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Rev. Femandez Cortez Holliday

Rev. Femandez Cortez Holliday

Male 1814 - 1888  (73 years)Deceased

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  • Name Femandez Cortez Holliday 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Birth 20 Nov 1814  ,Essex,New York,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Death 18 Mar 1888  Indianapolis,Marion,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    • 1888 Obituary in Indianapolis Journal 19 Mar 1888 - The Rev Fernandez C HOLLIDAY who for 55yr was identified with IN Methodism d last night at 10:30 at his residence in Indpls. His childhood was passed in Dearborn Co where he went with his parents from Essex Co NY the place of his birth in 1814. When a youth Mr HOLLIDAY was converted and shortly after that uniting with the Methodist Episcopal Church. He entered the ministry his 18th yr... The most of his ministerial service was connected with Indpls churches. His last pastorate was at Rushville which failing health compelled him to close last Sep. He was one of the founders of Asbury now De Pauw University and up to his death always held an official relation to the institution as one of its trustees. His last 5 yrs in the ministry were spent at Connersville, Madison, and Rushville in that order. He wrote "History of Indiana Methodism, The Life and Times of Allen WILEY, and A Bible Handbook. In early manhood he md Sarah HANNA dau of Samuel. Among the children born to them was Cortez F HOLLIDAY whose death in the prime of his life occurred 2 weeks ago... He leaves 3 children, his wife having died 5 yrs ago..

      1888 article from Western Christian Advocate 18 Apr 1888 pg250
      Rev F C HOLLIDAY by John PD John DD - Rev F C HOLLIDAY DD was b in Essex NY 20 Nov 1814. His  Parents came to the Territory of IN in 1816 (1818?) and settled in Dearborn Co near Aurora. He united with the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1829 and became a licensed exhorter in 1832 and joined the IN Conference in 1834. He spent 3yrs on circuits, 21yrs on districts as presiding elder, and the remainder of his active ministerial life in stations... His official connection with De Pauw Univ begain in 1846 when he was appointed conference visitor. The yr following he was elected a trustee which he held with a short intermission until the fall of 1887 when by reason of his infirmity he tendered his resignation. At the time he had served as trustee longer than any other person... Dr HOLLIDAY received the degree of Master of Arts from HcKendree College in 1850 and the degree of Doctor of Divinity from Allegheny College in 1860... In 1837 he married Miss Sarah HANNA a dau of Honorable Samuel HANNA of Centerville IN. His wife died in 1883... On Sun 18 Mar 1888 after a prolonged and painful illness his spirit took its flight... A son and 3 dau survive.
    Person ID I14870  Rgstrong Family genes. | Descendants of Ebenezer Halladay, 1675-1779
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2006 

    Father AncestorsSelah Holliday,   b. 1788, Hartford,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 Oct 1860, Hartford,Ohio,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother AncestorsLaura Knapp,   b. 6 Aug 1791, Schroon Falls,Essex,New York,United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Apr 1843, ,Dearborn,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt Dec 1812  Schroon Falls,Essex,New York,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family AncestorsSarah Hannah,   b. Abt 1816   d. Abt 1883 (Age 67 years) 
    Children 
     1. Cortez F. Holliday   d. Abt 4 Mar 1888, ,,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]  [Mother: natural]
    Family ID F5172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2006 

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 20 Nov 1814 - ,Essex,New York,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 18 Mar 1888 - Indianapolis,Marion,Indiana,United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S105] Gary JULIAN, E-mail from brownjulian@worldnet.att.net, Subj: Fw: HALLADAY; Date: 08/30/2000 4:44:25 AM US Mountain Standard Time (Reliability: 3).