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William Francis HOLLIDAY

William Francis HOLLIDAY

Male 1889 - 1974  (85 years)

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  • Name William Francis HOLLIDAY 
    Born 9 Nov 1889  Richmond, RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    OCCU Fisherman. 
    Died 10 Nov 1974  Mystic, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Elm Grove Cemetery, Mystic, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I61  The Turses
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2014 

    Father Robert HOLLIDAY,   b. 31 Jan 1861, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1949  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Mary Janette (Nettie) DYER,   b. 16 Feb 1869,   d. 4 Apr 1938  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1887  [1, 2
    Family ID F44  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Viola Agnes MCDONALD,   b. 21 May 1891, Noank, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1966, Mystic, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1912  Noank, Groton, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harry Francis HOLLIDAY,   b. 17 Nov 1913,   d. 12 Oct 1997, Mystic, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Robertha Agnes HOLLIDAY,   b. 6 Oct 1917, Mystic, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1994, Mystic, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. William Frederick HOLLIDAY,   b. 17 Aug 1920,   d. 24 Jan 1987  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F43  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Dec 1912 - Noank, Groton, New London, CT Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William F. Holliday, 'Skipper', and wife Viola about 1960
    William F. Holliday, "Skipper", and wife Viola about 1960
    Skipper was a fisherman for most of his life. Nancy S. is the boat most remembered by the family. He went out of Mystic, CT to fish off Georges Bank.
    William F. Holliday
    William F. Holliday
    The boy could really juggle the Indian clubs!
    William F Holliday WW I Draft Reg Card
    William F Holliday WW I Draft Reg Card
    Holliday 50th Wedding Anniversary
    Holliday 50th Wedding Anniversary
    Mrs. Viola Agnes Holliday and Mr. William F. Holliday on their 50th wedding anniversary.

    Headstones
    William F. and Viola Holliday
    William F. and Viola Holliday

    Histories
    World War I Draft Registration Cards
    World War I Draft Registration Cards
    PDF file - Contains the draft registration cards of 41 Tuers/Turse men, Truss, Holliday, Goodman, and Grangers known to the website administrator as of Dec 2005.

  • Notes 
    • WW I Draft Registration Card lists place of birth as Hope Valley, RI. As of June 5, 1917 he was self-employed in fishing, living at 1 Noank Road, Mystic, CT. He is described as having hazel eyes and brown hair, and states that he has a “bad” arm.

      Became a fisherman because he had typhoid fever and the doctor advised a life in the outdoors if he wanted to be healthy. Began fishing with his father, Robert.

      In his life of fishing, he owned three boats

      O-U
      We 2
      Nancy S

  • Sources 
    1. [S85] Robertha Holliday Recollections.

    2. [S422] Holliday Family Bible Records.