Lena Daisy Hollingsworth

Brief Life History of Lena Daisy

When Lena Daisy Hollingsworth was born on 8 February 1919, in Lake, Scott, Mississippi, United States, her father, James Samuel Hollingsworth, was 24 and her mother, Bessie Lee Clark, was 18. She married John Allen Thomas on 29 May 1937. She died on 6 April 2002, at the age of 83.

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John Allen Thomas
Lena Daisy Hollingsworth
Marriage: 29 May 1937

Sources (2)

  • Daisy Hollingsworth in entry for John Thomas, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
  • Lena D Willhite, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hollingworth (Cheshire), Hollingworth in Butterworth (Lancashire), or possibly Hollinworth Head in Charlesworth (Derbyshire), from Old English holegn ‘holly’ + worth ‘enclosure’. The surname, which was taken to Ireland in the 17th century, has developed a variant with an unexplained medial -s- not noted in any of the placename forms.

Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish name.

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

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