Reatha Faye Holland

24 September 1905–27 December 1983 (Age 78)
Roane, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Reatha Faye

When Reatha Faye Holland was born on 24 September 1905, in Roane, West Virginia, United States, her father, Asa Alonzo Holland, was 39 and her mother, Sena Dean Webb, was 32. She married Obie James Coe in 1923, in Roane, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Clay, Clay, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Smithfield District, Roane, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 27 December 1983, in Roane, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Clover, Roane, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Obie James Coe
Reatha Faye Holland
Marriage: 1923
Wanneda Coe
Irene Faye Coe
Okey J Coe
Ola Franklin Coe
Obie Leroy Coe
Eloise Coe
Wavie Lene Coe

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1923Roane, West Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 1
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    1906 · Licencing Butchers
    Age 1
    A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
    Age 22
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    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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    Sources (12)

    • Reatha Coe in household of Obie Coe, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Reatha Holland in entry for Obie L Coe and Evelyn Tracy, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
    • Retha Holland Coe in entry for Obie James Coe, "West Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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