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John Holloway (1701)

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John Holloway
Born in York, Virginia, British Colonial Americamap
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[spouse(s) unknown]
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Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 21 Jan 2017
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US Southern Colonies.
John Holloway settled in the Southern Colonies in North America prior to incorporation into the USA.
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Special Note

There were two pairs of father-son named John Holloway (father) and William Holloway (son). These two lines were probably close relatives and have been confused by genealogists.[1]

Here’s one line (not related to this profile):

James Holloway, died 1755 in Orange Co., VA[1]
John Holloway, Sr. b. 1696/98 , married Hannah Spiers, died bef. 24 Jul. 1758 in Cumberland Co., VA[1]
William “Billy” Holloway, Sr. b. 1729/30 in Virginia, married to Frances Meador, died Aft. 1786[1]
Joseph, Billy and Barnes Holloway (not David)[1]

Here’s the line that corresponds with this profile:

David Holloway & Elizabeth Matthews[1]
John Holloway, born 7 Dec. 1701 in VA, and and unknown wife[1]
William Holloway, b. abt. 1730 in Virginia (not married to Frances Meador)
David Holloway[1]


John Holloway, eldest son of David and Elizabeth Holloway, was baptized 7 Dec. 1701 in York County, Virginia. [2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Holloway and Meador Genealogy of Cumberland County, Virginia.
  2. Landon C. Bell, Charles parish : York country, Virginia, history and registers, births 1648-1789, deaths 1665-1787 (1932); Holloway baptisms on pages 106-107.

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