Sterling Holliday Family

Sterling Lucy HOLLIDAY the son of William Henry Harrison HOLLIDAY/HALLADAY and Sarah SHEPHERDSON, was born on February 22, 1863, in Westville, La Porte, Indiana. Sterling died on January 6, 1937, in Miller, Buffalo, Nebraska. He is buried at the Miller Cemetery, Buffalo, Nebraska. Sterling married abt. 1889/1890 in Saratora, Nebraska, to Effie Jane DAY. Effie was the daughter of James "Jim" Wilson DAY and Martha Jane BILLINGS, and was born November 3, 1870/1871, in Watseka, Illinois. Effie died on September 4, 1950 in Whatcom Co., Washington. Her body was shipped to Nebraska for burial. She is buried at Miller Cemetery, Buffalo, Nebraska.

Children are:

  1. Floss Beatrice HOLLIDAY, born March 31, 1891, Miller, Buffalo, Nebraska; died June 9, 1945, Hacksprings, Goshen, Wyoming; buried Valley View Cemetery. Floss married Charles Rupert COOMBS on January 5, 1910, in Kearney, Nebraska.

  2. Emil Richard "Jack" HOLLIDAY, born April 3, 1893, in Miller, Buffalo, Nebraska; died September 27, 1958, Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington; buried Woodlawn Cemetery. Emil "Jack" married Marie Charlotte Amelia MERRIMAN on December 22, 1914.

  3. Wilda Alice HOLLIDAY, born November 17, 1894, Miller, Buffalo, Nebraska; died June 9, 1975, Lynden, Whatcom, Washington; buried Greenacres Cemetery. Wilda married Jesse Americus PAYNE on January 12, 1925. They married in Lander, Wyoming. (*These are my grandparents)

  4. Dewey Edward "Dude" HOLLIDAY, born January 2, 1899, Miller, Buffalo, Nebraska; died January 20, 1980, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska. Buried Miller Cemetery, Buffalo Co., Nebraska. Dewey "Dude" married Ethel Rose SISCO on November 14, 1923.

  5. Ruth Elsie HOLLIDAY, was born May 5, 1907, Miller, Buffalo, Nebraska; died March 18, 1976, Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington; buried Greenacres Cemetery. Ruth married 1st to Daniel Dale WASHBURN on Feb. 16 1927; married 2nd to Cecil.

  6. Zella Anna HOLLIDAY, was born April 7, 1912, Lynden, Whatcom, Washington; died February 18, 1986, Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington. Zella married Fred Edward HEINMILLER on February 11, 1943 in Longview, Cowlitz, Washington. Both are buried in Greenacres Cemetery.

Submitted by Diane Serena Payne

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