Evelyn Holland

10 January 1907–3 October 1994 (Age 87)
Ravenswood, Queensland, Australia

The Life of Evelyn

When Evelyn Holland was born on 10 January 1907, in Ravenswood, Queensland, Australia, her father, Albert Holland, was 40 and her mother, Fanny Saunders, was 40. She married Walter Carl Mylrea on 11 October 1939, in Ingham, Queensland, Australia. She died on 3 October 1994, in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Walter Carl Mylrea
Evelyn Holland
Marriage: 11 October 1939

Spouse and Children

11 October 1939
Ingham, Queensland, Australia

Parents and Siblings

    Albert Holland





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World Events (8)


Age 4

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Age 7

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 32

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

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 (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Evelyn Holland - Government record: Birth record or certificate: female

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