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61. Thomas Thurston "Turk" HOLDERNESS77,138 was born on 10 September 1906.138 He died on 8 November 1988 at the age of 82 in Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina.149

Married Dorothy Byrd Hines and had 4 children.

A delayed birth certificate from North Carolina states he was born to G. A. & Harriet H. Holderness, 10 Sep 1906, Edgecombe County. Then he appears in the Death Index as having died in Greensboro, Guilford, on 8 Nov 1988. He was widowed.

23 Aug 1929. The Nieuw Amdersterdam sailed from Southampton, England on August 14th, and arrived in New York City, August 23rd. Sailing in Tourist Third Cabin, was Thomas Holderness, age 22, born 10 Sep 1906, Tarboro, NC. Home was Tarboro.

1930 Census. Greensboro, Guilford, NC, Hh 232
Charles W. Angle, 33, married at age 22, Contractor, Construction
Josephine, wife, 33, married at 22
T. G. Swentson, Servant, 28, Butler, Private home
Howard Holderness, Lodger, 28, Clerk, Life insurance
T. T. Holderness, Lodger, 23, Clerk, Life insurance
W. H. Holderness, Lodger, 25, Attorney, Law

1933 Greensboro City Directory
Holderness, Howard H. Treas Jefferson Standard Life Inc Co. residence, 700 Country Club dr
Holderness, T. Thurston. clk, Jefferson Standard Life Ins Co. r-700 Country Club dr
Holderness, Wm H. (Brooks, Parker & Holderness) r-700 Country Club dr

16 Oct 1940 World War II Draft Registration
Thomas Thurston Holderness lived at 700 Country Club Drive, Greensboro, Guilford Co NC. He was 34, born 10 Sep 1906 in Tarboro. His brother, Howard Holderness, would always know his address. He was employed by Lewis & Stevens Insurance, Jefferson Blvd, Greensboro.
Thurston was 5' 8" tall, 169 lbs. Blue eyes, black hair, bald.

1958 Greensboro City Directory.
Holderness, A. Lucinda, studt, r - 2000 Granville Rd
Holderness & Co Thos T. Holderness, pres-treas. Wm H. Holderness v-pres-sect. invs. 101 N. Elm
Holderness Howard (Adelaide F) Pres Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Co. 101 N. Elm
Holderness, Howard Jr studt r- 2000 Granville rd
Holderness, Jane H. studt r - 500 County Club dr
Holderness, Sandara A. studt r - 2000 Granville rd [Alexandria, I think]
Holderness, Thos T (Dorothy H) pres-treas Holderness & Co; v-pres-sect Howell Auto Finance Inc. home - 2013 St. Andrews rd
Holderness, Wm H (Brent W) lwyr 440 W. Market; v-pres-sect Holderness & Co. sec Starmount Co Inc and Friendly Center Inc home - 500 Country Club dr
Holderness, Wm H. Jr. USAF r - 500 Country Club dr

Thomas and Dorothy are buried Forest Lawn Cemetery, Greensboro, Guilford Co, NC

Thomas Thurston "Turk" HOLDERNESS and Dorothy Byrd HINES were married on 13 September 1947 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.95,140 Dorothy Byrd HINES was born on 8 December 1914 in Guilford County, North Carolina.154 She died on 26 December 1985 at the age of 71 in Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina.154

Texas Birth Index lists Dorothy's father as Charles A. Hines. She was born in Guilford Co, NC

Thomas Thurston "Turk" HOLDERNESS and Dorothy Byrd HINES had the following children:

118

i.

Dorothy Hines HOLDERNESS (private).95

119

ii.

Harriet Thurston HOLDERNESS (private).95

120

iii.

Susan Winstead HOLDERNESS (private).95