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Flora  HOLLOWAY

Flora HOLLOWAY

Female 1878 - 1934  (55 years)

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  • Name Flora HOLLOWAY 
    Born 07 Jul 1878  Raleigh, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Apr 1934  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Flora was a student at Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina when she met Wade Bostick, a student at Wake Forest.
    • • ARRIVAL: 1 MAR 1912 San Francisco, California aboard "Steam Ship China"
      • ARRIVAL: 3 AUG 1921 Vancouver, Washington aboard "Empress of Japan"
      • ARRIVAL: 3 SEP 1928 San Francisco, California aboard “SS Taiyo Maru”
      • Residence: 1930 Wake Forest, Wake, North Carolina
    Person ID I14899  Johnson & Hanson
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2009 

    Mother Delia M HOLLOWAY,   b. Abt 1850, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14704  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wade Dobbins BOSTICK,   b. 22 Jan 1874, Rutherford, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1944, China Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 23 Oct 1901  Raleigh, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Wade Huntsman BOSTICK,   b. 11 Aug 1907, Pochow, Anhwei Province, China Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1984, Bibb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Oreon H BOSTICK,   b. 23 Feb 1911, Pochow, Anhwei Province, China Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2009 
    Family ID F5232  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    S S China
    S S China
    The Steam Ship China was built for the Pacific Mail Steamship Company for their San Francisco, Yokahama, and Hong Kong service.

    Launched in 1889, it was the smaller vessel in the fleet being 320 feet long and 40 feet in the Beam with three decks, four holds and four masts. It was capable of 17 knots and was powered by a 953 n.h.p. steam engine and single screw.

    Originally designed to accommodate 139 first class passengers, 33 second, and 519 third class, she had a major refit in 1903 and emerged with accommodation for 139 first class passengers, 41 second, and 347 third class.
    Empress of Japan
    Empress of Japan
    Built by Naval Construction and Armaments Co., Ltd., Barrow, England. Tonnage: 5,940. Dimensions: 455' x 51'. Twin-screw, 18 knots. Triple expansion engines. Three masts and two funnels. Steel hull.
    Launched December 13, 1890. Attained a speed of 18.91 knots on her trials. Held the trans-Pacific speed record for a number of years, until bettered by the Empress of Russia. In service Vancouver-Hong Kong, 1891-1914, 1915-1922. Served as auxiliary cruiser during the 1914-1915 period Scrapped in 1926. Sister ships: Empress of China and Empress of India.
    SS Taiyo Maru
    SS Taiyo Maru


  

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