Marie Holien

1937–26 May 1999 (Age 62)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Marie

When Marie Holien was born in 1937, her father, Arthur Leonard Holien, was 37 and her mother, Jennie Lucile Munson, was 30. She died on 26 May 1999, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Leonard Holien
Jennie Lucile Munson
Marie Holien

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 0

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1954 · Worlds Largest Christmas Store

Age 17

Wally Bronner opened what would become the world's largest Christmas Store in 1954 as a result of successfully creating custom Christmas panels for city lampposts. Since then, the Frankenmuth store has expanded to a 27 acre landscaped lot with over 50,000 Christmas related items in his store. Bronner's attracts over two million guests per year.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from farmsteads in Trøndelag and Valdres named Holien; the Trōndelag name is possibly from Old Norse hór ‘high’ + lið ‘slope’, ‘mountain’, while the Valdres one is from Old Norse Holvin, a compound of hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’, ‘deep’ + vin ‘meadow’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Marie Halien in household of Arthur Halien, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marie Holien Linzell, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"
  • Marie Holien Linzell, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

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