Lyndell Syble Holder

Female28 September 1916–15 August 1999

Brief Life History of Lyndell Syble

When Lyndell Syble Holder was born on 28 September 1916, in Texas, United States, her father, Pleasant Johnson Holder, was 25 and her mother, Edna Olive Shilling, was 17. She married Eugene Raymond McNew on 5 January 1935, in Dawson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Dawson, Texas, United States in 1940 and Kerman, Fresno, California, United States in 1950. She died on 15 August 1999, in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States.

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Eugene Raymond McNew
Lyndell Syble Holder
Marriage: 5 January 1935
Autry Lynn McNew

Sources (12)

  • Lyndell McNew, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Lindell Holder, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Lyndell Syble Holder McNew, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1935Dawson, Texas, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

    Age 3

    The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.


    Age 25

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    German: topographic name for someone who lived by an elder tree, Middle High German holder, or a topographic or habitational name referring to a house named for its sign of an elder tree. In same areas, for example Alsace, the elder tree was believed to be protective of a house.

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Holder ‘elder tree’.

    English: status or occupational name from Middle English holdere, haldere, heldere ‘tenant; servant, retainer; laborer’, an agent derivative of holden ‘to hold’ (Old English healdan). Compare Helder 3.

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

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