|Birth: ||Dec. 26, 1801|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 16, 1876|
Married Millie Walters 1825, Anson Co., North Carolina
Son of James Grantson Holiman
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Pine Bluff Commercial
Pine Bluff Jefferson County, Arkansas
Sunday, April 15, 2001
Holiman picture to be given to Grant County Museum
A picture of Warren and Millie Walters Holiman will be hung at the Grant County Museum at 9 a.m. Friday. This picture is believed to have been taken during the early 1800's is being donated by Ben Holiman.
The Honorable Warren Holiman (as he was addressed) was one of the pioneers descended from the Christopher Holliman line that was at Jamestown, Va., in 1620.
Warren and Millie Holiman came from Anson County, N. C., via Alabama to Arkansas in 1840. Warren Holiman served as a wagon master for the group headed for Arkansas.
He served as postmaster of Old Belfast and along with Col. Vance represented what is now Grant County in writing the constitution during Reconstruction after the Civil War. He also helped organize the Masonic Lodge at Old Belfast and served in the environmental development of Arkansas.
Warren and Millie Holiman were the parents of 10 children. Sarah Elizabeth died at age 12, Suzanna never married, Joshua married Lucretia Hogue; Barbara married Archibald Brumbelow; Elijah married Nancy Reynolds; John married Martha Poe; Tillman married Eveline Brumbelow; Jesse T. married Sarah Ashcraft; Mary married Ben Reynolds; and Nancy Jane married Robert Dougan.
A short presentation will be made honoring these early pioneers and their accomplishments. The purpose of this occasion is to have the picture in the museum for their descendants to see and to preserve history, according to a family spokesman.
Relatives of the Holiman and Walters families, along with the public are invited to attend, the spokesman said.
The Grant County Museum is located at 521 Shackleford Road at Sheridan.
Millie Walters Holiman (1806 - 1891)
Suzanna Holiman (1827 - 1873)*
Joshua Holiman (1829 - 1902)*
Barbara Holiman Brumbelow (1832 - 1898)*
Elijah Holiman (1833 - 1920)*
John Holiman (1836 - 1862)*
Tillman Howe Holiman (1839 - 1883)*
Sarah Elizabeth Holiman (1843 - 1855)*
Jesse T. Holiman (1846 - 1925)*
Mary Maria Holiman Reynolds (1850 - 1928)*
Nancy Jane Holiman Dougan (1852 - 1911)*
Settled near here in 1840
Created by: JKB
Record added: Mar 10, 2006
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