Henry Burroughs Holliday

Henry Burroughs Holliday was born 19 Mar 1819 in Laurens County, South Carolina, and died 22 Feb 1893 in Valdosta, Lowndes County, GA.. He was the first child of Robert Alexander Holliday and Rebecca Burroughs.  He married (1) ALICE JANE MCKEY 08 Jan 1849 in Georgia. She was born 21 Apr 1829 in South Carolina, and died 16 Sep 1866 in Bemiss, Lowndes County, GA.. He married (2) RACHEL MARTIN Abt. Dec 1867 in Lowndes County, GA.. She was born 05 Mar 1843 in Georgia.

Children of Henry Burroughs Holliday and Alice Jane McKey

JOHN HENRY HOLLIDAY b. 14 Aug 1851, Griffin, Spalding County, GA; d. 08 Nov 1887, Glenwood Springs, Garfield County, Colorado.


  • Also known as “Doc Holliday”
  • August 14, 1851 – November 8, 1887
  • Earned degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery
  • Remembered for association with Wyatt Earp and the gunfight at the OK Corral
  • Buried in Linwood Cemetery in Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Genealogical Sources

  • Fayette County Marriages 1827 – 1900, Bride Index.
  • Census: 1860, Spalding County, GA, Griffin P.O., HH 173, June 9th, 1860
  • Census: 1870, Lowndes County, GA, Valdosta, HH 105, June 8 1870

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