Holland Family II

This information concerns three generations of the Thomas Holland family in North Carolina.
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.

                               * Generation I *
   Thomas born: (February 14, 1764) in Guilford County, NC
married: Jane (Jennie) Nelson (December 18, 1788) in Guilford County, NC
children: Sarah Jane [Jesse Corbett], James, Thomas Jr,
Nelson [Araminta Nelson], Sarah Lavinia, Nancy, Green [Mariah Louise Bishop], Mary
died: (August 1853) in Bedford County, TN
buried: Holland Cemetery, Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN
census: On the 1810 census, he may have been in Stokes County, NC; 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 Bedford County, TN; on the 1840 census, he was (age 60-70) with his wife in Bedford County, TN; on the 1850 census, he was (age 75) in Bedford County, TN;
note: On the 1860 census, his widow was with her grandson's widow Rebecca Jane Evans Holland in Guadalupe County, TX. His wife (born April 10, 1768, in Rowan County, NC) was the daughter of Levinia McCuistion and John Nelson.

* Generation II *
   Sarah Jane
(children of Thomas Holland and Jane Nelson)

born: (1792) in Guilford County, NC
married: Jesse Corbett (about 1820) in TN ?
children: John Marion, Letitia [Ventress], William J., Lizzie [Walker], James Nelson [Priscilla Jane Arnold], Stephen Decature, Abby, Matilda
died: (about 1850) in McNairy County, TN
buried:
census: on the 1830 census, she was (age 30-40) with her husband in Bedford County, TN; on the 1840 census, she was (age 40-50) with her husband in Bedford County, TN;
note:
   James born: (March 2, 1795) in Rowan County, NC
married: Margaret Lane (about 1820) in
children: Sarah, Elizabeth, Lavinia, William, James Robert K. Preston [Mary A. _?_]
died: (July 13, 1850) in Bedford County, TN
buried: Holland Cemetery, Shelbyville, Bedford 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 30-40) with his wife in Bedford County, TN; on the 1840 census, he was (age 40-50) with his wife in Bedford County, TN
note: He was a stone mason and died of cholera morbus. He served in the War of 1812 in the 2nd Regiment, Tennessee Mounted Gunmen, under Captain John Dobbins.
   Thomas Jr born: (July 16, 1797) in Chatham County, NC
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1820 census, he was with his father in Bedford County, TN; on the 1830 and 1840 census, in;
note:
   Nelson born: (January 6, 1799) in Rowan County, NC
married: Araminta Nelson (January 4, 1821) in Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN
children: Narcissa M.,
William Preston [Rebecca Jane Evans], Susan Jane [William Evans], Sophia Ann [Joseph Wilson Johnson], Elizabeth (Eliza) [Epaminondas M. Crain] [Levi Jackson Wangruder Edwards], Margaret Caldonia [Pendleton Francis] [Sam G. Fidler], Martha Francis (Mattie) [Samuel Royster] [Andrew Harrison Elliott]
died: (January 19, 1873) in Guadalupe County, TX
buried:
census: On the 1820 census, he was (age 16-25) with his father in Bedford County, TN; on the 1830 census, he was (age 30-40) with his wife in Bedford County, TN; on the 1840 census, he was (age 40-50) with his wife in Bedford County, TN; on the 1850 census, he was (age 51) with his wife in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1860 census, he was (age 61) with his wife in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1870 census, he was (age 71) in Guadalupe County, TX
note: He became ill of pneumonia while serving on a jury, at age 72. He moved (December 10, 1849) from Bedford County, TN, to Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX.
   Sarah Lavinia born: (January 4, 1800) in Rowan County, NC
married: Robert Nelson (about 1824) in Bedford County, TN
children: Jane C. [J. F. Farris], Wesley, Thomas, Mary N., Robert J., Elizabeth
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: on the 1830 census, she was (age 30-40) with her husband in Bedford County, TN
note:
   Nancy born: (1801) in NC
married: Benjamin McFarlin (about 1826) in Bedford County, TN
children: William Hayes, Mary Elizabeth L., John Henry, Joseph S., Thomas Nelson, Cynthia Jane [G. W. Reed]
died: (June 20, 1880) in Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN
buried: New Hope Cemetery, Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN
census: On the 1880 census, she was (age 79) with her husband in Bedford County, TN
note:
   Green born: (November 2, 1803) in NC
married: Louisa Mariah Bishop (January 11, 1834) in Mablesville Talladega County, AL
children: Theophilus, John Thomas, Rufus Cannon [Attilia Virginia Young], Martha Caledonia [Jordan F. Bennett] [Henry A. Martin], Mary California [W. P. Crain], Getha, Virginia Catherine [Matthew Hay Martin] [Thomas J. West] , Amanda Minerva [R. S. Franklin], Samuel H., Katie, Mattie
died: (October 16, 1890) in Tilden, McMullen County, TX
buried: Hill Top Cemetery, Tilden, McMullen County TX
census: On the 1820 and 1830 census, he was with his father in Bedford County, TN; on the 1840 census, in ; on the 1850 census, he was (age 46) with his wife in Itawamba County, MS; on the 1860 census in ; on the 1870 census, he was with his daughter Virginia Catherine and son-in-law and Thomas J. West in Atascosa County, TX; on the 1880 census, he was (age 76) in McMullen County, TX
note:
   Mary born: ( ) in
married: _?_ Hooser ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

* Generation III *
   Narcissa M.
    (Sissy)
(children of Nelson Holland and Araminta Nelson)

born: (April 9, 1822) in Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN
married: no
children: no
died: (December 18, 1910) in Nixon, Gonzales/Wilson County, TX
buried:
census: On the 1830 and 1840 census, she was with her parents in Bedford County, TN; on the 1850 census, she was (age 26) with her parents in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1860 census, she was (age 38) with her parents in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was (age 40) with her father in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1880 census, she was (age ) likely in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1900 census, she was (age 77) in the James M. Bishop household in Guadalupe County, TX; on 1910 census, she was (age 90) in the James M. Bishop household in Guadalupe County, TX.
note: Her niece Naomi Jane Johnson, wife of James M. Bishop, was the daughter of her sister Sophia Sarah Ann and Joseph Wilson Johnson.
   William Preston born: (November 5, 1825) in Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN
married:
Rebecca Jane Evans (February 13, 1848) in New Providence Church, Bedford County, TN
children: Margaret Catherine [Granville Samuel Bennett] [John Wesley Harris], Mary Elizabeth [DeWitt Clinton Petty], Thomas Joseph [Susan Virginia Hatcher], George McCullough [Calvina Adaline Cochran Wright] [Amelia D. Cochran], Isabella, William Addie [A. B. Stanfield] [William Pitts Randle]
died: (September 7, 1859) in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
buried: Holland and Brill Cemetery, Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
census: On the 1830 and 1840 census, he was with his parents in Bedford County, TN; on the 1850 census, he and his wife were with his parents in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1860, 1870, and 1880 census, his widow was in Guadalupe County, TX
note: His wife is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX. Click here for additional information about his descendants.
   Susan Jane born: (August 20, 1831) in Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN
married:
William Evans (November 21, 1850) in Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
children: Leticia Medora (Dora) [John Alexander McCulloch], James Nelson [Louisa Eckhart], Frank Wilson [Mamie Harrison], Rufus Flax [Johnnie Adrienne Petty Robison], Mary Emily [Oswald A. Koehl], Margaret M., Araminta Ann [Lewis B. Lay], Callie [John Edgar], John Williams [Delia Cornell], George Henry [Lena Randle]
died: (November 2, 1916) in Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
buried: San Geronimo Cemetery, Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
census: On the 1840 census, she was with her parents in Bedford County, TN; on the 1850 census, she was with her parents in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1860 census, she was likely with her husband in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1870, 1880, 1900, and 1910 census, she was with her husband in Guadalupe County, TX
note:
   Sophia Ann born: (December 17, 1833) in Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN
married: Joseph Wilson Johnson (February 25, 1853) in Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
children: David Nelson [Nancy Olivia Lay], Margaret Ella, Robert Ancil, Naomi Jane [James M. Bishop], Dan Wilson
died: (August 20, 1910) in Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
buried: Riverside Cemetery, Seguin, Guadalupe County, TX
census: On the 1840 census, she was with her parents in Bedford County, TN; on the 1850 census, she was with her parents in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1860 census she was with her husband and parents in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1880 census, she was in Caldwell County, TX; on the 1900 census, she was with her husband in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1910 census, she was
note:
   Elizabeth
(Eliza)

born: (March 22, 1838) in Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN
married: (a) Epaminondas M. Crain (about 1858) in
                (b) Levi Jackson Wangruder Edwards (about 1871) in
children: (a) Philo M. [Amanda L. _?_], Virginia, Bettie, William E. [Hattie _?_]
                (b) Levi D. [Lula _?_]
died: (May 7, 1922) in Moore, Frio County, TX
buried: Moore Memorial Cemetery, Moore, Frio County, TX
census: On the 1840 census, she was with her parents in Bedford County, TN; on the 1860 census, she was in ; on the 1870 census, she was a widow in McMullen County, TX; on the 1880 and 1900 census, she was with her second husband in Frio County, TX
note: Epaminondas M. Crain (1816-1869) is buried in Boothill Cemetery, Tilden, McMullen County, TX.
   Margaret Caledonia born: (October 29, 1840) in Shelbyville, Beford County, TN
married: (a) Pendleton Francis (June 22, 1859) in Guadalupe County, TX
                (b) Sam G. Fidler (April 3, 1867) in Guadalupe County, TX?
children: (a) George
                (b) Jesse E.
died: (January 31, 1917) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, she was with her parents in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1860 census, she was with her first husband in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was with her second husband in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1880, 1900, and 1910 census, she was a widow in Guadalupe County, TX
note:
   Martha Frances
    (Mattie)
born: (November 21, 1847) in Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN
married: (a) Samuel Royster (about 1864) in Bedford County, TN
                (b) Andrew Harrison Elliott (December 31, 1868) in Guadalupe County, TX
children: (a)
                (b) Samuel Davidson [Mary Elizabeth Self] [Ethel Blanche Dowdle], Jenky Mason [Matthew Martin], Andrew Peery [ ]
died: (October 12, 1886) in Johnson City, Blanco County, TX
buried: Johnson City Masonic Cemetery, Johnson City, Blanco County, TX.
census: On the 1850 and 1860 census, she was with her parents in Guadalupe County, TX; on the 1870 census, she was ; on the 1880 census, she was with her husband in Gonzales County, TX;
note: Andrew Harrison Elliott was previously married (July 26, 1849) to Sarah E. Rowten in Bedford County, TN. He later married May Thomas.

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