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 Cook about 1794, in Wayne, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 17 August 1820, at the age of 64.
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 .
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