When Horatio Emory Hollister was born on 3 December 1862, in Felicity, Franklin Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States, his father, Richard Hollister, was 37 and his mother, Susannah Hoover, was 31. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died in 1928, at the age of 66, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Chanute, Neosho, Kansas, United States.
English (Gloucestershire): nickname from a derivative of Old French holier ‘adulterer, lecher’. Compare Hollier .