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86. Robert Thomas HOLDERNESS Jr.78,143 was born on 2 September 1896.142 He died in April 1983 at the age of 86 in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.142

World War I Draft Registration Card
Robert Thomas Holderness of Fordyce, AR, was age 21.
Born 2 Sep 1896 in Fordyce.
Father's birthplace: Chambersville, AR
He is a Student at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Mrs. E. S. Holderness of Fordyce is his nearest relative
Signed his name
Eyes: gray Hair: brown
29 May 1918.

In 1920, Robert T. was living in Pine Bluff with his Uncle Harry I. Holderness. He was a pharmacist.
By 1930, he had moved to Little Rock and had been married for three years to Camille. His occupation was given as "special agent, insurance".
Married Camille Williams. A son Lt. Robert T. Holderness III.

World War II Craft Registration
Robert Thomas Holderness
4415 I Street, Little Rock, Pulaski Co, AR
Telephone: 3-2769
45 years old, b. 2 Sep 1896 in Fordyce, AR
Mrs. R. T. Holderness of same address will always know his address.
Employer: John R. Hampton, Union Natl Bank, Little Rock
Signed: R. T. Holderness
The back of the card showed Robert to be 5' 7 1/2', 154 #'s. Eyes, hazel; hair; brown, ruddy complexion

His obituary appeared in the Pine Bluff Commercial newspaper on 8 Apr 1983.

Robert Thomas HOLDERNESS Jr. and Camille WILLIAMS were married in 1927.17,78 Camille WILLIAMS was born on 14 October 1899.142 She died in September 1987 at the age of 87 in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.142

Robert Thomas HOLDERNESS Jr. and Camille WILLIAMS had the following children:

149

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Robert T. HOLDERNESS was born on 28 December 1931.176

[Robert wrote me that he was the last living male descendant of Algernon Sidney Holderness and that this branch of the family would "daughter out" - although there are other descendants they are from the female lines and will no longer carry the Holderness surname.]