Hannah Jane Hollingsworth

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Hannah Jane Hollingsworth (McKay)

Birthdate: (40)
Birthplace: Augusta or Frederick County, Province of Virginia
Death: 1754 (40)
Augusta County, Province of Virginia
Place of Burial: Frederick, Virginia, British Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert McKay and Ann McKay
Wife of George Henry Hollingsworth
Mother of Elias Hollingsworth, Sr.; Joseph Hollingsworth; Isaac Hollingsworth; Abraham Hollingsworth; Ann Brock and 1 other
Sister of Mary Martha Robinson; Margaret Job; Andrew McCoy; Elizabeth Bragg; Robert MacKay, II and 4 others
Half sister of James Carter III; Ruth Carter and Nancy Ann Carter

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About Hannah Jane Hollingsworth

Married George Hollingsworth at the Isaac Parkins House 19 Dec 1734. She was the 1st Quaker bride to be married since the settlement began at The Friends of the Valley Settlement.

Marriage Certificate

Recorded in East Nottingham Marriage Book 19th December 1734

"Whereas George Hollingsworth son of Abraham Hollingsworth late of Cecil County, Maryland but now living on ye north side in ye colony of Virginia and Hannah McKay daughter of Robert McKay of or near the same place having delcared their intention of Marriage to each orther before several Monthly meetings of ye Christian people called Quakers in ye township of Nottingham in Pensilvania according to ye good order used amongst them & having consent of parents their said Proposal of marriage was approved of & allowed by ye sd meeting. Now these may certify whom it may concern for ye full accomplishing their sd intention this 19th. day of December in ye year of our Lord one thousand Seven Hundred & thirty four they ye sd George Hollingsworth & Hannah McKay appeared in a Public Assembly of ye sd people & others mett att ye house of Isaac Perkins of ye aff sd place in Virginia & ye George Hollingsworth taking ye sd Hannah McKay by ye hand Did in solomn manner openly Declare yt he took her to be his wife Promising by ye Lords assistance to be unto her a loving & faithful husband until death separate and then & there in ye assembly ye sd Hannah McKay did in like manner Declare yt she took him ye sd George Hollingsworth to be her husband promising by ye Lords assistance to be unto him a loving & faithful wife until Death separate or words to that affect. Moreover they ye sd George Hollingsworth & Hannah McKay she according to ye customs of marriage assuming ye name of her husband did as a further confirmation thereof then & there to these presents Set their hands and we beingat ye Solomizing of ye marriage & subscription in manner afforsed as witnesses hereunto also subscribe our names the day and year first above written.

George Hollingsworth Hannah Hollingsworth


Josiah Ballinger John Little Daniel Richison Abr Hollingsworth Jacob Worthington Evan Thomas Thos Eads Anne Hollingsworth Thomas Bab John Renfro Katharine Ross Marg Hollingsworth Isy Srat John Bullock Katherine Thomas Lydia Hollingsworth Evan Thomas Jr. Thomas Wilson Macy Littler Isaac Hollingsworth William Hoge Onan Thomas Mary Ballinger Lydia Hollingsworth George Hoge Benj Smith Mary Butler Mary Hollingsworth Rich Hiland Hurr Mills Mary Hollingsworth Jeran Kelly Reuben Ross Isaac Perkins Sam Brettan William Smith Mary Perkins Esther Harrison Elizabeth Renfro Josiah Calvert

Transcriber's Note: Three items of interest in regards to this Marriage Certificate: The addition of the word "others" in the description of those attending in Mr. Perkins home. As was the custom in this time period, relatives signed the down the right side of the document. When mentioning "ye colony of Virginia", it is recorded that the McKays were at that time located in Augusta Co., Virginia.

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Hannah Jane Hollingsworth's Timeline

Augusta or Frederick County, Province of Virginia
Age 18
Mill Creek Hundred, Delaware
Age 21
Cecil County, Province of Maryland
Age 23
Shenandoah Valley, Augusta County, Province of Virginia
Age 25
Winchester, Frederick County, Province of Virginia
Age 27
Winchester, Fredrick County, Province of Virginia
Age 30
Winchester, Fredrick County, Virginia, United States
Age 40
Augusta County, Province of Virginia
Frederick, Virginia, British Colonial America