Harry Knowles Hollenbeck

13 April 1876–30 June 1937 (Age 61)
High Hill, Muskingum, Ohio, United States

The Life of Harry Knowles

When Harry Knowles Hollenbeck was born on 13 April 1876, in High Hill, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, his father, Leander B. Hollenbeck, was 32 and his mother, Matilda Ann West, was 28. He had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Olevia Mahaley Gregg. He lived in Detroit Ward 15, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Royal Oak, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 30 June 1937, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Buffalo, Guernsey, Ohio, United States.

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Harry Knowles Hollenbeck
Olevia Mahaley Gregg
Howard E. Hollenbeck
Kenneth Hollenbeck
Charles H. Hollenbeck
Lena Mae Hollenbeck
Melvin Leander Hollenbeck

Spouse and Children



    Howard E. Hollenbeck


    Charles H. Hollenbeck




    Lena Mae Hollenbeck



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Parents and Siblings

    Leander B. Hollenbeck


    Matilda Ann West




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Center of Stove Manufacturing

Age 5

During the late 19th century, cast-iron stove manufacturing became Detroit's top industry and later the city received the nickname, "Stove Capital of the World."
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from a place so named near Hamburg or from Hollenbek near Ratzeburg.

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

Sources (3)

  • Harry Hollenbeck, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harry K Hallenbeck, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry K Hollenbeck, "United States Census, 1910"

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