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Back row (l to r): Roy Logan Holliday, Perle P. Holliday, Benjamin Holliday,
A. Bonner Holliday, William Beverly Holliday
Front row (l to r): James M. Holliday Jr., James Mitchell Holliday & Oliver M. Holliday.
James Mitchell Holliday, dob 6-30-1846, born in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio. His parents were Alexander & Nancy Mitchell Holliday formerly of Antrim, Ireland. James enlisted 10-16-1861 at Portsmouth, Warren Co., OH in Civil War as a Pvt. in Co. F, 56th Reg. Ohio Volunteers Inf. under command of Capt. George Wilhelm. He was honorably discharged in New Orleans, LA on 1-31-1864 & re-enlisted as Corporal in Co. D & was discharged 11-26-1865. He served near Memphis, TN in the month of August 1862 & contracted pleurisy & at Mansfield, LA in April 1864 received deafness of left ear from a cannon he was helping repel an attack of the enemy. He married Sarah Jennie "Huston" Holliday 7-5-1872 in Lucasville, OH and fathered 10 children;6 born in Lucasville and last 4 born in Crescent, OK. Children were A. Bonner Holliday, Ellen, Bertha, William Beverly, Oliver, Daisy, Benjamin, James M. Jr., Perle P. & Roy Logan. Most of whom are buried in the Crescent cemetery.
This bio was written by Gwynn Hayden and Beverlee Larkey. It may not be reproduced in any form without Gwynn's consent.
Both Gwynn and Phillip are researching this family.
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