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Posted by: Michelle Holland (ID *****4742) Date: July 18, 2005 at 20:39:08
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I am interested in the William HOLLAND listed on the 1850 federal census in Panola County. I'm having trouble reading the census online - does it say he is 8 years of age? Or am I reading it wrong? If not how old was he and who was the other HOLLAND next to him?

I have been searching for a very long time for my gg-grandfather William T. (WT) HOLLAND and spouse Susan A. "unknown" and cannot find them on any records before 1864. I do believe that he may have been in Shelby Co (or Panola before Shelby was formed).

I also noted that he lived next door to the DICKERSON family. WT HOLLAND's son, Mitchel G. Holland first married a Mary A. DICKERSON in 1897 - this seems to fit my "brick wall" puzzle. Not to mention that there was also a DAVIS family nearby that (may have been the ones that) eventually married into the family.

Absolutely any help, comments, or ideas on these individuals is extremely welcome.

Thanks in advance,

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