The Simon Holland Cemetery 
Located on North Carolina Highway 581 in Wayne County about one mile north of Pinkney. (Referred to as cemetery number 67 in the Wayne County Historical Association book, Gravestone Inscriptions.)   

Pictures of The Simon Holland Cemetery are located in the album section of the web site.  

Milford J. Holland, 10-13-1878; 9-28-1920 
This is the 4th son of William W. Holland who is son of Absalom Holland and Nancy Hales.

Wife, Appie Holland, b. 9-27-1879; d. 5-5-1925 
Appie Gurley, wife of Milford J. Holland 

A. B. Holland, b. 9-15-1873; d. 12-1-1939
This is Absalom B. Holland, son of William W. Holland who is son of Absalom Holland and Nancy Hales.   

W.W. Holland, b. 11-29-1842; d. 7-4-1899 
William W. Holland, son of Absalom Holland and Nancy Hales, Absalom is son of Elisha. .   

Mattie Holland, b. 1-19-1883; d. 9-4-1959 

Murray Holland, b. 12-22-1873; d. 2-19-1934 
Murray Manning Holland is son of Richard W. who is son of Absalom Holland and Nancy Hales.   

Bettie Holland, b. 11-5-1876; d. 4-9-1901 
Bettie Ellen Edgerton, wife of Murray Manning.  She is daughter of Elizabeth Bettie Holland who is the daughter of Woodard D. Holland and Celia.  

Hilliard Brown, b. 3-31-1870; d. 10-3-1925 
This is the husband of Bethany Mamie Holland, daughter of Richard W. Holland and Bethany Barnes  

Richard A. Brown, b. 10-25-1909; d. 7-26-1972. N.C. PFC. Co M-29 Inf WWII
Richard Ashley Brown is the son of Hillard Brown and Bethany Mamie Holland, daughter of Richard W. Holland 

Inez P. Brown, b. 1923; d. 
This is Inez Parrish, wife of Richard Ashley Brown who is the son of Hillard Brown and Bethany Mamie Holland.

B. W. Holland b. 1842; d. 1882 

Wife, Bettie Anne Barnes, b. 1842; d. 1882 

Zena S. Langley, b. 12-23-1889; d. 4-13-1973 
This is the daughter of Nancy Holland, daughter of Absalom Holland and Nancy Hales.

Madie W. Langley, b. 12-30-1898; d. 
Could this be another daughter of Nancy Holland who is the daughter of Absalom Holland and Nancy Hales?   

William D. Williams, b. 8-30-1871; d. 6-5-1940 
This is probably the husband of Ida Langley who is the daughter of Nancy Holland.  But Ida's sister Zena also married a Williams and neither husband's first name is know.  Because he is buried next to Ida and because his date of birth is closer to hers than to Zena's I am guessing he is Ida's husband.  

Ida L. Williams, b. 5-27-1883; d. 11-22-1936 
This is Ida Langley, daughter of Nancy Holland who is the daughter of Absalom Holland and Nancy Hales 

John W. Barnes, b. 1875; d. 1960 
This is the husband of Smithy Floyd Holland, daughter of Simon J. Holland, C. S. A.

Smithy Holland Barnes, 1873; d. 1944 
This is Smithy Floyd Holland, daughter of Simon J. Holland, C. S. A., and Willie Grice.  

Rufus Henry Holland, b. 1877; d. 1922 
This is the son of Simon J. Holland, C. S. A. and Willie Grice.  He is a nephew of Rufus Henry Holland, C. S. A.

Bessie Cagle Barnes, b. 1886; d. 1953 
This is the wife of Rufus Henry Holland, son of Simon J. Holland, C. S. A.

Simon Holland b. 2-15-1838; d. 3-25-1903 
This is Simon J. Holland, C. S. A., son of Absalom Holland and Nancy Hales.  

Bettie, wife of Isaac Barnes, 10-16-1874; d. 11-24-1912 
This is Bettie Melvina Holland, daughter of Simon J. Holland, C. S. A. and Willie Grice.  She married Isaac Barnes.  

Sophronia Frances Snipes, 2nd wife of K. C. Atkinson, 4-6-1873; d. 1-28-1944

K. C. Atkinson, b. 10-22-1880; d. 11-3-1947 
This is the Kincheon C. Atkinson, husband of Ella Lucinda Holland, daughter of Simon J. Holland, C. S. A., and Willie Grice.

Ella, wife of K. C. Atkinson, b. 7-12-1868; d. 7-18-1914 
"Heaven now retains our treasure, 
earth the lonely casket keeps, 
and the sunbeams long to linger where 
our sainted mother sleeps." 

This is Ella Lucinda Holland, daughter of Simon J. Holland, C. S. A., and his wife Willie Grice.

Maggie, wife of A. C. Evans, b. 10-6-1895; d. 1-23-1915 
This is a daughter of Kincheon C. Atkinson and Ella Lucinda Holland, dau. of Simon J. Holland, C. S. A. 

Mary, wife of Duffie Talton, b. 6-18-1908; d. 11-13-1926 
"She faltered by the wayside and the angels took her home." 
This is Mary Ruth Atkinson, wife of Ellie McDuffie Talton.  Mary is the daughter of Ella Lucinda Holland, daughter of Simon Holland.

Octavia Atkinson, wife of T. A. Amerson, b. 12-28-1885; d. 7-15-1906 
This is the daughter of Ella Lucinda Holland (m. Kincheon Atlinson) and granddaughter of Simon J. Holland, C. S. A.

C. S. Godwin, b. 6-17-1868; d. 9-17-1932 

Edna P. Godwin, b. 4-14-1871; d. 7-31-1948 
This is Edna Perneicy Holland, daughter of Simon J. Holland, C. S. A., and Willie Grice.

Willie Holland, b. 10-10-1838; d. 12-31-1907 
This is Willie Grice, wife of Simon J. Holland, C. S. A.   There is a picture of her tombstone in the Album section of this web site.

Blunner B. Pittman, b. 8-31-1889; d. 12-15-1962 
This is the husband of Mamie Udell Atkinson, daughter of Kincheon Atkinson and Ella Lucinda Holland.  Ella Lucinda Holland is the daughter of Simon J. Holland, C. S. A.

Minnie A. Pittman, b. 12-19-1897; d. 

George H. Godwin, b. 4-11-1893; d. 7-25-1961 
This is the husband of Simon J. Holland's daughter, Edna Perneicy Holland.  

Pearl H. Godwin, b. 12-23-1896; d. 4-26-1970

Pictures of this cemetery are in the Album section of this web site.  

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Holland site published 10 July 1996  - This page added 23 August 2001.  Last updated 21 Jan 2011  Hit Counter