Adoniram Judson Hollister

28 June 1829–
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Adoniram Judson

When Adoniram Judson Hollister was born on 28 June 1829, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Hiram Strong Hollister, was 22 and his mother, Asceneth Ely, was 28. He married Julliette S. Rose on 25 February 1858, in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States in 1911. He died in United States.

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Adoniram Judson Hollister
Julliette S. Rose
Marriage: 25 February 1858
Edwin Judson Hollister

Spouse and Children

25 February 1858
Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States


    Edwin Judson Hollister


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 7

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.

Age 34

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a brothelkeeper; originally a feminine form of Hollier .

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

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Sources (3)

  • A Judson Hollister in entry for Mr Dwight H Hollister, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • A. Judson Hollister, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • A. Judson Hollister, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"

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