Robert Hollowell


Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Hollowell was born in 1819, in Orange, Indiana, United States, his father, Smithson Hollowell, was 24 and his mother, Rachael Chenoweth, was 18. He married Sarah MCINTOSH on 13 September 1849, in Crawford, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Whiskey Run Township, Crawford, Indiana, United States for about 10 years.

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Robert Hollowell
Marriage: 13 September 1849
Daniel McIntosh Hollowell
Robert E. Hollowell
Harvey S Hollowell
Oscar Eugene Hollowell

Sources (8)

  • Robert Hollowell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Robert Hollowell, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Robert Hollowell in entry for Henry S Hollowell and Elizabeth Jordan, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 September 1849Crawford, Indiana, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (15)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 0

    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. 

    1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

    Age 6

    The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.

    1851 · Constitution of 1851

    Age 32

    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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