Saturday, January 28, 2012
Nellie Holland, daughter of Elijah Jeffers Holland and Cornelia Jane Dove, was born October 4, 1898 in Hart County, Georgia. By 1910, her family had moved to Whitfield County, Georgia. Nellie did housework for a living and played the organ at Deep Springs Baptist Church in Dalton. She contracted tuberculosis at the age of 20. She died at home in Deep Springs two years later. Nellie was buried in the church cemetery where her father was buried.