Chauncey Clyde Hollowell

12 February 1885–22 October 1966 (Age 81)
Henning, South Ross Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States

The Life of Chauncey Clyde

When Chauncey Clyde Hollowell was born on 12 February 1885, in Henning, South Ross Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, his father, William Andrew Douglas Hollowell, was 26 and his mother, Nancy Jane Putman, was 19. He married Emma Ruth Humbert on 2 June 1906, in Berrien, Michigan, United States. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Maywood, Proviso Township, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 October 1966, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mann's Chapel Cemetery, Rossville, Ross Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chauncey Clyde Hollowell
Olivena "Ollie" Anna Walters
Marriage: 17 April 1921
Chauncey C Hollowell
Chauncey Hallowell
Nancy Hallowell

Spouse and Children

17 April 1921
Cook, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · The Haymarket Riot

Age 1

Protesting to lower the mandated work day to eight hours, a labor rally, near Haymarket Square in Chicago, turned into a riot after an individual threw a bomb at police. As a result, eight people were killed and many more injured. The Haymarket Riot is viewed as a labor movement setback in America.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 22

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous places named with Old English hālig ‘holy’ + well(a) ‘well’, ‘spring’, such as Holwell in Dorset and Oxfordshire. (Reaney suggests it could also have been a topographic name with the same etymological origin.) However, the present-day concentration of the name in Northamptonshire would suggest that Holwell in Leicestershire, which has a different etymology, from Old English hol ‘hollow’ + wella, was most likely the primary source of this form of the surname. There is also a Holwell in Hertfordshire of the same derivation, as well as places called Halwill and Halwell in Devon, Holywell in Cambridgeshire, Cornwall, Clwyd, and Northumberland, and Halliwell near Manchester, all of which could have contributed to the surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Chauncey Hollowell in household of Almon Granger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Chauncy Hollowell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Chauncey Hallowell, "United States Census, 1930"

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