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Price Family Cemetery

Partial Listing

Location: East of Lawrenceville Henry County Alabama.

Name Birth Date Death Date Notes / Source
HOLLEY, John Green Jul 19 1820 Jan 28 1977 Private, Company B, 6th Alabama Infantry Regiment. John was born July 19, 1820 in Laurens County Georgia the son of John Holley (died 1828) and Penelope. John married 1) Phoebe Price January 7, 1844 and Issue are: Sarah Ann P. Holley m. James A. Hutto; John Green Holley Jr. m. Mary B. Murphy; Mary A. Elizabeth Holley m. Jesse Vickers; Martha Lucinda Holley m. Nathaniel L. Hawley; Francis Marion Holley m. Hannah Leonora Espy; Phoebe A. Malissa Holley m. William L. Kelly; Augustus W. Holley m. Virginia E. Holmes. John Married 2nd Martha Jane Fondren July 6, 1862 the second daughter of William Thompson Price and Elizabeth Spurlin. Issue are: Robert Lee Holley m. Effie Jane Baker in Texas; James Burl Holley m. Mary E. Hudspeth; Nancy Loretta Holley d. age 15; William Thomas Holley m. Leona Holmes; W. G. Holley d. 1874 infant; George Michael Holley m. Leila in Washington D.C. John appears on the 1850, 1860 and 1870 census records in Lawrenceville Henry County Alabama, first with his first wife Phoebe and then with Martha Jane. It appears that the two wives were first cousins. He enlisted in the Henry Grays, 6th Alabama Infantry under General A. C. Gordon when it was first organized in 1861. He served until the end of the war. After the war and the death of his first wife, he distributed most of his land to his children. He then opened a general merchandise store in Lawrenceville. He was on his way to the store from his home early one morning. 28 January 1877, when he died of apoplexy. He is buried at Price Family Cemetery east of Lawrenceville, Henry County Alabama. Henry's Heritage, Vol II, Page 130, 1980
HOLLEY, Martha Jane Aug 28 1839 Sep 15 1883 Martha A. Jane Fondron was the daughter of Elizabeth Spurlin and William Thompson Fondron of Lawrenceville; She married July 6, 1862 as 2nd wife of John Green Holley and had 6 children.
HOLLEY, W. G. Jan 29 1874 Mar 14 1874 W. C. was born at Lawrenceville the son and 5th child of John Green Holley and 2nd wife Martha A. Jane Fondren.
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