The Shemwell Family

George Martin Holland

George Martin HollandAge: 85 years18371923

George Martin Holland
Given names
George Martin
Birth August 8, 1837 33 34
Address: Kentucky, USA ?
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 8 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
Census 1850 (Age 12 years)
Address: Dist. 2
Census September 27, 1850 (Age 13 years)
MarriageEmily PhillipsView this family
March 15, 1858 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#1Jeremiah Edward “Jerry” Holland
February 19, 1859 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 19 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 23 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Birth of a daughter
#2Georgie A Holland
1866 (Age 28 years)

Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 29 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 29 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 31 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Emma Holland
October 12, 1877 (Age 40 years)

Marriage of a childJeremiah Edward “Jerry” HollandHarriet TatumView this family
November 6, 1877 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 40 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a son
#3Kirby S Holland
about 1879 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Florence Holland
January 6, 1880 (Age 42 years)

Birth of a grandson
#3Alexander Hillman Holland
August 29, 1881 (Age 44 years)

Marriage of a childIra HarrisGeorgie A HollandView this family
1881 (Age 43 years)

Birth of a grandson
#4Otis Holland
December 6, 1883 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Ettie Lisbeth Holland
July 9, 1885 (Age 47 years)

Birth of a grandson
#6William Hickmon Holland
July 9, 1885 (Age 47 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#7Cynthia Hattie Holland
June 10, 1888 (Age 50 years)

Death of a fatherJeremiah O “Jerry” Holland
June 17, 1888 (Age 50 years)
Death of a motherAnn Shemwell
April 6, 1889 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8George Herman Holland
April 15, 1891 (Age 53 years)

Death of a sisterMary Elizabeth Holland
March 22, 1896 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Ina Macey Holland
July 6, 1896 (Age 58 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 60 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Death of a wifeEmily Phillips
August 1, 1906 (Age 68 years)
Death of a brotherNathaniel Walker Holland
September 7, 1908 (Age 71 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Wesley Holland
December 29, 1910 (Age 73 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 78 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 79 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 80 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Death of a sonKirby S Holland
1919 (Age 81 years)
Death of a sisterArmelda Ann Holland
March 16, 1922 (Age 84 years)
Death April 4, 1923 (Age 85 years)
Cause of death: dysentery tuberculosis
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Gant Cemetery
Last change February 24, 201809:54:09

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: December 23, 1824Logan, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder sister
8 months
elder brother
23 months
elder brother
4 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
3 years
Family with Emily Phillips - View this family
Marriage: March 15, 1858Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
11 months
8 years
14 years
Kirby S Holland
Birth: about 1879 41 38Kentucky, United States
Death: 1919Kentucky, United States

George Martin Holland has 28 first cousins recorded