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Daniel David Holloway
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Birth: Jan. 20, 1840
Wilkes County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 1925
Whitehead
Alleghany County
North Carolina, USA

Listed in 1870 census of confederate soldiers.

5 Oct 1885, filed: Ira S. & Amanda C. Spurlin to Daniel Holloway 34 A. for $102., Pine Swamp Crk. Alleghany Co., NC; Reg.,D. Bk. #5 pp 578-9 by F.M. Mitchell; waters Pine Swamp Crk., adjoining Wm. Brooks; Adam J. Waggoner, J.P.,R.S. Carson clerk Superior Court.

Later in life, divided his Pine Swamp Creek land among 3 sons, Eli,Robert,Monroe. Eli had the middle section of the farm.

Family story: Daniel walked back from northern Virginia with a Spurlin near the end of the Civil War. Spurlin had a broken leg and they slept during day and traveled at night. It must have been summertime, because they ate corn they found in the fields to survive.

(Possibly deserters--Daniel first hid out in a cave on the northeast side of Devil's Garden, and later lived in the hollow on the other side of the same ridge.)

There are 2 Daniel Holloways listed for NC Civil War:

Private in Company K, 29 NC Inf (Not Wilkes Co)

Private in Company B, 55 NC Inf

55th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

55th Infantry Regiment was organized at Camp Mangum, near Raleigh, North Carolina, in May, 1862. Its companies were recruited in the counties of Pitt, Wilson, Wilkes, Cleveland, Burke, Catawba, Johnston, Alexander, Onslow, Franklin, and Granville. The unit served in the Department of North Carolina, then moved to Virginia where it was assigned to General J.R. Davis' and Cooke's Brigade. It fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from Gettysburg to Cold Harbor, served in the Petersburg trenches south of the James River, and took part in the Appomattox operations. The regiment lost thirty-one percent of the 640 engaged at Gettysburg and fifty-nine percent of the 340 at The Wilderness. It surrendered with 4 officers and 77 men on April 9, 1865. The field officers were Colonel John K. Connally; Lieutenant Colonels Alfred H. Belo, Abner S. Calloway, and Maurice T. Smith, and Major James S. Whitehead.

Additional Child:
Cassa Dianne Holloway b 1868 m 1893 Joseph Childress. Possibly went to Galax, VA. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Andrew Holloway (1823 - 1864)
  Elizabeth Boggess Holloway (1819 - 1902)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Jane Brooks Holloway (1838 - 1909)
 
 Children:
  Martha E Holloway (1861 - 1864)*
  William Eli Holloway (1864 - 1938)*
  Nancy A Holloway Wooten (1865 - 1896)*
  John Young Holloway (1870 - 1882)*
  Emaline Holloway Caudill (1870 - 1937)*
  Robert Nathan Holloway (1872 - 1951)*
  Margaret Jane Holloway (1875 - 1882)*
  James Monroe Holloway (1875 - 1953)*
  Daniel Franklin Holloway (1877 - 1882)*
  Sallie Holloway Joines (1881 - 1943)*
 
 Sibling:
  Daniel David Holloway (1840 - 1925)
  Sarah Jane Holloway Caudill (1848 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
He is not dead but sleeping.
 
Burial:
Holloway Family Cemetery
Whitehead
Alleghany County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Bonnie Schermer
Record added: Dec 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81716122
Daniel David Holloway
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Daniel David Holloway
Added by: evan mcroberts
 
Daniel David Holloway
Added by: Bonnie Schermer
 
 
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To my 2nd Great-Grandfather. Peace.
- Bonnie Schermer
 Added: Dec. 8, 2011
 
 
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