You don't give a time frame or location, but I think I found some info anyway.
NJ marriage record for John T. HOLDEN, age 24, to Cora B. TOMPKINS, age 22, on 20-Sept-1893 in Newark, Essex, NJ.
1900 census for Piscataway, Middlesex, NJ:
HOLDEN, John b. Sept 1860 in NJ, married 7 yrs, father b. England, mother b. NJ
wife Cora B. b. July 1871 in NY, 2 children born, 2 children living, father b. NY, mother b. NJ
dau Jennie b. Sept 1894 in NJ
dau Maud b. Feb 1898 in NY
mother Mary Mar 1829 in NJ, widow, 1 child born, 1 child living, both parents b. NJ
servant BRADY, William b. May 1860 in Ireland
John's age in the above census does not match with his marriage record or later censuses.
They were in Bergen Co, NJ in the 1905 NJ state census.
1910 census for District 71, Los Angeles, CA:
HOLDEN, John age 40 b. NJ, father b. England, mother b. NJ
wife Cora B. age 39 b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NJ
dau Jane age 15 b. NJ
dau Maud T. age 12 b. NY
son John T. Jr. age 9 b. NJ
mother Mary J. age 81 b. NJ
In 1920 John T. HOLDEN, age 50, b. NJ and wife Cora B., age 48 b. NY are in District 14, Sacramento, CA.None of the children are still at home.
In 1930 and 1940 they are in North Sacramento, CA.
In 1940 John Jr. is also in North Sacramento, CA, with wife Velma, 39, b. OH, and children:Cora Bell, 19, Dorothy May, 11, and Janet M., 8.
CA death index listing for John Trusty HOLDEN b. 9-Sept-1869 in NJ, d. 19-Feb-1944 in Sacramento, CA.Mother's maiden name:RUDE
CA death index listing for John Trusty HOLDEN b. 4-July-1901 in NJ, d. 22-Jan-1986 in Sacramento, CA.Mother's maiden name:TOMPKINS
I can't find a marriage record for a Mary RUDE to a ____ HOLDEN.I can't find John with his parents in 1880.There is one possible match in 1870 in Union, Bergen, NJ, a Mary J. HOLDEN, age 32, and John F. or T. age 9/12.Mary's age is about a decade off.