Elsie Irene Hollenbeck

25 October 1907–24 July 1995 (Age 87)
Rifle, Garfield, Colorado, United States

The Life of Elsie Irene

When Elsie Irene Hollenbeck was born on 25 October 1907, in Rifle, Garfield, Colorado, United States, her father, John Lemon Hollenbeck, was 47 and her mother, Lillian Priscilla Bennett, was 33. She married John "Jack" Jerome Martin on 22 April 1929, in Alameda, California, United States. She lived in Uintah, Utah, United States in 1920 and San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States in 1940. She died on 24 July 1995, in San Luis Obispo, California, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

John "Jack" Jerome Martin
Elsie Irene Hollenbeck
Marriage: 22 April 1929

Spouse and Children

22 April 1929
Alameda, California, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Charles Vernon Hollenbeck


    May E. Hollenbeck


    Florence Hollenbeck




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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1908 · Utah's First National Monument

Age 1

Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Elsie Martin in household of John Martin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elsie Hollenbeck in household of John L Hollenbeck, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elsie Hallenbeck in household of John Hallenbeck, "United States Census, 1910"

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