HOLLEY





The following is my Holley family tree:

Joseph Holley m. Amanda A. Wallace

James Monroe Holley m. Malinda Meram Clagg

Noah Anderson Holley m. Beulah Florence Chaney

Melinda Ann Holley

This line traces back to Joseph Holley, son of Rebecca Bromfield. There is no record of Joseph’s father although one researcher believes it to be David Holley. There is nothing much known about Rebecca’s ancestry either.



Joseph Holley was born December 19, 1839 in Mason Co., VA/WV. He died February 15, 1906 in Putnam Co., WV at the age of 66. He served 1 year in the Union Army during the Civil War. He married Amanda A. Wallace (daughter of Benjamin Harrison Wallace & Emality “Lettie” Wilkes) on May 7, 1859 in Gallia Co., OH at the age of 19. There were 9 children of this marriage (Mary Susan, Elliot Benjamin, Sarah Elizabeth, Arias Rome, James Monroe, Emma Gertrude, Ella Janis, Albin Jasper, & Rufus Nye).


James Monroe Holley (son of Joseph Holley & Amanda Wallace) was born November 19, 1868 in Putnam Co., WV. He died January 29, 1951 in Putnam Co., WV at the age of 82. He was married 2 times. His first wife was Malinda Meram Clagg (daughter of John Lewis Clagg & Caroline Virginia Meadows) whom he married September 7, 1889 in Mason Co., WV at the age of 20. Malinda was born May 10, 1871 and died May 11, 1914 at the age of 43. There were 14 children of this marriage (Gilbert, Irvin P., Ermie Virginia, LeVesta, Russell Allen, Noah Anderson, Olin Colt, Parthenia Frances, Hershell, Millie, stillborn male, stillborn female, Ranby, & Early Francis). His second wife was Reathie Chattie Workman whom he married September 25, 1915 in Putnam Co., WV at the age of 46. Reathie was born October 21, 1885 and died January 15, 1947. There were no children of this marriage.


Noah Anderson Holley (son of James Holley & Malinda Clagg) was born November 2, 1900 in Putnam Co., WV. He died November 21, 1975 in Lawrence Co., OH at the age of 75. He married Beulah Florence Chaney (daughter of Marvin Sylvanius Chaney & Ida Mae Miller) on December 4, 1922 in Putnam Co., WV at the age of 22. Florence was born August 16, 1904 in Putnam Co., WV and died November 12, 1991 in Cabell Co., WV at the age of 87. There were 4 children of this marriage (Betty Lee, Alfred, Melinda Ann, & Belinda Dianne).


Betty Lee Holley (daughter of Noah Holley & Florence Chaney) was born in Cabell Co., WV. She married 2 times. Her first husband was Menifee Carter (son of Melvin Shirley Carter & Clara Alice Miller) whom she married in Cabell Co., WV at the age of 23. Meinfee died October 2000 in FL. Her 2 children of this marriage (Melinda & Belinda) were adopted by Noah & Florence Holley. Her second husband was Jewell Stafford (son of William & Susan Stafford) whom she married in Cabell Co., WV. There were 3 children of this marriage. She divorced both husbands.


Tammy Lee Stafford (daughter of Betty Holley & Jewell Stafford) was born in Wayne Co., MI. She married 3 times. Her first husband was Thomas Albert DeHart “Tad” (son of Richard & Betty DeHart) whom she married in Wayne Co., WV. There were 3 children of this marriage (Joseph Alexander, Anthony Garret, & Paul Gavin. She divorced Tad and married Donnie Northrup (Boyd Co., KY). There were no children of this marriage. Her third husband is Timothy Frye. There are no children of this marriage although Tim has a daughter (Lauren).


Terri Lynne Stafford (daughter of Betty Holley & Jewell Stafford) was born in Wayne Co., MI. She married Timothy Joseph Blatt in Cabell Co., WV. There were 3 children of this marriage (Amanda DiLyn, Laura Ainslie, & Timothy Garret).


Toni Lynnette Stafford (daughter of Betty Holley & Jewell Stafford) was born in Cabell Co., WV. She married 3 times. Her first husband was Lawrence John Marinelli. There were no children of this marriage. Her second husband was Wilhelm Bircui whom she married in Germany. There were no children of this marriage. Her third husband was to Andrew Santoleri of Philadelphia, PA. Andrew had 2 children by his first marriage (Adam Joshua & Amber Jeanette). Toni & Andrew have 2 children (Hollie Noel & Alexandra "Lexi" Lyn).


Alfred Holley (son of Noah Holley & Florence Chaney) was born & died September 15, 1933.


Melinda Ann Holley (daughter of Menifee Carter & Betty Holley - adopted daughter of Noah Holley & Florence Chaney) was born in West Palm Beach, FL.


Belinda Dianne Holley (daughter of Menifee Carter & Betty Holley - adopted daughter of Noah Holley & Florence Chaney) as born in Cabell Co., WV.



This is information on my main line. I have some information on siblings throughout the tree. If anyone has any information or inquires, please contact me.



ANY INFORMATION ON THIS LINE WOULD BE APPRECIATED! ALL INQUIRES WILL BE ANSWERED!


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