Norwich Vermont in the Civil War

During the four years of war for the suppression of the Rebellion, Norwich furnished 178 different men for the armies of the Union. There were seven re-enlistments, making the whole number of soldiers credited to the town 185. By the census of 1860, the number of inhabitants was 1759. It appears, therefore, that the town



Biographical Sketch of Richard S. Holland

(See Raper, Ghigau and Oolootsa)-Richard Spencer Holland born November 2, 1872. Married Laura, daughter of Daniel and Cynthia (Pack) Harmon. They are the parents of: Flora L. and Grace Holland. Richard Spencer Holland was elected Court Clerk of Adair County in 1918 and 1920.



Slave Narrative of Precilla Gray

Person Interviewed: Precilla Gray Location: Nashville, Tennessee Place of Birth: Williamson County TN Age: 107 Place of Residence: 807 Ewing Ave., Nashville, Tenn. I think I’se 107 Y’ars ole. Wuz bawn in Williamson County ‘fore de Civil wah. Guess de reason I hab libed so long wuz cose I tuk good keer ob mahself en



Biographical Sketch of Emerson Holland

Holland, Emerson, Panton, Vergennes p. o., was born in Hinsdale, Berkshire county, Mass., in 1829. He represented his town in 1864-65, and is now town treasurer, an office which he has held for seventeen years ; he has also been lister and selectman, and held all of the leading offices of his town. He is



Slave Narrative of Frank Freeman

Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Frank Freeman Location: 216 Tuppers Lane, Raleigh, North Carolina Date of Birth: December 14, 1857 Place of Birth: Wake County NC Age: 76 I was born near Rolesville in Wake County Christmas Eve, 24 of December 1857. I am 76 years old. My name is Frank Freeman and my



Biographical Sketch of George W. Holland

George W. Holland, born in Chesterfield, N. H., in 1824, was educated in the public schools of his district and at Chesterfield Academy. In early life be engaged as a dry goods clerk, and was also in an Ohio book-store for a time. In 1851 he came to Hinsdale and engaged in the general merchandise



Biography of W. G. Holland

W. G. HOLLAND. When a grain of wheat is cut across the middle and examined under a glass the central parts are found to be composed of a white substance; if the grain is dry this interior readily becomes a pearly powder. Near the outside of the kernel the texture is more compact, and at



Biography of James C. Holland

James C. Holland. The public architecture of Kansas, especially in the capital city, is largely a record of the skill and experience of one man, James C. Holland. Mr. Holland by all the standards that can be applied is a great architect. He has gained a well deserved prominence in this profession. His experience in



Holland, Edward A. – Obituary

Edward A. Holland, 71, of New Bridge, died on March 25, 2005, at the emergency room of St. Elizabeth Health Services en route home from St Luke’s Mountain States Tumor Institute at Fruitland. At his request, there will be no funeral. Edward Arlen was born on Feb. 18, 1934, at Ontario to May and William



Holland, Donna M. Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Donna M. Holland, 76, of Milwaukie, a former Baker City resident, died Sept. 16, 2005. There was a private service. Mrs. Holland was born on Aug. 8, 1929, at Grand Forks, N.D. She had lived in the Portland Metro area since 1980. Prior to that she lived with her family in Baker



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