Holland, Matthew

Born: 1791 North Carolina

Flourished: 1823-1850 Menard County, Illinois

Holland married Mary Armstrong in 1823, in Sangamon County, Illinois. In 1835, Holland purchased land in a portion of Sangamon County, which would later become Menard County. Holland farmed in Menard County until at least 1850.

Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Sangamon County, 8 October 1823, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; Election Returns for the New Salem Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois; Petition of Thomas J. Nance and others to the Sangamon County Commissioners’ Court; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Menard County, IL, 300; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Menard County, IL, 319; Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Menard County, 69:45, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL.