Name: Samuel C. Holland
Name: “old maid uncle”\\
Reference Number: 12827
Birth: 1857 in Wilkinson Co., Ga.
Burial: Roselawn Cemetery, Lakeland, Florida
Occupation: Farm Labor
Death: 20 APR 1935 in Polk County, Florida
Occupation: Employee at the hospital for the insane in Milledgeville, Georgia
Occupation: Railroad worker
Ref: Wiley Holland, June 25, 2005
16-SAMUEL C HOLLAND- Born 1857, Wilkinson County, Georgia. He died i n Polk County, Florida April 20, 1935 and is buried in lot 67, spac e 5 in Roselawn Cemetery, Lakeland, Florida. In 1880, Samuel, at age 2 3, was living with his father in Wilkinson County and listed as a far m laborer. Samuel NEVER married and was living with his mother, France s McKenzie Holland, when she died. He had worked for a time at the hos pital for the insane in Milledgeville, Georgia in the early 1880?s. Ac cording to Samuel?s nephew Henry Jefferson Holland, Samuel was known a s the ?old maid uncle.? After the death of Samuel?s mother, he ?entrus ted himself to a Methodist minister and his wife in Milledgeville wit h the condition that they could have his farm if they would care for h im the rest of his life. When he became a burden, the couple shipped h im to Polk County, Florida.? He worked for the railroad until he died . Samuel was a co-executor to his father?s will with his brother Jesse .
Father: Wiley Thomas Holland Sr b: 1804 in Hancock County, Ga.
Mother: Frances McKenzie b: 1823 in Wilkinson Co., Ga.