Joseph Hollowell

12 October 1755–17 August 1820 (Age 64)
Rich Square, Northampton, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Hollowell was born on 12 October 1755, in Rich Square, Northampton, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Joseph Hollowell, was 40 and his mother, Leah Spivey Hill, was 41. He married Martha Butterworth on 11 September 1780, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 10 daughters. He died on 17 August 1820, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Hollowell
1755–1820
Martha Butterworth
1759–
Marriage: 11 September 1780
Agatha Hollowell
1782–1852
Joseph Hollowell
1786–
Thomas Hollowell
about 1788–1822
Stephen Hollowell
1790–1820
Betsy Hollowell
1796–1819
Gulia Anna Maria Hollowell
1800–
Sarah Hollowell
1804–
Leah Hollowell
1806–1824
Martha Hollowell
1794–1850
Caleb Hollowell
1794–1836
Mary Hollowell
1797–
Celia Hollowell
1800–1860
Charlotte Hollowell
1802–1857
Thomas Hollowell
1804–
Joseph Hollowell
1806–
Phebe
1806–
Stephen Hollowell
1808–
William Hollowell
1810–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 September 1780Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (18)

    +13 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (3)

    1767 · Tryon Palace
    Age 12
    Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.
    1774 · Edenton Tea Party
    Age 19
    On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.
    1775
    Age 20
    Many people believe that North Carolina was the first state to declare independence from England with the Mecklenburg Declaration of 1775.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 1881;2007: 3966; 2010: 5053)English (Northamptonshire): habitational name from Hollowell in Northamptonshire, from Middle English hali, holi ‘holy’ + wel(le) ‘well’ (Old English hālig ‘holy’ + well(a) ‘well, spring’). Compare Halliwell .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Halliwell
    Hallowell

    Sources (4)

    • John Halliwell in entry for Betty Halliwell, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
    • Joseph Hollowell in entry for Agatha Outland, "Indiana, Church Records, 1743-1966"
    • Joseph Hollowell in entry for Aggatha Outland, "Indiana, Church Records, 1743-1966"

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