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372. William Henry HOLDERNESS63,169 was born on 1 July 1904 in Tarboro, Edgecombe County, North Carolina.171 He died on 20 July 1965 at the age of 61 in Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina.7

Graduated from UNC and Harvard Law School. Married to (1) Martha Jane Broadhurst and (2) Brent Blackmer Woodson. Four children - two by each marriage.

NC Death Certificates; Ancestry.com
Death Certificate #23260
Died: Cape Fear Hospital, Wilmington, New Hanover Co, NC
Residence: 500 Country Club Drive, Greensboro, Guilford Co, NC
Died 20 July 1965, age 61
Born: 11 Jul 1904, Tarboro, NC
Attorney
Father: George Holderness Mother: Harriet Howard
Wife: Mrs. W. H. Holderness
Information from Hospital Records
Cause of death was crushed chest due to boating accident and resulting pneumonia; obesity was another significant condition.
Buried 20 Jul 1965, Forest Lawn Cemetery, Greensboro.

William Henry HOLDERNESS and Martha Jane BROADHURST were married.169 Martha Jane BROADHURST was born (date unknown).

William Henry HOLDERNESS and Martha Jane BROADHURST had the following children:

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i.

Jane-Howard HOLDERNESS.

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ii.

William Henry HOLDERNESS Jr..

William Henry HOLDERNESS and Brent Blackmer WOODSON were married on 16 December 1951.169 Brent Blackmer WOODSON was born on 5 March 1926.172

Graduated from UNC Chapel Hill 1946,

William Henry HOLDERNESS and Brent Blackmer WOODSON had the following children:

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i.

Charles Woodson HOLDERNESS.

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ii.

Brent Blackmer HOLDERNESS (private).172,173

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iii.

Hayes Ragland HOLDERNESS.

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iv.

Thomas Pearson HOLDERNESS (private).172,174