Gertie Belle Holleman

11 November 1908–7 August 2007 (Age 98)
Mount Enterprise, Rusk, Texas, United States

The Life of Gertie Belle

When Gertie Belle Holleman was born on 11 November 1908, in Mount Enterprise, Rusk, Texas, United States, her father, Harm Edward Holleman, was 26 and her mother, Annie Arrie Fussell, was 19. She died on 7 August 2007, in Troup, Smith, Texas, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Dialville, Cherokee, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harm Edward Holleman
Annie Arrie Fussell
Audie Epton Holleman
Imon Lacy Holleman
Gertie Belle Holleman
Vera Mae Holleman

Parents and Siblings

    Harm Edward Holleman





World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 6

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 27

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English, German (Hollemann), and Dutch: variant of Holle , Holman , or Holliman .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Brother Gertie Mullican Chandler, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • 1930 United States Federal Census
  • 1940 United States Federal Census

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