Samuel Hollis

Male 1739 - Abt 1812  (72 years)


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  • Name Samuel Hollis 
    Born 5 Jun 1739  Kingston, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1812 
    Age 72 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    John Hollis,   b. 1640, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Great Grandfather) 
    Deborah Tower  (Mother) 
    Person ID I40696  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Samuel Hollis,   b. 12 Jan 1711 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Deborah Tower 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 7 Dec 1735 
    Family ID F15189  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Abigail Drew,   b. Abt 1740 
    Married 25 Oct 1768 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Joshua Hollis,   b. 1773,   d. 1850  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
    Betsey Adams  m. 1799
     2. Ruth Hollis,   b. Abt 1775  [natural]
     3. Esther Hollis,   b. 7 Apr 1776  [natural]
     4. Child Hollis,   b. Abt 1778  [natural]
    Married: 1x5. Samuel Hollis,   b. 28 Jun 1772  [natural]
    Hannah Frye  m. 12 Dec 1796
     6. Bethsheba Hollis,   b. 10 Aug 1774  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F15185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Samuel Hollis was from Kingston, but also lived in Plymouth and Hanover Massachusetts. He was a private in Captain Peleg Wadsworth's Company in the American Revolution. He also served in Colonel Theophilus Cotton's 16th Regiment. On an October 7, 1775 list his name appears. He received an order for a "Bounty Coat" or equivalent in money on November 6, 1775. He was mustered in June 3, 1779 for the remainder of the War. At that time he was listed as age 40., 5 ft. 5" tall, sandy complexion.
      He received pay accounts for service from May 16, 1779 to December 31, 1779 as a private in the 5th company of John Bailey's 2nd Regiment. Also, he was later in Captain Seth Drew's Company. He shows up in the pay accounts for services from January 1, 1780 to December 31, 1780 credited to the town of Kingston, Massachusetts. He was on the list of men entitled to receive $20 or 200 acres of land by a decision made March 5, 1801 for the 4th Massachusetts Regiment. He died in 1812 of Dropsy. (From the Hollis Genealogy)
      Samuel Hollis was from Kingston, but also lived in Plymouth and Hanover Massachusetts. He was a private in Captain Peleg Wadsworth's Company in the American Revolution. He also served in Colonel Theophilus Cotton's 16th Regiment. On an October 7, 1775 list his name appears. He received an order for a "Bounty Coat" or equivalent in money on November 6, 1775. He was mustered in June 3, 1779 for the remainder of the War. At that time he was listed as age 40., 5 ft. 5" tall, sandy complexion.
      He received pay accounts for service from May 16, 1779 to December 31, 1779 as a private in the 5th company of John Bailey's 2nd Regiment. Also, he was later in Captain Seth Drew's Company. He shows up in the pay accounts for services from January 1, 1780 to December 31, 1780 credited to the town of Kingston, Massachusetts. He was on the list of men entitled to receive $20 or 200 acres of land by a decision made March 5, 1801 for the 4th Massachusetts Regiment. He died in 1812 of Dropsy. (From the Hollis Genealogy)