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PIONEER FAMILIES
 
HOLLAND FAMILY
 
The Revolutionary services of Charles Holland were for the entire war, 1776 to 1783. he was the battle of Cowpens, at the seige of Ninety-Six, and at King's Mt., to name a few. Jacob and Thomas seem to have been with him in all these. One, William Holland, also had a land entry in Jackson Co., in 1811, and while his relationship to the others is not of record, he was born in S.C. in 1788 and had a son named Jacob.
The known children of Charles Holland, R.S. are as follows:
2. Margaret Holland, b. 11-25-1790 in S.C., to Robert Gammill, b. 1788 in S.C.; d. 3-23-1865 in Webster Co.
           3. Twelve children
2. Absalom Holland, b. 1792; d. after 1870 in Choctaw Co., Miss.; m. 7-12-1814 in Madison Co., Ala., to Elizabeth Douglas, b. 1793, S.C.; d. after 1850 in Choctaw Co., Miss.
2. Charles Miller Holland b. 4-7-1793; d. 4-15-1879 in Webster Co., Miss.; m. 5-16-1816 in Ala., Dicy Childress, b. 12-12-1799 in S.C.; d. 11-3-1877 in Webster Co., Miss.
          3. Ten children
2. Jacob Holland, a clergyman, b. 7-14-1794; d. 2-15-1872 in Choctaw Co., Miss; m. 11-19-1818, Drusilla Dearman, b. 1799 in S.C.; d. 1885 in Lauderdale, Co., Miss.
          3. Elijah Holland, b. 3-16-1820 in Jackson Co., Miss; d. after 1870 in Webster Co., Miss.; m. c1840 in Choctaw Co., to Sarah A. Gammill.
          3. William H. Holland, b. 12-20-1821 in Jackson Co., d. after 1872 in Choctaw Co.; m. c1844 Elizabeth _____
          3. Elizabeth Holland, b. 2-22-1824 in Jackson County
          3. Effie Holland, b. 5-19-1826 in Jackson County
          3. Andrew Jackson Holland, b. 2-13-1828 in Jackson Co.; d. 10-17-1921 in Choctaw Co., buried in Fentress cemetery; m. c1849, Cynthia Malinda _______
          3. Jacob H. Holland, Methodist Minister, b. 11-30-1829 in Jackson Co.; d. 1-18-1902 in Berkeley, Cal.; m. ______
          3. Eleanor Holland, b. 12-16-1831 in Pickens Co., AL
          3. Charles Harris Holland, b. 11-30-1833 in Pickens Co.; m. Katherine Frances Tull
          3. Sarah Ann Holland, b. 11-14-1836 in Choctaw Co., Miss.
          3. Thomas J. Holland, b. 11-25-1838 in Choctaw Co.; served in C.S.A.
          3. James D. Holland, b. 2-7-1841 in Choctaw County
          3. Elias Herron Holland, b. 7-15-1843 in Choctaw Co.
          3. Martha Malvina Holland, b. 4-11-1845 in Choctaw Co.; m. 10-26-1865, Wm. Baylys Tull
          3. Henry D. Holland, b. 11-30-1848 in Choctaw Co.
2. Sarah Holland, b. 1804; d. 1867 in Choctaw Co.; m. c1820, Ignatious Dudley, b. 1799 in Madison Co., Ga.; d. 1864 in Choctaw County
          3. Ten children
2. Reuben A. Holland, b. between 1800 and 1810; m. 8-20-1831 in Tuscaloosa Co., to Mary Dearman. In 1840 he was living in Choctaw Co., but no further record.
 
Notes on Jacob and Thomas Holland:

Jacob and Thomas Holland also settled in Alabama after the Revolutionary War. Jacob Holland married Sarah Miller, was in Madison Co., Ala; Green Co., in 1826; Pickens Co., 1830; died in Green Co., Ala. 10-1-1852. A land claim for one Jacob Holland dated 1812 in Jackson County, Miss., was not lived on.
 
Thomas Holland married Jane Adair and moved from Ninety-Six District to Wilkes Co., Ga.; back to Pendelton District, S.C.; back to Alabama and is reported to have died Limestone Co., Ala., shortly after 1840.
 
[Four Centuries on the Pascagoula by Cyril Edward Cain, 1953 – Transcribed by Therman Kellar]
 
 
 

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