Abram O Hollister

11 December 1832–1 April 1909 (Age 76)
Westerlo, Westerlo, Albany, New York, United States

The Life of Abram O

When Abram O Hollister was born on 11 December 1832, in Westerlo, Westerlo, Albany, New York, United States, his father, Luther Hollister, was 25 and his mother, Jane Onderdonk, was 21. He married Celia J. Rawson about 1854, in Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Mower, Minnesota, United States in 1880 and Austin Township, Mower, Minnesota, United States in 1900. He died on 1 April 1909, in Austin, Mower, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Austin, Mower, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abram O Hollister
Celia J. Rawson
Marriage: about 1854
Alice May Hollister
Myra J Hollister

Spouse and Children


    Celia J. Rawson


about 1854
Minnesota, United States


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 14

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 26

Minnesota is the 32nd state.

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)

  • Abraham Holister, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Abram Holister in household of Luther Holister, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abram Hollister, "United States Census, 1870"

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