Jenifer Holman

Brief Life History of Jenifer

When Jenifer Holman was born on 27 February 1812, in Crowan, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Williams Holman, was 29 and her mother, Anne Waters, was 27.

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John Williams Holman
Anne Waters
John Holman
Elizabeth Holman
Mary Holman
Jenifer Holman
Martha Holman
Rachel Holman
John Holman

Sources (2)

  • Jenifer Holman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jenifer Holman, "England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010"

World Events (8)


The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.


Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English (southern): topographic name for a ‘dweller in a hollow’, from hol + man (Old English holh + mann). Compare Holler and Hole .

Dutch: habitational name for someone from any of several locations named Hol, from Dutch hol ‘hollow’, or from Middle Dutch hole, heule ‘(low) arched bridge, weir’.

Dutch: from a pet form, formed with man ‘man’, of the personal name Holle, from an ancient Germanic compound name with the element hold ‘loyalty’, for instance Holdert, Hollebrand, Holger and Holmer. Compare Holleman .

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

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