Sinah Hollis

after 1800–23 December 1853 (Age 53)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Sinah

When Sinah Hollis was born after 1800, in South Carolina, United States, her father, James B. Hollis II, was 42 and her mother, Sarah Choate, was 29. She married Joseph Gist on 22 May 1818, in Lawrence, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 23 December 1853, in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Green Hill, Drew, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Gist
1782–1846
Sinah Hollis
1800–1853
Marriage: 22 May 1818
James C. Gist
1821–1864
Levi Gist
1821–1864
Thomas Gist
1827–1850
Thomas Gist
1823–1849
Silas Gist
1827–1849
Joseph Gist
1827–1870
John W. Gist
1829–1859
Sarah or Sally Van Gist
1832–1889
Washington Gist
1833–1859
Andrew Jackson Gist
1838–1859
David C. Gist
1838–1864
Sinia Gist
1839–1880
Jemima Jane "Mima" Gist
1840–1913
Margaret Gist
1840–
Lafayette or Marcus Gist
1842–1874

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 May 1818
Lawrence, Tennessee, United States
children

(15)

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 3

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English (mainly central): topographic name for someone who lived where holly trees grew, from Middle English holi(n)s, plural of holin, holi(e) (Old English hole(g)n).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sina Gest, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sinah (Unknown) Hollis, "Tennessee, State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sinah Hollis - Government record: Census record

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