Absalom's branch as it extends through his son Murray Manning Holland 

22 December 1873 - 19 February 1934

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This page is a sub-section of Richard Holland and his wife Bethany Barnes.  It shows the family and descendants of their second child, Murray Manning Holland.  Richard Holland is son of Absalom Holland. 

Absalom's children:

Absalom Holland's children:  Richard's children:  Murray Manning Holland's children (this page):
1.  Burdin Holland, C. S. A.   
2.  Rufus Henry Holland, C. S. A. 
3.  Simon Holland, C. S. A. 
4.  Henry Holland  
5.  Richard W. Holland (parent page) 
6.  William W. Holland 
7.  Elizabeth Holland
8.  Absalom Bryant Holland 
9.  Zilpha Holland  
10.  Nancy Holland  
1.  Etta Holland 
2.  Murray Manning Holland (this page)
3.  Joseph Daniel Holland
4.  Zachary Grantham Holland
5.  Effie Holland
6.  Bethany Mamie Holland
by his 1st wife Betty Edgerton:
1.  Betty Ora Holland

by his 2nd wife Mattie Sasser:
2.  Murray Rondal Holland
3.  Russell Manning Holland
4.  Mary Thelma Holland
5.  Beulah Bethany Holland
6.  Beatrice Lorena Holland
7.  Sara Lee Holland
8.  Ishmael Benton Holland 

2.  Murray Manning Holland was born 22 December 1873 in Wayne County, North Carolina. Both is parents died in 1882 when he was 9 years old.  After their death, Murray lived for a short time with his uncle William Holland, then with Elijah Edgerton.  He married 1st Betty Ellen Edgerton, daughter of Exum Pike ('Adk') Edgerton and Elizabeth Holland.  She was his 2nd cousin.  See the Notes section of this web site for more information on this relationship.  Betty was born 5 November 1876, in Wayne County, North Carolina, and died 9 April 1901, in Wayne County, North Carolina, at the age of 24, leaving behind a 10-month old baby.  She was buried in Simon Holland Cemetery in Wayne County.  

That same year, on 24 December 1901, Murray married 2nd Mattie Sasser.   Mattie was born 19 January 1883, the daughter of Eli Sasser and Mary Howell.  They had 7 children together.  

Murray Manning Holland died 19 February 1934 and was buried in Simon Holland Cemetery. Mattie died 4 July 1959, 25 years after Murray, and was buried in the Simon Holland Cemetery.

Children of Murray Manning Holland and Betty Edgerton: 

1.  Infant, born and died 4 April 1900; buried in Simon Holland Cemetery in Pinkney, Wayne County, North Carolina.  I realize the unlikliness of the birth dates of these two children of Betty Edgerton and Murray Manning Holland.  This infant is listed in the Wayne Counties Cemeteries Book, Vol. 1.  The gravestone inscription reads, "Infant of M. M. and Bettie Holland."  New information is welcome. 

1.  Betty Ora Holland was born 15 June 1900 in Wayne County, North Carolina. She married William Lester Shirley in October 1920.  He was born 18 September 1896 in Wayne County, North Carolina, the son of William Shirley of Suffolk, Virginia.
Children of Betty Holland and William Shirley:

Children of Murray Holland and Mattie Sasser:

2. Murray Rondal Holland was born 13 December 1902.  He married Beulah Aycock, born 1906. He died February 1947 and was buried in the Aycock Cemetery, Wayne County, North Carolina.   
Children of Murray Rondal Holland and Beulah Aycock:

3. Russell Manning Holland was born 26 July 1904, in Wayne County, North Carolina.  On 4 January 1923, he married  Minnie Lee Barnes in Wayne County.  She was born 15 May 1907, in Wayne County, the daughter of Bennett and Genevive Barnes.  Russell Holland died 3 January 1983, and was buried in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Minnie Lee Barnes Holland died 27 April 1990 and was buried in the Barnes-Exum cemetery in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Children of Russell Manning Holland and Minnie Lee Barnes:

4.  Mary Thelma Holland was born 8 July 1906.  She married William Clarence Barnes  on 4 November 1920 in Wayne County, North Carolina.  He was born 14 November 1902 in Wayne County, North Carolina, the son of Bennett and Genevieve Barnes.
Children of Mary Thelma Holland and William Barnes: 

5.  Beulah Bethany Holland was born 5 June 1908, in Wayne County, North Carolina.   She married Wade Hampton Aycock on 12 November 1925. He was born 28 January 1902, in Wayne County, North Carolina.

6.  Beatrice Lorena Holland was born 2 November 1910, in Wayne County, North Carolina. She married John Henry Hooks on 5 January 1935. John Henry Hooks was born 10 November 1907, son of John C. Hooks and Cornelia Daubiney.
Children of Beatrice Holland and John Henry Hooks:

7.  Sara Lee Holland was born 9 June 1913.   She married David R. Cannon on 23 December 1929. David R. Cannon was born 11 August 1909.  He died 16 February 1959, and was buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery, in  Norfolk, Virginia.  
Children of Sara Lee Holland and David R. Cannon:

8.  Infant girl Holland born prematurely at about 6.5 months and died 5 July 1915, at Great Swamp, Wayne County, North Carolina.  She was buried in a Holland cemetery.

9.  Ishmael Benton Holland was born 11 October 1917, died 13 October 1962.  He  married Marie Briscoe, born 29 August 1924, daughter of Frances and Evan L. Briscoe.
Children of Ishmael Benton Holland and Marie Briscoe: 

3.  This completes Murray Manning Holland's line.  Use the table of links below to get to his siblings and parents. 

Absalom Holland's children:  Richard's children:  Murray Manning Holland's children (this page):
1.  Burdin Holland, C. S. A.   
2.  Rufus Henry Holland, C. S. A. 
3.  Simon Holland, C. S. A. 
4.  Henry Holland  
5.  Richard W. Holland (parent page) 
6.  William W. Holland 
7.  Elizabeth Holland
8.  Absalom Bryant Holland 
9.  Zilpha Holland  
10.  Nancy Holland  
1.  Etta Holland 
2.  Murray Manning Holland (this page)
3.  Joseph Daniel Holland
4.  Zachary Grantham Holland
5.  Effie Holland
6.  Bethany Mamie Holland
by his 1st wife Betty Edgerton:
1.  Betty Ora Holland

by his 2nd wife Mattie Sasser:
2.  Murray Rondal Holland
3.  Russell Manning Holland
4.  Mary Thelma Holland
5.  Beulah Bethany Holland
6.  Beatrice Lorena Holland
7.  Sara Lee Holland
8.  Ishmael Benton Holland 


 

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Holland Family History in America - Jesse and Betsy's branch
Published 10 June 1996 ~ This page added 2 March 2007 ~ Last updated 07 July 2011 07:45 AM