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Re: John and Annie Urwin of RockSprings Wyoming
Posted by: Twila Campion (ID *****9390) Date: September 29, 2007 at 08:49:00
In Reply to: John and Annie Urwin of RockSprings Wyoming by George Irwin of 86

My grandfather, Walter Scott Holden, had a sister named Annie Holden. She was married to a George Irwin. They lived in Arizona, had bought a store/filling station/post office from her brother David Jackson Holden and his wife Thelma, at Toponas, Arizona. At one time they lived in Blythe, California. That's all I have, except here are the rest of her brothers and sisters:
WALTER SCOTT HOLDEN, b. 18 Mar 1884, Clarksville, Johnson County, Arkansas, d. May 1961, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado. He married 3 times, 1st marriage unknown, 2nd, Ora Elaine McDonald, 1 child/Thelma, b. 14 Feb 1911, Childress, Texas; 3rd marriage to Bell Marie Chandler, b. 28 May 1901, Clarksville, Johnson County, Arkansas, d. 24 June 1935, Tulare, Calif.
DAVID JACKSON HOLDEN, b. 22 Oct 1896, Dublin, Texas, d. 11 Nov 1964, Delta, Colorado; married to THELMA (2007 still alive).
CLEVE HOLDEN, owned a 2nd hand store in Coolidge, Arizona. Also owned property in Eloy, Arizona.
ROY HOLDEN, was a police officer in Los Angeles, California.
HARRY HOLDEN, lived in Gallup, New Mexico; had a grocery/jewelry store. Traded directly with the Indians for jewelry; HIS SON, (called) LITTLE JACK, was a pilot.
ROSETTA HOLDEN, Married, lived in Coahoma, Texas. Her home was called a "Sears and Roebuck house", her brother Walter Scott Holden built it.
TEXIE HOLDEN, married name STRIKLIN. She was still alive in 1964 when David Jackson Holden died. She lived in Brownsfield, Texas. She and husband owned the newspaper; fantastic cook; very talented in copper pictures and ceramic pottery.
SALLIE HOLDEN, she and her husband lived in Hawaii when Pearl Harbor was bombed. Married name "LIMER" in 1964.

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