Abraham Riley Hollenbeck

Male5 February 1856–11 January 1928

Brief Life History of Abraham Riley

When Abraham Riley Hollenbeck was born on 5 February 1856, in Lexington, Lexington Township, Scott, Indiana, United States, his father, James Parry Hollenbeck, was 29 and his mother, Parthenia Jane Horner, was 27. He married Amelia C Robinett on 16 January 1879, in Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Clark, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1920. He died on 11 January 1928, in West Palm Beach, Dade, Florida, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in New Washington, Washington Township, Clark, Indiana, United States.

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Abraham Riley Hollenbeck
Amelia C Robinett
Marriage: 16 January 1879
Josephine Hollenbeck
Nellie Hollenback
Harry Robinette Hollenbeck
James Eugene Hollenbeck
Arthur E Hollenback

Sources (15)

  • Abram R Hollenback, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Abram R Hollenbeck, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Abram Riley Hollenbeck, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"

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  • Marriage
    16 January 1879Clark, Indiana, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Florida has had 6 Constitutions since it became a state. The first Constitution was drafted in Saint Joseph, now known as Port St. Joe. Presently Florida is governed by the Constitution of 1968.


    Age 7

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 19

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    North German: habitational name from a place so named near Hamburg or from Hollenbek near Ratzeburg.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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