William James Knibbs HOLLOWAY, son of Richard HOLLOWAY and Emily KNIBBS , was born 13 August 1881 in Hendon District, London, Middlesex, England. He married May Louise VICKERE 18 December 1910 in Kootenai County, Idaho, USA. He died 02 August 1944 in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA. May Louise VICKERE was born 16 June 1889 in La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, USA. She died 13 February 1970 in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA.

Other Marriages/Unions for William James Knibbs HOLLOWAY:
See William James Knibbs HOLLOWAY & Gerda Marie LANDEEN

Notes for William James Knibbs HOLLOWAY:

Also known as: William James Holloway

William was living at Woodland Row, Garndiffaith when he was baptised.

A sample of William's signature taken from his military registration card, 1918.

William married Gerda Marie Landeen in 1903, and they had a daughter named Eunice Helen Holloway who was born on 24 December, 1903 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

We see William in 1906, living at 27A, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with his first wife:
W J Holloway Head Mar 25 Wales
Gertrude M Holloway Wife Mar 22 Sweden
Eunice Holloway Daur 1 Alberta
E F Mckinley Boarder Male 19 Ontario
H E Camp Boarder Male 25 England
H J Clayton Boarder Male Ontario
George Dennis Boarder MaleOntario

In 1910, he was living at Spokane, Washington:
Tiny Brayton Heads 57 Wisconsin
George Boone 35 Minnesota
Blanch Boone 33 Wisconsin
William Holloway 30 England
Jessie Walker 23 New York

William married May Louise Vickere in 1910.

See William's Military Registration Card from 1918


We can see William at the 1920 census living at Spokane Washington with his parents-in-law and his wife.
Vickere Thomas S Head 75 Maine
Vickere Abbie H Wife 69 Maine
Holloway William J Son-in-law 38 England
Holloway May L Daughter 30 Wisconsin

See William's Military Registration Card from 1942


Name: William James Holloway
Death date: 02 Aug 1944
Death place: Spokane, Spokane, Washington
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document):
Age at death: 62 years 11 months 19 days
Estimated birth year: 1882
Birth date:
Birth place:
Marital status: Married
Spouse name: May Louise
Father name: Richard Holloway
Father birth place:
Mother name: Emily Knibbs
Mother birth place:
Street address:
Cemetery name:
Burial place:
Burial date:
Additional relatives:
Film number: 2032394
Digital GS number: 4225028
Image number: 190
Reference number: 1141
Collection: Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960

Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of William.

Sources for William James Knibbs HOLLOWAY:

  1. 1920 US Federal Census,
  2. Ancestry.com, England & Wales, Birth Index: 1837-1983 
  3. Military Registration Card, Military Registration Card gave DOB 
  4. LDS IGI Records,

Notes for May Louise VICKERE:

We see May with her parents in 1910, living at Coeur d'Alene, Kiitenai County, Idaho:
Thomas S Vickere Head Mar 66 Maine
Abbie H Vickere Wife Mar 59 Stenographer Wisconsin
May L Vickere Daur 20 Wisconsin

From the Spokane Daily Chronicle - Feb 16, 1970:
Funeral services for Mrs. May Louise Holloway, 89, will be at 1 Tuesday in Smith's, the Rev. John Eccles officiating. Interment will be at Greenwood.
She died at a hospital here Friday.
Born in La Crosse, Wisconsin, she moved to Spokane in 1912, working in the insurance department of the Federal Land Bank, the Boy Scout Council office and as a legal secretary.
She was the widow of William J. Holloway, a merchandise broker.
Mrs. Holloway, 1801 E Upriver Dr, was a member of Esther Reed Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the First Baptist Church, Alcyone Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, El Karnak Temple, and Daughters of the Nile.


Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of May.

Sources for May Louise VICKERE:

  1. Ancestry.com, Military Registrationm Card 
  2. LDS IGI Records, gave second Christian name 
  3. 1920 US Federal Census,
  4. US Social Security Death Index,
  5. LDS Idaho, Marriages, 1878-1898,