Abram Riley Hollenbeck

5 February 1856–11 January 1928 (Age 71)
Lexington, Scott, Indiana, United States

The Life of Abram Riley

When Abram Riley Hollenbeck was born on 5 February 1856, in Lexington, Scott, Indiana, United States, his father, James Parry Hollenbeck, was 30 and his mother, Parthenia Jane Horner, was 26. 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, Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in New Washington, Clark, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

16 January 1879
Clark, Indiana, United States


    Josephine Hollenbeck



    Harry Hollenbeck



    Arthur E Hollenback


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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.

Sources (3)

  • Abram R Hollenback, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Abram Hollenbeck, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Abram Hollenbeck, "United States Census, 1920"

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