Elgin Hiram Hollister

Brief Life History of Elgin Hiram

When Elgin Hiram Hollister was born on 28 October 1874, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Hiram Isaac Hollister, was 32 and his mother, Caroline Casselman, was 40. He married Alma Elizabeth Casselman on 4 June 1900, in Canton, St. Lawrence, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1910 and Canton, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1910. He died on 9 June 1913, in Mechanicville, Saratoga, New York, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Williamsburg Union Cemetery, Williamsburgh, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada.

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Elgin Hiram Hollister
Alma Elizabeth Casselman
Marriage: 4 June 1900
Eva May Hollister
Ida Ellen Hollister

Sources (15)

  • Elgin Hollister, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elgin Hollister, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"
  • Hollister in entry for Harry Davis Smith and Alma E. Hollister, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): nickname from a derivative of Old French holier ‘adulterer, lecher’. Compare Hollier .

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

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