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Holland Family Bibles


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Biographical Note

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Drury H. Holland Family Bible

James H. Holland Family Bible

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Holland Family Bibles, circa 1850-2001 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-253

Primary Creator: Holland family

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged in original order.

Date Acquired: 04/01/2010

Subjects: Genealogy, Holland family, Nansemond County (Va.)--Genealogy, Norfolk (Va.), Suffolk (Va.), Suffolk (Va.)--Genealogy

Forms of Material: Bibles, Genealogies (histories)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

One circa 1850-1871 Bible of the Drury H. Holland family of Suffolk, Virginia. The Bible was printed by the American Bible Society in 1850. Also one circa 1900-2001 Bible of the James H. Holland family of Norfolk, Virginia. The Bible was printed by John E. Potter and Company around 1883.

Biographical Note

The Holland family of the now extinct Suffolk and Nansemond counties trace their lineage back to Lancashire, England in the 10th century. Members of the Holland family came to Virginia in the early 17th century and lived in Jamestown before eventually settling in Suffolk and Nansemond counties.

Subject/Index Terms

Holland family
Nansemond County (Va.)--Genealogy
Norfolk (Va.)
Suffolk (Va.)
Suffolk (Va.)--Genealogy

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Shirley Brendle by donation

Preferred Citation: Holland Family Bibles, MSS 0000-253, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed October 29, 2018.

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[Box 1: Drury H. Holland Family Bible, circa 1850-1871],
[Box 2: James H. Holland Family Bible, circa 1883-2001],

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Includes handwritten genealogical information for the James H. Holland family between the Old and New Testaments. Also includes inscription on front presentation page: "Presented to Sadie Holland, Norfolk, Va, J. H. Holland, Husband."

Norfolk Public Library
Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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