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Samaria (Stanley) Holloway (1795 - abt. 1873)

Samaria "Elizabeth" Holloway formerly Stanley
Born in Virginia, United Statesmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 12 Sep 1821 in Union, Indiana, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Marion, Kansas, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Sep 2017 | Last significant change: 25 Nov 2021
15:43: Diane (LeBlanc) Delbridge edited the Biography, Birth Date, Death Date and Death Place for Samaria (Stanley) Holloway (1795-abt.1873). (Adding sources. Bio improvement. ) [Thank Diane for this]
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Samaria (Stanley) Holloway lived in Virginia.

Samaria Stanley was born in 1795, in Virginia, to John Stanley and Catherine Elizabeth (her last name is not known at this time). Martindale-730 11:54, 29 January 2018 (EST)

On September 12, 1821, Samaria married Pleasant Holloway, in Union County, Indiana. [1]

In 1850, Samaria (55) her husband Pleasant (55 - worked as a farmer) and their children, were living in Stony Creek, Randolph County, Indiana[2][3] Below is a list of people in the household:

Pleasant, 55
Samaria, 55
John Holloway, 22 (worked as a farmer)
Susannah Holloway, 21
Hannah Holloway, 17
Abijah, 15 (worked as a farmer)
Catherine, 13
William, 10
Joana Holloway, 18

In 1860, Samaria (65) and her husband Pleasant (65 - worked as a farmer) lived in Union, Wells County, Indiana[4][5].

Samaria died in Marion County, Kansas on 11 Jan 1873, according to a family bible quoted in the Holloway Genealogy. [6]

Research Notes

Samaria also had the name "Elizabeth" and "Permelia" in her name. I am unsure if one or the other was a nickname, middle name, or just part of her legal name in general.


  1., U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, entry for Samaria Stanley and Pleasant Holloway, 1821. Yates Publishing, Ancestry Operations, Inc. 2004. Provo, UT. Source # 8911.049; Source Type Family Group Sheet, listed as parents, p.1.
  2. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Pleasant Holloway, Stoney Creek, Randolph, Indiana, United States; citing family 146, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. Year: 1850; Census Place: Stony Creek, Randolph, Indiana; Roll: 168; Page: 10a
  4. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2017), Pleasant Holloway, 1860. Link to Record
  5. Year: 1860; Census Place: Union, Wells, Indiana; Page: 834
  6. Holloway James Lafayette, Descendants of John Holloway (N.p.: n.p., 1989), p. 187.

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