Catherine Hood
Born Oct 15, 1807 Burke Co. NC
Died Sep 28, 1902 Little Mulberry, Caldwell Co. NC

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Robert Holloway

m. Feb 8, 1830
Burke Co. NC
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
Caldwell Co. NC
Martha E

b. Apr 13, 1833
Burke Co. NC
d. Nov 10, 1892
Petterson, Caldwell Co. NC
John Burton

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

b. May 9, 1838
Burke Co NC
d. Jan 12, 1918
Lenoir, Caldwell Co. NC
Catherine Loretta

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

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

b. Caldwell Co. NC

Sarah Ann

b. Dec 1844?
Caldwell Co. NC
d. Oct 25, 1928
Nancy Caroline

b. May 1847
Caldwell Co. NC
d. Nov 21, 1928
The 1850 Census for Caldwell Co. NC lists all of the children except the eldest Mary Isabella, and Sarah Ann. Martha is listed as attending school. Nancy Ann, age 6, is listed with name Ann.
Caldwell County was formed in 1841 from northern Burke Co. NC Compare present day map with map of North Carolina Counties in 1840.
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 1860? in Tuttle's Company, and died Jul 5, 1862 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.
Son George Washington Holloway married Mary Ann Collett (1842-1893) on Apr 20, 1859 in Caldwell Co. NC. After she died, he married Clara Hood (1852-1927), a daughter of James Hood, the son of John Hood. Clara is buried in Bellview Cemetery in Lenoir, Caldwell Co. NC. Photo of grave marker of Clara Hood Holloway. G.W. was buried at Fairfield Cemetery in Lenoir.
Catherine and Robert are buried together with daughter "C. Loretto", and son George's wife Mary Ann Collett (1843-1893) 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. & Clara Hood born Aug 14, 1896.
Grave marker of Catherine Hood. Confidence Church Cemetery, Collettsville NC.
Obituary of Catherine Holloway from
Eldest daughter Isabella married John Hight Lindsay, C.S.A., and then a widower James McMillan in 1867. Her grave is also in the Confidence Church Cemetery. Her first husband was born in Burke Co. in 1830 and died Apr 18, 1863 at Big Creek Gap TN.
Daughter Martha married Charles Wesley Laney on Aug 5, 1855 in Caldwell Co. NC. He died of Typhoid in 1861. Her grave is in the Harpers Chapel Cemetery in Lenoir, Caldwell Co. NC.
Daughters Caroline (Nancy), Ann (Sarah Ann) and Loretta never married [I.W. Thomas, 1918].
Son George W. and Mary Collett had 5 sons. One of them, Columbus "Lum", about 1915, bought the land along Little Mulberry Creek originally owned by his great-grandfather George Holloway.
Census 1850, Caldwell Co. NC.
Gibbons, Michael F., descendant, Lenoir, NC, information given to L.M.Holloway in letters dated Mar 6, 1987 and Jun 28, 1994.
Ingmire, Frances T., Marriage Records of Burke County, NC, 1781-1868, p. 14.
"Mr. G.W. Holloway of Gamewell Dies Here", Lenoir News, Friday, Jan 18, 1918.
Thomas, I. W., "A BRIEF SKETCH OF THE HOLLOWAY FAMILY", Newspaper Clipping, Caldwell Co., ca. 1918.
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, Compiled Service Records of Confederate War Soldiers who served in Organizations from NC; 26th Infantry, 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.