Alonza Macon Holland

Brief Life History of Alonza Macon

When Alonza Macon Holland was born on 27 February 1901, in Bedford, Virginia, United States, his father, Alonzo Thomas Holland, was 34 and his mother, Teresa Emily Howell, was 25. He lived in Otter District, Bedford, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. He died on 21 July 1986, in Bedford, Bedford, Virginia, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Bedford City, Bedford, Virginia, United States.

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Alonzo Thomas Holland
Teresa Emily Howell
William Adrian Holland
Hammet Zalon Holland
Alonza Macon Holland
Sarah Augusta Holland
Oren Douglas Holland Sr

Sources (6)

  • Macon Holland in household of A T Holland, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alonza Macon Holland, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Macon Holland in household of Alonza T Holland, "United States Census, 1910"

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

1912 · Reverted to town

Bedford City reverted to Bedford (town) in 1912.


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Name Meaning

English, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, French, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Holland, a province of the Netherlands.

English: habitational name from Downholland or Upholland (Lancashire), Hulland (Derbyshire), the Parts of Holland, one of the three administrative subdivisions of Lincolnshire, any of the four places called Hoyland (southern Yorkshire), and possibly Great and Little Holland (Essex). The placenames all derive from Old English hōh ‘heel, spur of land’ + land ‘land’.

English: habitational name either from Hoeland (Farm) in Bury (Sussex), or from Holland's Barn in Albourne (Sussex). The placename in Bury has the same etymology as in 1 above, while the placename in Albourne may derive from Old English hol ‘hole, hollow’ + land ‘land’.

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

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