Memory Miles Hollingsworth

1872–11 November 1953 (Age 81)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Memory Miles

When Memory Miles Hollingsworth was born in 1872, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph Pinkney Hollingsworth, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Sally Corn, was 42. He married Martha Elizabeth Justice on 19 August 1895, in Henderson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Hendersonville, Henderson, North Carolina, United States for about 30 years and Balfour, Henderson, North Carolina, United States in 1953. He died on 11 November 1953, at the age of 81, and was buried in Hendersonville, Henderson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Memory Miles Hollingsworth
Martha Elizabeth Justice
Marriage: 19 August 1895
Gertrude Hollingsworth
Ethel Lola Hollingsworth
Ernest Joseph Hollingsworth
Cecil Christopher Hollingsworth
Frances Elizabeth Hollingsworth
Charles Fuller Hollingsworth
Margaret Hollingsworth
Hugh J Hollingsworth
Sadie May Hollingsworth
Daisy Lee Hollingsworth
Ruth Helen Hollingsworth

Spouse and Children

19 August 1895
Henderson, North Carolina, United States


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Pinkney Hollingsworth





    Mary Hollingsworth



    John Hollingsworth


    Nicholas Adolphus Hollingsworth


    Nettie Arsena Hollingsworth


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 0

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 5

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: habitational name from places in Cheshire and Lancashire called Hollingworth, from Old English hole(g)n ‘holly’ + worð ‘enclosure’. The surname was taken to Ireland in the 17th century.2 Jewish (American): presumably an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Memery Howlinsworth in household of Joseph Howlinsworth, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Munson Hollingsworth in household of Martin Justice, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Memory Hollingsworth, "United States Census, 1920"

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