The Shemwell Family

Ora Leon Holland1894

Ora Leon Holland
Given names
Ora Leon
Birth August 7, 1894 43 31
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 3 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 -
Birth of a sisterRuth Holland
May 23, 1900 (Age 5 years)
Census June 22, 1900 (Age 5 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna Lucas Walker Hunter
June 9, 1908 (Age 13 years)
Census April 22, 1910 (Age 15 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Wesley Holland
December 29, 1910 (Age 16 years)
Death of a half-sisterIda Nola Holland
February 24, 1911 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 21 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 22 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 23 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 -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 35 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a half-brotherCharles Elmer “Charlie” Holland
October 21, 1930 (Age 36 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Walker Holland
January 13, 1931 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 47 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Death of a sisterMaude Nora Holland
March 30, 1950 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 55 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Death of a motherMary Elizabeth “Molly” Kirby
1954 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 51 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death of a sisterPearl Etta Holland
September 1978 (Age 84 years)
Death of a brotherMarvin Edward Holland
March 8, 1984 (Age 89 years)
Death of a sisterEffie Holland
January 1, 1994 (Age 99 years)

Last change December 1, 201911:34:51

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: February 18, 1883Marion, Illinois, United States
15 months
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
Effie Holland
Birth: March 25, 1889 38 26Lawrence, Missouri, United States
Death: January 1, 1994Los Angeles, California, United States
3 years
elder brother
Marvin Edward Holland
Birth: November 1, 1891 41 29Phelps, Lawrence, Missouri, United States
Death: March 8, 1984Christian, Illinois, United States
3 years
Ora Leon Holland
Birth: August 7, 1894 43 31Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States
6 years
younger sister
Ruth Holland
Birth: May 23, 1900 49 37Alma, Marion, Illinois, United States
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Marriage: after 1870
3 years
2 years

Ora Leon Holland has 20 first cousins recorded

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - John Walker Holland - Household

Foster, Marion, Illinois

Holland, JohnheadWMOct184950M18KYKYVAFarmer
Holland, MolliewifeWFNov186336M1866VAILIL
Holland, MaudedaughterWFMay188416SMOKYVA
Holland, PearldaughterWFFeb188613SMOKYVA
Holland, EffiedaughterWFMar188911SMOKYVA
Holland, MarvinsonWMNov18909SMOKYVA
Holland, OradaughterWFAug18927SMOKYVA
Holland, RuthdaughterWFMay18991SMOKYVA

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - John Walker Holland - Household

Patoka, Marion, Illinois, United States

Holland, JnoheadMW58M226KYKYKYlaborerodd jobs
Holland, Mary EwifeFW45M12666IAIrelandKYlaundress
Holland, MarvinsonMW18SMOKYIAlaborerfarm
Holland, OradaughterFW16SMOKYIA
Holland, RuthdaughterFW10SMariionKYIA