Holland Family I

This information concerns four generations of the Abraham Holland family.
1700-1900

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show my line of descent.
 • Connections of collateral lines to main lines are indicated by linked names.
 • Generations within a family are separated by a series of asterisks.
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.

CAVEAT: Apart from census data, this information has not been confirmed by my personal research, and mistakes are likely present, so use at your discretion.

   Abraham born: (about 1715) in Anne Arundel County, MD
married: Asenath Spires ( ) in MD
children: Charles,
Jacob, Thomas
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:
caveat: These data have NOT been verified with any documentation on my part. The parents of Charles, Jacob, and Thomas are speculative at this point.

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   Charles
(children of _?_ Holland and _?_)
born: (April 2, 1758) in
married: (a) Sarah Hughes ( ) in Abbeville County, Ninety-six District, SC
                (b) Elizabeth Smith (after 1804) in Choctaw County, MS
children: (a) Wiliam Hughes [Lucy Childress] [Elizabeth Helen Massey], Margaret E. [Robert Gammill], Absalom [Elizabeth Douglas] [Catherine Latham] [Elizabeth Frances Murrah], Elizabeth [James Paxton], Charles Miller [Dicey Childress], Jacob H. [Drucilla Dearman], Sarah [Ignatius Dudley]
                (b) Agnes A. [McDuffey] [John Richard Byrd], Reuben A. [Mary Dearman]
died: (March 16, 1848) in Clarkson, Choctaw County, MS
buried: New Hope Cemetery, Clarkson, Webster County, MS
census: On the 1820 census, he was (over age 45) in Jackson County, MS; on the 1840 census, he was (age 80-90) with his second wife in Choctaw County, MS
note: A number of Holland descendants are buried in the New Hope Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Webster County, MS.
   Jacob born: (about 1761) in Anne Arundel County, MD
married: Sarah Miller (about 1780) in SC
children: Polly, Elizabeth, Peggy, Jane,
Charles Sherwood, Sampson W. [Lucinda Juliana Harbin], Hannah [Joseph Larkin Rogers], Sarah [Eli Sanders]
died: (October 1, 1852) in Greene County, AL
buried: Hebron Churchyard, Union, Greene County, AL
census: On the 1790 census, he was in Washington County, MD; on the 1800 and 1810 census, he was in Pendleton District, SC; on the 1820 census, he was (over age 45) in Jackson County, MS; on the 1830 census, he was (age 60-70) in Pickens County AL; on the 1850 census, he was (age 92) in Pickens County, AL
military service: He fought in Revolutionary War beside his brother, Charles Holland.
note: After his marriage to Sarah Miller, he moved to Madison County, AL, in 1813; he was in Greene County, AL, in 1826; he moved to Pickens County prior to 1830.
   Thomas born: (December 17, 1763) in Anne Arundel County, MD
married: (a) Jane Adair (about 1789) in
                (b) Prudence Leggett
children: (a) Casey, Delilah, Rachel, Sarah, Elizabeth, Asenath, Jane, Thomas
                (b)
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note: Jane Adair was born about 1762 in Laurens County, SC

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   Polly
(children of Jacob Holland and Sarah Miller)
born: (about 1782) in SC
married: ( ) in
children:
buried:
census:
note:
   Elizabeth
   
born: (about 1784) in SC
married: ( ) in
children:
buried:
census:
note:
   Peggy
   
born: (about 1786) in SC
married: ( ) in
children:
buried:
census:
note:
   Jane
   
born: (about 1788) in SC
married: ( ) in
children:
buried:
census:
note:
   Charles Sherwood born: (April 7, 1794) in SC
married: Elizabeth Smith (about 1816) in MS
children: Jacob Leroy, Robert S., William Sherwood, Levi Hugh, Alpha, unknown female (1825-1829), John W., Ebenezer,
Mary Eleanor [H. Cravey], Martha [W. H. Whittington]
died: (after 1880) in Hardin County, TX
buried: Holland Cemetery (about 10 miles off Hwy 69) in Kountze, Hardin County, TX
census: On the 1810 census, he was with his parents in Pendleton District, SC; on the 1820, 1830, and 1840 census, he was in Jackson County, MS; on the 1850 census, he was in Jefferson County, TX; on the 1860 and 1870 census, he was in Hardin County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was with his son John W. Holland in Hardin County, TX
military service: He fought at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend with Andrew Jackson during the war of 1812.
note: He established the Holland Settlement in the late 1840's in Hardin County, TX.

   Sampson W.
   
born: (about about 1796) in SC
married: Lucinda Juliana Harbin (about 1839) in
children: William Buford [Sarah Luvinia Taylor], Newton, Alfred T., Jesse M., Sampson E., Mary E.
died: ( ) in
buried: Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery, Duck Hill, Montgomery County, MS
census: On the 1840 census, he was in Pickens County, AL; on the 1850 census, he was (age 37) with his wife in Pickens County, AL; on the 1860 census, he was in MS; on the 1870 census, he was in Carroll County, MS;
note:
   Hannah
   
born: (January 4, 1799) in SC
married: Joseph Larkin Rogers (about 1819) in
children: James Barba, Elizabeth Ann [Richard Ross Gandy], Hannah Matilde [Kedar A. Armstrong], Rebecca Jane, Robert Henderson [Bettie Thomas Moorman
died: (February 2, 1892) in Plantersville, Lee County, MS
buried: Union Methodist Church Cemetery, Plantersville, Lee County, MS
census:
note:
   Sarah
   
born: (about 1802) in Tuscaloosa County, AL
married: Eli Sanders (December 28, 1820) in Mantua, Pickens County, AL
children: Hampton [Leathy Bunn Jones]
died: (February 1, 1844) in
buried:
census:
note:

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   Jacob Leroy
(children of Charles Sherwood Holland and Elizabeth Smith)
born: (about 1818) in Jackson County, MS
married: Frances Ann Florida Goode (1846) in AL?
children: Charles Gideon, Nancy Elizabeth [Sims], Frances Alabama [Rigsby], William McMillian, Susan Mary, Louisa Octavia [Hicks], Florida Ann [Moffett]
died: (about 1875) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, he was in Jefferson County, TX; on the 1870 census, in Tyler Couny, TX;
note:
   Robert S. born: (about 1820) in MS
married: Susannah Sumrall (July 15, 1844) in Mobile County, AL
children: Elizabeth S., Nancy E., Andrew J., Charles W., Rosanna, Martha, William, Baby J. (?), Susannah, Caroline
died: (1880) in Tyler County, TX
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, he was in Jefferson County, TX; on the 1870 census, in Tyler County, TX
note:
   William Sherwood born: (February 15, 1822) in Dog Creek, Jackson County, MS
married: Nancy Sumrall (February 3, 1848) in Jefferson County, TX
children: Margaret, Charles Sherwood II, Martha Ann [Overstreet], Elizabeth, Jiles, William, Robert, Drewry
died: (February 13, 1868) in Jefferson County, TX
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, he and his wife were with his brother Robert S. Holland in Jefferson County, TX; on the 1870 census, his widow was in Tyler County, TX
note:
   Levi Hugh born: (about 1823) in MS
married: (a) Elizabeth Goff ( ) in
                (b) Frances Elizabeth Jones (April 9, 1860) in Hardin County, TX
children: (a) Mary Jane [Monk], Charles Wesley (Bud), Elizabeth Luelin (Ellen) [W. Richardson], Jacob J. R., James, Martha F. [J. Richardson], Melissa [Nolin?], John H.
                (b) Florida A. [Jenkins], Sallie [Hinton], Ebenezer Smith, Martha J., William Thomas Jefferson, Georgia
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, he was in Jefferson County, TX; on the 1860, 1870, and 1880 census, in Hardin County, TX;
note:
   Alpha born: (about 1826) in MS
married: Martha Blackman ( ) in
children: John Sherwood and Charley Taylor
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, he was with his father in Jefferson County, TX;
note:
   unknown
    (female)
born: (about 1825-1830) in MS
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
note: According to the 1840 census of Jackson County, MS, the household of Charles Sherwood Holland included a female, age 10-15, who is presently unknown. She does not appear on the 1850 roll in Jefferson County, TX, with the rest of the family. It is likely that she had married by 1847 and remained in MS.
   John W. born: (about1828) in MS
married: Melissa McNeely ( ) in
children: Charles H., John W. Jr, Sarah Josephine [F. Yeager], Nancy Elisabeth, Eldorado [McCauley], Florence B. [McCauley]
died: ( ) in
buried: Holland cemetery (about 10 miles off Hwy 69) in Kountze, Hardin County, TX
census: On the 1850 census, he was with his father in Jefferson County, TX; on the 1860, 1870, and 1880 census, in Hardin County, TX;
note:
   Ebenezer born: (about 1833) in MS
married: Matilda Ann Smith (September 15, 1859) in Hardin County, TX
children: Elbert Sherwood
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, he was with his father in Jefferson County, TX; on the 1860 census, he and his wife were with his father in Hardin County, TX;
note: He died during the Civil War. His widow married Daniel S. D. McNeely (January 29, 1868) in Hardin County, TX.
   Mary Eleanor
    (Ellen)
born: (August 22, 1835) in MS
married: Henry Cravey, Jr (January 11, 1849) in Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX
children: Charles H., Mary Elizabeth [Patton], Alexander (Alex), John (Jack),
Benjamin Franklin (Ben), Henry III, Mont (Doc), Martha [Davis], Melvina [Potter], Florida [McKinney] [Cravey], James (Jim), Fletcher, Nellie Elnora [Crain]
died: (July 5, 1908) in TX
buried: Ingenhuett ranch (7 miles south of Center Point on Elm Pass Road) in Kerr County, TX
census: On the 1850 census, she was with her husband in Jefferson, County, TX; on the 1860 census, in Jackson County, TX; on the 1870 census, in Kendall County, TX; on the 1880 census, in Comal County, TX; on the 1900 census, in Kerr County, TX
note:
   Martha born: (April 6,1836) in Dog Creek, MS
married: William Hobard (Bill) Whittington (June 30, 1857) in Jefferson County, TX
children: Melina [J. Andress], Charles Hobard (Hobb), Clara Ann [J. P. Warren], William Ebenezer (Eb), Orpha Ellen (Phene) [S. W. Weatherford], Martha Cecilia (Celia) [J. Andress], Ida Ann [T. L. Folks]
died: (September 15, 1878) in Liberty County, TX
buried: Whittington Cemetery in Devers, Liberty County, TX
census: On the 1850 census, she was with her father in Jefferson County, TX; on the 1860 census, she was with her husband in Hardin County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was with her husband in Tyler County, TX; on the 1880 census, her husband was married to his second wife in Liberty County, TX
note: Her husband was the son of and Melina Dalton; he married his second wife Althea Ann Lee (June 30, 1880) in

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