I am on the trail of an old HOLLAND family, and would appreciate sharing any information people on this list might have regarding HOLLANDS.
I’ve done a web page about Hollands that were in Roane County, TN, and a sub page on some couples that seem to have moved to Lincoln Co. TN.http://www.roanetn.com/holland1.htmhttp://www.roanetn.com/holland1.htm
We believe the following Hollands are siblings, possibly the children of an old William Holland and unknown first wife.
1803 --LYDDAH HOLLAND m Charles Beckett on 05 Mar 1803 in Roane County.Charles Beckett is on 1805 Tax List.He appears to be in 1820 Lincoln Co. TN.
1807-- PETER HOLLAND married Polly Lea on 19 Jan 1807.In 1805 Tax List are Samuel Lea, Francis Lea and David Lea.Peter Holland is on 1820 Lincoln Co. census (but has married again in 1818)
1809-- POLLY HOLLAND marIla Dossett on 10 Nov 1809.Appear to be in Lincoln County, TN by 1820.[On07 Dec 1811John Dossett mar Elizabeth Coatney, Wm. Coatney security in Roane ]
According to Jack Buster, a descendant, Polly and Ila/Ili Dossett children were: William Dossett b. 1810-1820, d. 1840-1850 - Likely, but not proven. Asa Dossett b. 20 Sep 1813, d. 9 Jun 1892m. Sarah Lennard - Proven James Holland Dossett b. 1823, d. 1870-1879 m. 1st Nancy , 2nd Elizabeth - Proven Sarah Dossett b. 1827 m. Abner Barnard - Suspected, but not proven. Elbert Dossett b. c1831, d. Bef. 1881, m. Nancy J. Barnard, sister of Abner – Proven