Benton County
Tennessee
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MARY EUDORA (BYRD) HOLLADAY

Clerk and Master Chaucery Court; daughter of D. D. and Sarah Ann (Goodman) Byrd, born Sept 22, 1872; educated in the public schools of Benton County, Tennessee; paternal grandparent William T. and Temperance (Marvin) Byrd; maternal grandparents David and Elizabeth (DePriest) Goodman; actively engaged in temperanee work having served the W.C.T.U. in many capacities: Chairman of Liberty Loan Drive (Women’s Division) during World War; United Daughter’s of Confederacy; Missionary Society of Cumberland Presbyterian Church of which she is a member; Demo­crat; Appointed Clerk and Master of the Chancery Court by Chancellor Torn C. Rye on August 17, 1935. Was married to George Blanton Holladay, Dec. 27, 1892; mother of four children; Ruth Vivian McMillan, John Milton, George Byrd, and Ann Rachel Peck and has five grand­children - Ann Blanton and Mary Jane McMillan; John Milton, Jr and George Erwin Holladay and Carolyn Ann Peck.
PROMINENT TENNESSEANS 1796-1938 Lewisburg, Tenn.: Who's Who Pub. Co., c1940

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