Joseph Thomas Hollandsworth

16 September 1833–9 April 1902 (Age 68)
Wythe, Virginia, United States

The Life of Joseph Thomas

When Joseph Thomas Hollandsworth was born on 16 September 1833, in Wythe, Virginia, United States, his father, George R. Hollandsworth Sr., was 45 and his mother, Jane Carr, was 42. He married Margaret Ann Fields on 1 November 1854, in Wythe, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 9 April 1902, in Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States, at the age of 68.

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Joseph Thomas Hollandsworth
Margaret Ann Fields
Marriage: 1 November 1854
John William Hollandsworth
Mary Emogene Hollandsworth
James Frank Hollandsworth
Charles W Hollandsworth
Richard Joseph Hollandsworth
Edward Elmer ( Eddy) Hollandsworth
Ella or Elly Hollandsworth
Frederick Hugh Hollandsworth
George Alva Hollandsworth
Herbert Henry Hollandsworth

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1 November 1854
Wythe, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 11

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 28

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of Hollingsworth . This surname is common in VA.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph T Hollinsworth, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph Hollingsworth, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Hollandsworth, "United States Census, 1900"

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