John Joshua Hollis

John Joshua Hollis

Male 1841 - 1936  (94 years)

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  • Name John Joshua Hollis 
    Born 29 Jan 1841 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Jan 1936 
    Age 94 years 
    Person ID I44882  Tree2020
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Ancestors John Adams Hollis
              b. 10 Jul 1809
              d. 25 May 1898  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ann Tuttle
              b. 12 Sep 1813
              d. 1 Apr 1880  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 13 Dec 1835 
    Family ID F16948  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Annette Howlett
              b. 26 Mar 1844
              d. 29 Jul 1919  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1866 
    Age at Marriage He was 25 years - She was 21 years and 10 months  
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Starr C. Hollis
              b. 18 Aug 1879
              d. 10 Sep 1934  (Age 55 years)  [natural]
    Married: 2x2. Deforest J. Hollis
              b. 23 Jan 1871, Orwell, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1 Oct 1937  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Leroy Frank Hollis
              b. 30 Apr 1871
              d. 13 Jul 1946  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F16910  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Calkins
              b. Abt 1845 
    Married Abt 1920 
    Age at Marriage He was 78 years and 11 months - She was 75 years  
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F16922  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Ancestors Alice Proctor Blodgett 
    Married 22 Apr 1920 
    Age at Marriage He was 79 years and 3 months - She was ??  
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F17038  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John and Annette came to Sandy Creek in 1875 buying 216 acres. They had 30 cows. John was well respected in his new home community and served as Justice of the Peace, Overseer of the Poor, Town Auditor and two terms as Town of Sandy Creek Supervisor from 1891-94 (John's Great-Granddaughter Margaret Hollis Kastler helds that seat from 2000-2007).
      Following the death of his wife Annette, John remarried a widow, Elizabeth Calkins Adsit, who had children by her own first marriage to Samuel Adsit: Daniel C. Adsit and Abigail Adsit Allen.