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
1872–1953
Martha Elizabeth Justice
1878–1956
Marriage: 19 August 1895
Gertrude Hollingsworth
1895–1910
Ethel Lola Hollingsworth
1897–1977
Ernest Joseph Hollingsworth
1900–1981
Cecil Christopher Hollingsworth
1903–1969
Frances Elizabeth Hollingsworth
1906–1996
Charles Fuller Hollingsworth
1909–1991
Margaret Hollingsworth
1911–2005
Hugh J Hollingsworth
1915–1990
Sadie May Hollingsworth
1918–
Daisy Lee Hollingsworth
1921–2011
Ruth Helen Hollingsworth
1922–1988

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 August 1895
Henderson, North Carolina, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Pinkney Hollingsworth

    Male1839–1905Male

    Female1830–1916Female

siblings

(6)

    Mary Hollingsworth

    Female1855–Female

    Female1864–1958Female

    John Hollingsworth

    Male1866–Male

    Nicholas Adolphus Hollingsworth

    Male1869–1919Male

    Nettie Arsena Hollingsworth

    Female1870–1927Female

+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.

Possible Related Names

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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