Capt. John 'The Ranger' Holladay

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John Marshall Holladay (Holliday), Capt.

Also Known As: "The Ranger"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Minchinhampton, Middlesex, England
Death: Died in St Geo. Parish, Spotsy, Spotsylvania Co, VA
Place of Burial: On Plantation, Bellefonte, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Captain Thomas Holliday and Mary Ann Holliday
Husband of Ann Elizabeth Lewis and Elizabeth Brocas
Father of William H Holladay; Daniel Holladay, Sr.; John Marshall Holladay, Jr.; Sarah Elizabeth Holladay; Benjamin ? Holladay Holladay, Sr. and 4 others
Brother of Col. William Holladay and Anthony Halliday
Half brother of Thomas Halliday, Jr.; Thomas Holliday; Elizabeth Holliday; Samuel Holliday; Mary Holliday and 6 others

Occupation: Captain... Pilgrim, Captain
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About Capt. John 'The Ranger' Holladay

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descendants of John "the Ranger" Holladay of Spotsylvanie Co. Va.

1. John Holladay, The Ranger was born April 26, 1676 in MINCHINHAMPTON, ENGLAND1, and died November 4, 1742 in SPOTSYLVANIA, Co. ,VA. He married Elizabeth Brocas Abt 1702 in VA. This according to A. M. Holladay, author of the book "The Holladay Family" but other records indicate differently. Who is right it is hard to say. I think it is best to read all the evidance and make up your own mind and you may change it as more evidance is found.

He is known in some records as John Marshall Holladay and Capt John Holliday instead of "the Ranger". There is a reason for this if you will study the different records etc.

By 1702 he married, Elizabeth Brocas, She is supposley a Rawlings by some. Others refute this. Others say they don't know. but I put Brocas as it is better than nothing. Anyway most say Brocas but it has never been proven one way or another.

Most will say that John's parents are the Thomas Holliday that came to America and settled in Jamestowns, James, city in Va. Others say that he did not, that that is a differant Thomas. A. M. Holladay say he is a different one. It is best to just look at the possible fathers of John and make up your own mind.

LDS has his mothers as Mary Anne Hinton, A. M. Holladay has a different one. Again this goes back to his father Thomas as they list different fathers for him.

   Children of John Holladay and Elizabeth Brocas are: 
    i.   Elizabeth Holladay 
   ii.   William H. Holladay 
   iii.   John Holladay II 
   iv.   Daniel Holladay 
   v.    Joseph Holladay, 
   vi.   Benjamin Holladay 
   vii. Winfred Holladay 
   viii. Sarah Holladayi 
   ix.    Susannah Holladay. 
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Capt. John 'The Ranger' Holladay's Timeline

1676
April 20, 1676
Minchinhampton, Middlesex, England
April 26, 1676
Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, England
April 26, 1676
Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, England
April 26, 1676
Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, England
1705
1705
Age 28
Bellefonte, Spottsylvania, Virginia
1708
1708
Age 31
Bellefonte, Spotsylvanis Co., Virginia
1712
1712
Age 35
Bellefonte (Spotsylvania), Spotsylvania, VA
1717
1717
Age 40
Bellefonte, Spotsylvania, VA
1720
1720
Age 43
Bellefonte, Spottsylvania, Virginia
1724
1724
Age 47
Bellefonte, Spotsylvania, VA