Holland Family

This information concerns four generations of a Holland family in Maryland.
1700-1900

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show the 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: * Generation # *.
 • 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.

                               * Generation I *
   Abraham born: (about 1715) in Anne Arundel County, MD
married: Asenath Spires ( ) in MD
children: Charles,
Jacob, Thomas
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note: His wife was the daughter of Mary Ramsey and William Spires.

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. A completely different lineage for Abraham Holland and Asenath Spires can be seen on-line here.

* Generation II *
   Charles
(children of _?_ Holland and _?_)
born: (April 2, 1758) in Anne Arundel County, MD ?
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 (about 1792) in Limestsone County, AL ?
children: (a) Casey, Delilah, Rachel, Sarah, Elizabeth, Asenath, Jane, Thomas
                (b) Tillman Horne [Tabitha Robinson]
died: (May 1, 1840) in Limestone County, AL
buried: Elliott Cemetery, Ardmore, Giles County, TN
census: On the 1820 census, he was (age 26-44) with his wife in Bedford County, TN; on the 1830 census, he was (age 50-60) with his wife in Bdedford County, TN; on the 1840 census, he was (age 60-70) with his wife in Bedford County, TN;
note: Jane Adair was born about 1762 in Laurens County, SC. Prudence Leggett was the daughter of Prudence Corbell and Abner Leggett. She died (1840) and is buried in Elliott Cemetery, Giles County, TN.

* Generation III *
   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: (1790) 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 (age 58) in Jefferson County, TX; on the 1860 census, he was (age 65) in Hardin County, TX; on the 1870 census, he was (age 76) in Hardin County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age 85) 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], Jacob M., Hannah Matilda [Kedar A. Armstrong], Charles S., Rebecca Jane, Josephus Larkin, Robert Henderson [Bettie Thomas Moorman], Isabella
died: (February 2, 1892) in Plantersville, Lee County, MS
buried: Union Methodist Church Cemetery, Plantersville, Lee County, MS
census: on the 1850 census, she was (age 50) with her husband in Itawamba County, MS; on the 1860 census, she was (age 60) with her husband in Itawamba County, MS; on the 1870 census, she was (age 70) a widow and likely in MS; on the 1880 census, she was (age 80) a widow in Lee County, MS
note: Her husband was the son of James Rodgers, who is buried in the same cemetery.
   Sarah
   
born: (about 1802) in Tuscaloosa County, AL
married: Eli Sanders (December 28, 1820) in Mantua, Pickens County, AL
children: Matilda, Sarah Jane, Mary Ann [E. P. Ivey], Hampton [Sarah Leathy Bunn Jones]
died: (February 1, 1844) in Pickens County, AL
buried:
census: On the 1820 census, she was (age 16-26) with her parents in Pickens County, AL; on the 1830 census, she was (age 20-30) with her husband in Pickens County, AL; on the 1840 census, she was (age 30-40) with her husband in Pickens County, AL; on the 1850 census, her husband was (age 56) in Pickens County, AL; on the 1860 census, her husband was (age 60) a widower in DeSoto Parish, LA;
note: Her husband died (October 14, 1861) and is buried in Grand Cane Cemetery, DeSoto Parish, LA.

* Generation IV *
   Jacob Leroy
(children of Charles Sherwood Holland and Elizabeth Smith)
born: (January 18, 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: (January 8, 1875) in Tyler County, TX
buried: Fairview Cemetery, Town Bluff, Tyler County, TX
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 32) with his wife in Jefferson County, TX; on the 1870 census, he was (age 53) with his wife in Tyler County, 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 (age 30) with his wife in Jefferson County, TX; on the 1870 census, he was (age 50) with his wife 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 (age 28) and his wife (age 22) were with his brother Robert S. Holland in Jefferson County, TX; on the 1870 census, his widow was (age 42) 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 (age 27) with his wife in Jefferson County, TX; on the 1860 census, he was (age 36) with his second wife (age 19) in Hardin County, TX; on the 1870 census, he was (age 48) with his wife in Hardin County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age 58) with his wife in Hardin County, TX;
note:
   Alpha born: (about 1826) in MS
married: Martha Blackman ( ) in
children: John Sherwood [Margaret Manima Jolly] and Charley Taylor
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 24) with his father in Jefferson County, TX;
note: On the 1860 census, his son John (age 7) may have been with John's aunt and uncle Matilda and Ebenezer Holland in Hardin County, TX; on the 1870 census, John was (age 18) single in Hardin County, TX; on the 1880 census, John was (age 27) with his wife in Brazos County, TX; on the 1910 census, his wife was (age 62) in Liberty County, TX; on the 1920 census, his widow was (age 62) in Liberty County, TX; on the 1930 census, his widow was (age 72) with her daughter and son-in-law Gladys and William Perkins Johnson in Liberty County, TX. John Sherwood Holland and his wife are buried in Oak Shade Cemetery, Cleveland, Liberty County, TX
   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 Wesley born: (June 30, 1825) in Jackson County, MS
married: Melissa Ann McNeely (February 1, 1853) in Jefferson County, TX
children: Charles Huey [Rebecca Hart], John Wesley Jr, Sarah Josephine [James Franklin Yeager], Nancy Elisabeth [Azariah L. Yeager], Florence Eldorado [McCawley],
died: (November 6, 1888) in Hardin County, TX
buried: Holland cemetery (about 10 miles off Hwy 69) in Kountze, Hardin County, TX
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 22) with his father in Jefferson County, TX; on the 1860 census, he was (age 29) with his wife in Hardin County, TX; on the 1870 census, he was (age 40) with his wife in Hardin County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age 54) with his wife in Hardin County, TX;
note:
   Ebenezer born: (about 1833) in Calhoun County, MS
married: Matilda Ann Smith (September 15, 1859) in Hardin County, TX
children: Elbert Sherwood [Rebecca Jane Williford]
died: (about 1861) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 17) with his father in Jefferson County, TX; on the 1860 census, he was (age 27) with his wife in the household of his father in Hardin County, TX; on the 1870 census, his wife was (age 25) with her second husband in Hardin County, TX; on the 1880 census, she (age 39) and her son Elbert S. (age 18) were with her second husband in Polk County, TX
note: He died during the Civil War. His widow married Daniel S. D. McNeely (January 29, 1868) in Hardin County, TX. Is he the Ebenezer who served in Company H of the Vermont 9th infantry of the Union army?
   Mary Eleanor
    (Ellen)
born: (August 22, 1835) in Calhoun County, 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 Kerr County, TX
buried: Cravey Family Cemetery on Ingenhuett ranch (7 miles south of Center Point on Elm Pass Road) in Kerr County, TX
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 16) with her husband in Jefferson, County, TX; on the 1860 census, she was (age 25) with her husband in Jackson County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was (age 36) with her husband in Kendall County, TX; on the 1880 census, she was was (age 46) with her husband in Comal County, TX; on the 1900 census, she was (age 66) with her husband in Kerr County, TX
note:
   Martha born: (April 6, 1836) in Dog Creek, Calhoun County, MS
married: William Hobard Whittington (June 30, 1857) in Jefferson County, TX
children: Melina, Charles Hobard, Clara Ann [J. P. Warren], William Ebenezer, Orpha Ellen [S. W. Weatherford], Martha Cecilia [Jefferson F. 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 (age 14) with her father in Jefferson County, TX; on the 1860 census, she was (age 24) with her husband in Hardin County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was (age 31) with her husband in Tyler County, TX; on the 1880 census, her husband was (age 44) 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 Liberty County, TX ?

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