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 Samuel Ely Holland

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Samuel Ely Holland

  • Birth 6 Dec 1826
  • Death 19 Nov 1917
  • Burial Burnet, Burnet County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 22683870

Born in Troup county, Ga. Came to Texas in February 1847. Volunteer in the Mexican army, participated in the battle of Buena Vista. Elected first country treasurer. Enlisted in confederate army in 1861 and was assigned duty with the home guard as colonel. He married Mary Scott : son George, second wife Clara Ann Thomas had 10 children, third wife, Susan A. McCarty bore him 3 sons.
Samuel represented his district in the 26th Legislature philanthropic and public spurted, sponsored local business projects such as Burnet Iron Works, Marbel Falls Textile Mill, Marbel Falls Ferry , TX Mining & improvement company.



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  • Created by: Sharon Rhoades
  • Added: 6 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22683870
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Ely Holland (6 Dec 1826–19 Nov 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22683870, citing Holland Cemetery, Burnet, Burnet County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sharon Rhoades (contributor 46864470) .