Catherine Hood
Born Oct 15, 1807
Died Sep 28, 1902

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Robert Holloway

m. Feb 8, 1830
b. Jan 31, 1809
Little Mulberry, Burke Co NC
d. Mar 1, 1891
Caldwell Co NC
Mary Isabella

b. Aug 19, 1831
Burke Co NC
d. Feb 10, 1916
Martha Margaret

b. 1833?
Burke Co NC
John Burton

b. Jan 12, 1835
Burke Co NC
d. Jul 1, 1863
Killed at Gettysburg PA
George Washington

b. 1838
Burke Co NC
d. Jan 12, 1918
Catherine Loretta

b. Mar 30, 1840
Burke Co NC
d. Sep 10, 1894
James P.

b. 1842?
Burke Co NC
d. Jul 5, 1862
Richmond VA
of disease
Sarah Ann

b. 1844?
Burke Co NC
d. infancy?
Nancy Ann

b. 1845?
Burke Co NC


b. 1847?
Burke Co NC
The 1850 Census lists all of the children except the eldest Mary Isabella, and Nancy Ann. Martha is listed as attending school. Ann, age 6, is listed but this could be Sarah.
Three sons fought in the Civil War. John B. was a Lt., and James P. and George W. were privates in Company F, North Carolina 26th Regiment.

John Burton died on the first day of the Battle at Gettysburg, at the age of 28.

George W., previously wounded at Malvern Hill, was wounded at Gettysburg the same day his brother died; was captured at Hatch Run Apr 2, 1965 and held prisoner for three months in Hart's Island NY, and released Jun 18, 1865; he was called "Big Johnny Reb" by Union troops" since he was "tall (6'4") and fat". He was elected colonel of the Caldwell Co. militia after the war.

James was 6'2", enlisted in Mar 1862, and died of disease at Richmond.
Robert Holloway was a farmer. His property was valued at $600 at death.
He was also an active Methodist layman, and a Magistrate in Patterson Twp (Population 150) in 1880.
Catherine and Robert are buried together with daughter "C. Loretto", and son George's wife Mary Collett in a family plot (flat headstones, left to right, C.Loretto, Robert, Catherine, Mary), in the Confidence Church Cemetery on Abington Road near Collettsville, NC. There is also a grave for the infant son of G. W. & Mary Holloway born Aug 14, 1896.
Grave marker of Catherine Hood. Confidence Church Cemetery, Collettsville NC.
Census 1850, Caldwell Co. NC
Taggart, Nita L.H., Clarinda, IA, "Descendancy Chart", at Morganton NC Library.
Tombstones, Confidence Church Cemetery, Abington Road near Collettsville, NC.
U.S. Federal Archives, Confederate War service records, micr. M-270, roll 327.
Will, proved Mar 12, 1891, Bk B:199-200, Caldwell Co. Court House, Lenoir NC.
WPA pre-1914 graves card file, NC State Archives, Raleigh.