Elgin Hiram Hollister

28 October 1874–9 June 1913 (Age 38)
Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Elgin Hiram

When Elgin Hiram Hollister was born on 28 October 1874, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Isaac Hiram 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 Lisbon, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1905 and Ogdensburg, 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, South Dundas, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 June 1900Canton, St. Lawrence, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 1
    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.
    1883 · Mining Boom
    Age 9
    In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
    Age 12
    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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    Sources (14)

    • Elgin Holister in household of Hiram Holister, "Canada Census, 1881"
    • Hollister in entry for Harry Davis Smith and Alma E. Hollister, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
    • Elgin Hollister, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"

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