland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Quinnon Holland in household of James M Holland, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Foster Quintion Holland in entry for Paula Diane Holland, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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