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John Hall Holsworth (1853 - 1911)

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John Hall Holsworth
Born in Earsham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdommap
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Husband of — married 1870 in Suffolk Co., District of Blything,
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Died in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 22 Feb 2019 | Created 3 Oct 2012
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John was born in 1853 to Robert Holsworth and Charlotte Mayhew. His birth was registered in Depwade, Norfolk, England.[1]

John's middle name Hall came from his maternal grandmother's maiden name "Hall". He immigrated in 1884 with wife & 5 (of 8) children & his parents & his youngest sister: all to Yankee Hill, Neb. In 1885 -86 they all moved to San Francisco,CA & stayed. He was a builder by trade in the U.S. & a brickmason in Earsham.


  1. HOLSWORTH, JOHN Mother's Maiden Name: MAYHEW GRO Reference: 1853 J Quarter in DEPWADE Volume 04B Page 214

U.K. & U.S. Census/ Golden Nugget Library: San Francisco City Directories/S.F. Genealogy/ S.F. Call Bulletin Newspaper/Seeing & living homes he built in San Francisco.

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