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Descendants of Henry Hollingsworth

Eighth Generation


634. Nicholas Hollingsworth (Nicholas , John , Daniel , Samuel , Thomas , Thomas , Henry ) was born about 1853 in Abode at marriage Hollyfort. He died in New York City.

Nicholas living in America was left 100 pounds by his mother at her death in March of 1898. At the time of his marriage he had been a bachelor and farmer and the son of a farmer.

Nicholas married Mary Hester Henrietta Tompkins daughter of Henry Tomkins on 20 Oct 1888. Mary was born in Ballygullen, County Wexford. She died NY City in Also had two daughters, names unk..

Mary's marriage to Nicholas was performed by Rev. H. Gordon Palmer, with Epresten Tomkins and young Thomas Hollingsworth as witnesses. Mary affectionally was called "Hessie" by the family and friends.

Nicholas and Mary had the following children:

  939 M i Edward J. Hollingsworth was born on 11 Jun 1898 in New York City, New York. He died on 22 Jun 1968 in Daytona Beach, Florida. He was buried on 25 Jun 1968 in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Pompano Beach, Fla..

Edward died of complications following lung surgery, having taken ill on a trip to north Florida to recover from the operation. He was a retired Detective of the New York City Police Dept. Edward captured a felon on his first night on the force, a sign of good job well done to come. Although retired from the force, he had worked for the Pompano Beach Police Dept., and also for the City Government as a License Inspector.

His funeral arrangements were made at the R. Jay Kraeer Funeral Home and the service was conducted by Rev. O.V. Hitchcock.
        Edward married Florence E. Svoboda on 15 Sep 1949.

639. Edward (Ned) Hollingsworth [scrapbook] (Nicholas , John , Daniel , Samuel , Thomas , Thomas , Henry ) was born on 14 Sep 1866 in Mountforest, County Wexford. He died on 2 Nov 1911 in Mangan House, Hollyfort, County Wexford. He was buried in Church of Ireland cemetery .

Edward was left the family house, farm, stock, chattels of every description, Mangan House, Hollyfort, County Wexford, near Gorey.

Minnie," Marie Minnie Hollingsworth" wrote in a letter dated October 1964 to HH of HR that her father had a fallen out with her mother and spent 6 months in America, but then went back.

Edward married Maria Lawrence daughter of George Lawrence and Mary Hempenstall in 1888. Maria was born in 1863. She died on 21 Oct 1908 in Hollyfort.

They had the following children:

  940 M i Nicholas Hollingsworth Had no children. [scrapbook] was born on 30 Nov 1889 in Hollyfort, Gorey, County Wexford. He died on 13 Nov 1968 in Hollyfort, Gorey, County Wexford.

Nicholas was the eldest son and the only son that was 21 years of age, so he was named Intestate Administrator in Principal of his father's will. Edward left no widow, both his wives died before he did, with his second wife Maria dying in 1908.

End of the Era! obit

HOLLINGSWORTH - November 13, 1968, at his residence, Mangan House, Hollyfort, Gorey, County Wexford, NICHOLAS HOLLINGSWORTH, Deeply regretted by his loving wife, brother, sisters, nieces, nephews and a wide circle of relatives and friends. Funeral leaving house today (Friday) at 2 o'clock for St. John's Church Hollyfort. "Thy Will be done."
        Nicholas married Mary Victoria Elizabeth Hempenstall on 7 Nov 1917. Mary was born in 1892 in Gorey, County Wexford. She died on 20 Feb 1969 in Mangan, County Wexford. She was buried in Hollyfort Cemetery.

Thomas Hollingsworth and Wagner Hempenstall were witnesses at the wedding. Not sure if Wagner was her dad or brother at this point. An at this point October 2005 not sure who Thomas Hollingsworth was, other than a cousin.
  941 F ii Margaret Hollingsworth was born on 19 Apr 1891 in Hollyfort, Mangan House. She died on 5 May 1969 in Near Bray, County Wicklow.
        Margaret married unk first name Roberts. unk was born She was survived by three children unk names..
+ 942 F iii Marie "Minnie" Hollingsworth was born on 8 Apr 1893. She died on 11 May 1973.
  943 M iv George Hollingsworth was born on 11 Jul 1895 in Hollyfort. He died on 7 Nov 1895 in Hollyfort,Gorey, County Wexford.
  944 F v Kathleen Hollingsworth was born on 15 Sep 1896 in Hollyfort. She died before 1986 in Australia.

Elizabeth Rothwell and her brother in law John Noblett signed as witnesses at the wedding.
        Kathleen married John Benjamin Pierce son of Edward Pierce on 29 Sep 1915 in Kilnahue. John was born about 1894.
+ 945 M vi "George" Thomas Hollingsworth was born on 13 Jun 1898. He died on 21 Jun 1969.
+ 946 F vii Elizabeth "Bessie" Hollingsworth was born on 23 Apr 1900. She died before 1986.
  947 F viii Francis "Fanny" Hollingsworth was born on 22 Feb 1903 in Hollyfort, County Wexford. She died on 7 Jan 1915 in Hollyfort, County Wexford (spinster).

641. Samuel Hollingsworth (Nicholas , John , Daniel , Samuel , Thomas , Thomas , Henry ) was born in 1847 in Arklow Rock. He died on 4 Mar 1883 in At Sea.

Samuel was a able body seaman of a ship called "Effendi", and was drowned at sea in the late 1870s not long after Marie Anne was born. Death report said he "jumped overboard" suffering from "Delirium tremens".

I wonder if this is really the way it happen, as an ex-merchant marine, I know how easy it would be to toss someone overboard for any number of reasons by one or more crew members.

Family members down through the years prefer the story that Samuel was a ship's Captain and simply died at sea.

Samuel married Jane Dickenson. Jane was born about 1846.

They had the following children:

  948 F i Francis Hollingsworth was born on 10 Oct 1869.
  949 F ii Jane Hollingsworth was born in 1870.
+ 950 F iii Maria Anne Hollingsworth was born on 15 Mar 1874. She died about 100.
  951 M iv Nicholas Hollingsworth.

666. John Hunter Hollingsworth (Thomas Pierce , John Hunter , John , John , Thomas , Thomas , Henry ) was born on 17 Oct 1867 in Patterson, New Jersey. He died in Jan 1944. He was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn New York.

John married Harriet about 1889. Harriet died in Oct 1933.

They had the following children:

  952 M i John Hunter Hollingsworth Jr. was born about 1890. He died in Dec 1907.

He lived at 104 E. 196th Street, Bronx, New York (still living there in 1963)

673. Charlotte Hollingsworth (Samuel , Peter Roe , John , John , Thomas , Thomas , Henry ) was born in 1867 in Lived at 1899 St. Jude's Ave, Belfast.

Charlotte married William Mills Forsyth before 27 Nov 1899.

They had the following children:

  953 M i Harry Hollingsworth Forsyth.

675. Myra Frances Hollingsworth (Samuel , Peter Roe , John , John , Thomas , Thomas , Henry ) was born in 1871 in Near Dublin. She died in 1899.

Myra married Robert Moore Rev. Robert was born in had another child a daughter.

They had the following children:

  954 M i Samuel Hollingsworth Moore Rev was born in Medical Missionary in New Zealand.

676. Catherine "Kate" Hollingsworth (Samuel , Peter Roe , John , John , Thomas , Thomas , Henry ) was born on 25 Jun 1873 in Ballvmena, County Antrim. She died in 1899.

Catherine married Mr. Watkinson. Mr. was born in England.

They had the following children:

  955 F i Eve Watkinson was born Well-known actress.

692. George W. Hollingsworth (Edward Thomas "Ned" , Susanna , William , John , Thomas , Thomas , Henry ) was born on 27 Jul 1860. He died on 13 Sep 1936.

George was one of Cincinnatiâs foremost draftsman, being engaged in that capacity with the Hall's Safe Company. George and his brothers and sisters reside in Avondale, the aristocratic part of Cincinnati.

George married (1) Nellie.

They had the following children:

  956 F i Kathryn Hollingsworth.

George married (2) Edna Moore.

733. Clara Evelyn Hollingsworth (William Samuel , William Samuel , Nicholas Henry , John , Thomas , Thomas , Henry ) was born Killed during Halifax explosion. She died on 7 Dec 1917 in Halifax explosion.

In Halifax Harbour, a munitions ship collided with a steamer, by mistake or misunderstanding of signals. The munitions master was able to maneuver the ship to avoid a direct hit of the hold which contained the explosives cargo. At 9am on 7 Dec 1917 the ship blew up. The explosion was heard by ships at sea 50 miles distant. It leveled most of the northern sector of Halifax, two miles burned to the ground. A severe snow storm struck soon afterward, depositing 3 feet of snow which was a terrible hindrance to rescue work.

Mother killed, eight year old Evelyn Rice saves younger children. The following particulars regarding the death of Mrs. F. D. Rice (Clara Hollingsworth) are taken from the Winnipeg Free Pressw of Dec 20, 1917.

The Free Press prints a group picture of the Rice family and a picture of the wrecked home where Mrs. Rice was killed. Winnipeg was formerly Lieut. Rice's home. Mrs. Frank D. Rice wife of Lt. F.D. Rice, of Winnipeg was killed in the recent explosion at Halifax, was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hollingsworth of Picton, Ontario, formerly matron of the Methodist missionary hospital Hazleton, B.C., where Mr. Rice met her when on a government survey. They were married Christmas Eve., 1908. Lt. Rice was on duty at Sydney, N.S. when the explosion occurred, and he could not get any word. Knowing that their house was in direct line he started at once for Halifax, reaching there Friday evening. Then he learned that his wife was killed.

Fatality no.: 1161
Mrs Clara Rice of Dartmouth, NS. Died: 06 December 1917
other names Evelyn
gender female
religion Emmanuel Anglican, Dartmouth
buried Christ Church Cemetery, Dartmouth, NS
family Husband Lieut F D Rice
obituary Halifax Herald December 8, 1917 p2
sources  City Directory 1918
 GANS list
 HRC: List
 Churches: Emmanuel
 Newspaper: Patriot: Dec22/17

Clara married Frank D. Rice Lieut. son of A. M. Rice on 24 Dec 1908.

Lt. Rice was the second in command with Canadian Engineers for the Maritime Provinces and was on duty at Sydney at the time. He has lived for the past 18 years in British Columbia, and practices his profession, provincial surveyor and civil engineer.

A brother of Lieut. Rice, Corp Hugh A. Rice is musketry instructor at Canadian headquarters, Shorncliffe. Another brother Lieut. Robert S. Rice was killed in September 1916 on the Somme and the youngest brother, a Signaler Frederick C. W. Rice is in the Mosonic Hospital in London, England suffering from a shrapnel wound in the hip. Word was received yesterday that after being wounded he was in a wet trench for 24 hours. Then he was pout on a stretcher and carried by five stretcher bearers for a distance of 25 miles in relays of five miles each before he was put in an ambulance. He has been through the Vimy Ridge, Lens and Passachendaele and it was at the last mentioned place where he was wounded, on Nove 6th and reached the hospital in London on the 17th.

Frank and Clara had the following children:

  957 F i Evelyn Rice was born in 1909.
  958 M ii Samuel Dwight Rice was born in 1913.
  959 F iii Emma Rose Rice was born in 1915.

739. James Warren (Benjamin Warren , Anne Hollingsworth , Nicholas Henry , John , Thomas , Thomas , Henry ) was born on 6 Aug 1824 in County Wexford. He died on 21 May 1884.

On the 1881 census, James list his occupation as "Carpenter"

James married Mary Ann Hollingsworth daughter of Samuel Hollingsworth and Ellenor (Ellen) Hempenstall Elizabeth's sister. Mary was born on 15 Nov 1832 in County Wexford, Leinster, Ireland. She died on 13 May 1918 in Junetown, Leeds County, Ontario, Canada.

They had the following children:

+ 960 M i James A. Warren is printed as #875.
  961 F ii Catherine (Katie) Warren is printed as #876.
  962 M iii William John Warren is printed as #877.

743. Eliza Jane Hollingsworth (Nicholas James , Thomas , Nicholas Henry , John , Thomas , Thomas , Henry ) was born on 10 Mar 1869. She died on 17 Apr 1947.

Eliza married Frank R. Mott. Frank was born in 1869. He died in 1959.

They had the following children:

  963 M i Leonard F. Mott.
  964 F ii Alice Irene Mott.

746. Anna E. Hollingsworth [scrapbook] (Nicholas James , Thomas , Nicholas Henry , John , Thomas , Thomas , Henry ) was born on 20 Jul 1876. She died on 11 Aug 1962.

Anna married A. Edgar Church. A. Edgar Church was born on 20 Jan 1905. He died on 6 Jun 1977.

They had the following children:

  965 F i Helen Church was born on 20 Jan 1905. She died on 6 Jun 1977.
  966 M ii Damon Church was born on 26 Jan 1907. He died on 3 Apr 1987.
        Damon married Mary Hatherine.

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