Hollister Genealogy

My line - Samuel Emmons Hollister (b. 25 April, 1817) > George Emmons Hollister > Arthur Ai Hollister > John Edmond Hollister > Claudia Ann Hollister

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Family Photos


John and Grayce Hollister
Very nice photo of John E. Hollister and wife Grayce M. Hollister

Grayce Mary Hollister
Also see another picture in newspaper engagement article at bottom of page.

Group Photo I
Claudia Ann Jenkins, John Arthur Hollister, Mary Louise Heacock, John Edmond Hollister,
and Grayce Mary Hollister. Early 1980's.

Group Photo II
Claudia Ann Jenkins, John Arthur Hollister, Mary Louise Heacock, John Edmond Hollister,
Grayce Mary Hollister, and Jennifer Marie Heacock. Early 1980's.

Group Photo III
Claudia Ann Jenkins, John Arthur Hollister, Mary Louise Heacock, John Edmond Hollister,
Grayce Mary Hollister - holding Lizzie. Early 1980's.

Group Photo IV
Phyllis Floy, Grayce Hollister, John Hollister, Mary Heacock, and John Hollister. Christmas, 1975.

Mary Hollister, Claudia Hollister, and John Hollister
First day of school in September, 1960. Mary off to St. Bedes and Claudia off to high school!


Arthur AI Hollister I - Baby

Arthur AI Hollister II

Arthur AI Hollister III

Arthur and Ottie Hollister

Arthur Hollister and One of His Children

Arthur Hollister, Dorothy Andree, Ray Piltz, and George Hollister

John Hollister, Dorothy Andree, and Ray Piltz


Samuel Emmons Hollister - UNCONFIRMED

George Emmons Hollister I

George Emmons Hollister II
Could possibly be brother John - not confirmed.

John Jacob Hollister I

John Jacob Hollister II

Margaret Ann Hollister I

Margaret Ann Hollister II

Mary Ann Hollister [Demarest] I

Mary Ann Hollister [Demarest] I alt

Mary Ann Hollister II

Mary Ann Hollister III

Ottilia Mary Hollister [Ziliak]

Jenny Piltz, Louise Stimson, and Ottie Hollister

George and Jeanne Hollister


Borle, Bond, Mitchell and Gourlie
From L to R:
Mary Borle; Rebecca Bond; Margaret Mitchell; Ethel Gourlie

Dunbar and Mitchell
From L to R:
Margaret Dunbar; Royal Mitchell; Linwood Mitchell

Gourlie/Dunbar Wedding 25 Apr 1889
Norman Gourlie and Elizabeth Dunbar

George E Hollister (Adult)

George Hollister and wife Lanie Jane

George E Hollister (Child)

John Jacob Hollister (Adult)

Margaret Ann Dunbar (Youth)

Margaret Ann Dunbar(Adult)

Margaret Ann Dunbar [Hollister] and Children
From L to R:
Rebecca Dunbar; William Dunbar; Margaret Dunbar; Ethel Dunbar; Mary Dunbar; John Dunbar; George Dunbar.

Group Photo
From L to R starting in back:
Clement A. Stimson, George Hollister, Ray Piltz, John E. Hollister, Emil Gilburg,
Possible Dune Dune Stimson, John Piltz, Bobby Piltz, Bob Stimson.

Group Photo 2
From L to R back first:
Jessie Stimson, Grayce M. Hollister, Joan Stimson, Silvia Stimson, Patty Piltz,
Donna Piltz, Dorothy Andree, Jenny Piltz.


Group Photo 3
Back Row, L to R: Mary Louise Ziliak; Frank Ziliak; Harry Piltz; Art Hollister; Ottie Hollister
Middle Row, L to R: Bunny Piltz; Agnes Moore; Mary Louise Stimson; Eugenia Piltz;
(baby) Raymond Piltz; Clement Stimson; Milton Piltz.
Front Row, L to R: Sylvia Stimson and Dorothy Hollister


Civil War Elistment Papers

New York Town Clerk's Register

Samuel Hollister's Enlistment Record

Samuel Hollister's Declaration of Recruit (Backside of Previous Record)

Samuel Hollister
Note that listed as sick same date as son John!

John J. Hollister (Image 1 of 2)
Note that listed as sick same date as father Samuel!
Also, birth location incorrectly listed. He was born in Indiana.

John J. Hollister (Image 2 of 2)
Note that listed as sick same date as father Samuel!
Also, birth location incorrectly listed. He was born in Indiana.


Civil War Casualty Papers

Samuel Hollister - Casualty Sheet Cover

Samuel Hollister - Casualty Sheet Main


Civil War CMSR (Compiled Military Service Records) of Samuel Emmons Hollister - Not In Order

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4

5-7

8

9-11

12

13-15

16

17-19

20


Records of the Adjutant General's Office, Book Records of Volunteer Union Organizations,
1st NY Mounted Rifles Descriptive Book Companis I-M Volume 4 of 12

Register of Men Discharged - 12 June, 1865

Descriptive Roll of Company M (1 of 4)

Descriptive Roll of Company M (2 of 4)

Descriptive Roll of Company M (3 of 4)

Descriptive Roll of Company M (4 of 4)

Size Roll of Company


Records of the Adjutant General's Office, Book Records of Volunter Union Organizations,
1st NY Mounted Rifles, Morning Reports, Companies I to M, vol 11 of 12

Detailed as Orderly to Dr. Baker - 12 April, 1863

Had Been Detailed at Camp Portsmouth - 11 September, 1863
Teamster Duty - 17 September, 1863

Teamster Duty to Q.M. Discharged From Hospital - 3 December, 1863

Absent Sick Reported For Duty - 28 August, 1864

Left Camp to be Mustered Out - 11 June, 1865

Discharged by General Order - 20 June, 1865


Civil War Pension Index Images

Samuel Emmons Hollister's Civil War Pension Index
Company M, 1st New York Mounted Rifles. Widow - Mary Hollister.
Issued in California on 29 July, 1892.

John Jacob Hollister's Civil War Pension Index
Company K, 1st New York Mounted Rifles. Issued in California on 22 November, 1890.
Attorney listed as Longshaw and Ballard



Civil War Pension Images

Samuel Emmons Hollister

Mary Ann Hollister - Declaration For Widows Pension
Pension For husband Samuel E. Hollister. Filed in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California

Mary Ann Hollister, Document II of VIII

Mary Ann Hollister, Document III of VIII

Mary Ann Hollister, Document IV of VIII

Mary Ann Hollister, Document V of VIII

Mary Ann Hollister, Document VI of VIII

Mary Ann Hollister, Document VII of VIII

Mary Ann Hollister, Document VIII of VIII

John Jacob Hollister

John Jacob Hollister - Invalid Pension Increase Request

John Jacob Hollister - Medical Affidavit
July 11, 1904 - mentions sister Margaret A. Mitchell and her husband


John E Hollister Military Records

Military File Request

Final Pay Voucher

Wolf Pack WWII


Census & Register Images

1850 Federal Census
1850 Census Image of Hollister family in Johnson, La Grange County, Indiana.
Includes Samuel E. Hollister, Mary A. Hollister [Demarest], John Jacob Hollister,
Margaret A. Hollister, and George Hollister.

1850 Federal Census - Zoom
Same as previous image, but zoomed into Hollister family info.

1852 California State Census

1852 California State Census (Alternate Information)

1860 Federal Census I
1860 Federal Census, New York, New York. Ward 15, District 3, dated 9 June, 1860.
Includes Samuel Hollister, James C. Adams (AKA Grizzly Adams - see text links at bottom of page) and James Cooper.
See next link for rest of family for 1860.

1860 Federal Census II
1860 Federal Census, Bedford, Calhoun County, Michigan. Dated 16 June, 1860. Includes: Mary Hollister,
John Hollister, Margaret Hollister, George Hollister, Jacob Demarest, Margaret Demarest, and Hammond Demarest.

1861 NY Town Clerk Register of Civil War Members

1870 Federal Census
1870 Census Image of Hollister family in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.
Includes Samuel Hollister and Mary A. Hollister.

1871 California Great Register - Samuel Hollister

1873 California Great Register - Samuel Hollister

1875 California Great Register - Samuel Hollister

1880 Federal Census I
Willow Creek, Humboldt County, California, June, 1880. Lists only John J. Hollister. Part II (image below) is others in household with John.

1880 Federal Census II
Willow Creek, Humboldt County, California, June, 1880. Lists: Joseph Voshay, Robert Davis, and John Harvey.

1880 Federal Census III
Includes George Hollister, Lanie Hollister, and Elsie Hollister, Martin Hollister, and Annie Hollister.

1880 Federal Census IV
Includes only Mary Ann Hollister on this page. This is in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California.

1880 Federal Census V
Includes only John Dunbar and George Dunbar on this page. This is in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California.


1900 Federal Census I
Includes: Mary A. Hollister, George E. Hollister, Lanie Hollister, Martin A. Hollister, Elsie Hollister,
Annie Hollister, Mamie Hollister, and Arthur Hollister. Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California. Dated 6 June, 1900.

1900 Federal Census II
Includes only John J. Hollister. Township 2, Lake County, California, dated 20-22 June, 1900.

1910 Federal Census I
Includes George Hollister, Lanie Hollister, and Lorena Hollister.

1910 Federal Census II
Includes: Arthur AI Hollister and Ottie M. Hollister. Squaw Valley, Siskiyou County, California. Dated 15 April, 1910.

1920 Federal Census I
Chino City (Lincoln Street), San Bernardino County, California. Dated 6 January, 1920.
Includes George E. Hollister and Lanie Hollister.

1920 Federal Census II
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California. Dated 8 January, 1920.
Includes two families: Hollister and Piltz. Hollisters: Arthur Hollister, Ottie Hollister, Dorothy Hollister,
and George Hollister. Piltz: Harry C. Piltz, Jennie Piltz, Mildred Piltz, and Raymond Piltz.

1920 Federal Census III
Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, dated 15/16 January, 1920.
Includes Martin Hollister and a boarder Eugene Sylvester (not sure of last name).

1930 Federal Census I
Hemet, Riverside County, California, ED33-15 (District 15), dated 21 April, 1930.
Includes George E. Hollister and Lanie J. Hollister.

1930 Federal Census II
Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, dated 3 April, 1930.
Includes Arthur Ai Hollister, Ottie M. Hollister, Dorothy L. Hollister, George F. Hollister,
John Hollister, and Louise M. Ziliak.

1930 Federal Census III
Laguna Beach (Park Avenue), Orange County, California, dated 5 April, 1930.
Includes Phyllis A. Floy and Grayce M. Floy.

1930 Federal Census IV
Fresno, California, dated 4 April, 1930.
Includes Martin Hollister and Helen Hollister.

1871 California Great Register - Samuel Hollister

1940 Federal Census I

1940 Federal Census II


California Voter Registration Lists

1914 CA Voter Registration

1916 CA Voter Registration I

1916 CA Voter Registration II

1918 CA Voter Registration

1920 CA Voter Registration

1922 CA Voter Registration

1924 CA Voter Registration

1928 CA Voter Registration


1930 CA Voter Registration

1934 CA Voter Registration

1936 CA Voter Registration

1938 CA Voter Registration

1940 CA Voter Registration

1944 CA Voter Registration

1946 CA Voter Registration


1948 CA Voter Registration I

1948 CA Voter Registration II

1950 CA Voter Registration I

1950 CA Voter Registration II

1952 CA Voter Registration

1954 CA Voter Registration


Court Documents

Samuel E. Hollister v. Ninth Avenue Railroad Company, New York, 1866-1867

Court Summons (16 June, 1866)

Court Summons Served (21 June, 1866)

Complaint Request by Defendant (27 June, 1866)

Complaint I of IV (3 July, 1866)

Complaint II of IV (3 July, 1866)

Complaint III of IV (3 July, 1866)

Complaint IV of IV (3 July, 1866)

Answer to Complaint I of III (21 August, 1866)

Answer to Complaint II of III (21 August, 1866)

Answer to Complaint III of III (21 August, 1866)

Verdict (12 March, 1867)

Plaintiff's Costs I of III (21 March, 1867)

Plaintiff's Costs II of III (21 March, 1867)

Plaintiff's Costs III of III (21 March, 1867)

Judgement I of III (21 March, 1867)

Judgement II of III (21 March, 1867)

Judgement III of III (21 March, 1867)

Mention of Court Case Status in New York Times (7 May, 1867)


Marriages

George E. Hollister Marriage Register

Art Hollister and Ottie Ziliak Marriage 1909

Bernice Hollister and George Gibbs Marriage Article


Death Indexes

George Emmons Hollister and Lanie Jane Hollister

Mary Ann Hollister

Death Certificates

Samuel E. Hollister - not available

Mary Ann Hollister

George E. Hollister

Lanie Jane Hollister

Arthur Ai Hollister

Ottilia Mary Hollister

Grayce M. Hollister

John Edmond Hollister I of II

John Edmond Hollister II of II


Funeral Card

Arthur AI Hollister Funeral Card


Cemetery Photos

Samuel E. Hollister

Samuel Emmons Hollister - Complete
Rural Cemetery, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California

Top of Stone

Bottom of Stone

Scene Shot


Mary Ann Hollister AKA Mary Ann Demarest

Mary A. Hollister [Demarest]
Plot area photo - no marker


George E. Hollister and wife Lanie Jane Hollister are buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California.
However, there are no markers.


Arthur Ai Hollister and wife Ottie Mary Hollister

Arthur A. Hollister
St. Mary's Cemetery, Red Bluff, Tehama County, California

Ottie M. Hollister

Arthur and Ottie Together

Area Shot I

Area Shot II

Hollister Surname Slab


John Edmond Hollister & wife Grayce Mary Hollister

John E. Hollister and Grayce M. Hollister I
San Fernando Mission Cemetery, Los Angeles County, California

John E. Hollister and Grayce M. Hollister II
San Fernando Mission Cemetery, Los Angeles County, California

Scene Shot


Obituaries

George Emmons Hollister

Lanie Jane Hollister AKA Lanie Jane Martin

Martin Alva Hollister


City Directories and Atlases

Samuel E. Hollister, City Directory of San Franscisco, California (1869)

Samuel E. Hollister in Atlas of Sonoma County, California (1877)

Mary Hollister Holdings in Atlas of Sonoma County, California (1898)

Art Hollister, City Directory of Los Angeles, California (1913)

Art Hollister, City Directory of Los Angeles, California (1916)


Land Records

Samuel Emmons Hollister Land Record Mention I
Kalamazoo County, Michigan. November, 1835. 40 Acres.

Samuel Emmons Hollister Land Index
Bronson, Kalamazoo County, Michigan. 1 May, 1839. 40 Acres.

Samuel Emmons Hollister Land Entry I (from NARA)

Samuel Emmons Hollister Land Entry II (from NARA)

Samuel Emmons Hollister Land Entry III (from NARA)

Samuel Emmons Hollister Land Entry IV (from NARA)


George E Hollister Homestead I (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead II (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead III (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead IV (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead V (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead VI (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead VII (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead VIII (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead IX (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead X (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XI (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XII (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XIII (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XIV (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XV (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XVI (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XVII (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XVIII (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XIX (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XX (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XXI (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XXII (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XXIII (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XXIV (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XXV (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XXVI (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XXVII (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XXVIII (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XXIX (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XXX (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XXXI (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XXXII (from NARA)

George E Hollister Homestead XXXIII (from NARA)


Other Images

Samuel Emmons Hollister & The Bear

John E. Hollister's Bombardment Group Memorial (WWII)
Courtesy of John A. Hollister

Arthur Hollister - WWI Draft Registration Card

Arthur Hollister's Residence At Time Of Death (Arial Image)
601 East Harvard Street, Glendale, California

Arthur Hollister's Place Of Death (Arial Image)
Perkins Lodge Of The Foothills at 10526 Sherman Grove Avenue, Sunland, Los Angeles County, California

George Hollister's Residence at least between 1914-1918 in National City, San Diego County, California
Paradise Valley Sanitarium (Seventh Day Adventist Church)

1875 - Incorporation of The Wesley Chapel Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
George E. Hollister and Peter P. Martin included.

Bernice Hollister Inquiry - CA State Library.

Martin Hollister Inquiry - CA State Library.


Adoption Record for Grace Mary Margaret Hollister nee McCall

Page 1

Page 2

Page 3

Page 4

Page 5

Page 6

Page 7

Page 8

Page 9

Page 10


George E. Hollister and The Seventh Day Adventist Church Records

1889 Yearbook

1889 Yearbook Conference Mention

1889 Advent Review & Sabbath Herald

1890 Yearbook

1890 Yearbook Conference Mention

1891 Yearbook

1891 Yearbook Conference Mention

1892 San Francisco Newspaper Article

1893 Yearbook

1893 Yearbook Conference Mention

1894 Yearbook

1894 Yearbook Conference Mention

1899 - Traveling Through Helena on 13 September - From Ontario, Canada to home in Santa Rosa.

1912 Have Ye Received the Holy Ghost?

1915 What Kind of Wine Was It?

1916 JOY - An Acrostic


Various Texts

Samuel Hollister - Hired For Capture of Samson the Grizzly Bear - New Hampshire Patriot - 1860

SE Hollister and Grizzly Adams, Page 1
Mention of Samuel Emmons Hollister in Richard Dillon's book "The Legend of Grizzly Adams"

SE Hollister and Grizzly Adams, Page 2
Mention of Samuel Emmons Hollister in Richard Dillon's book "The Legend of Grizzly Adams"

SE Hollister and Grizzly Adams, Page 3
Mention of Samuel Emmons Hollister in Richard Dillon's book "The Legend of Grizzly Adams"

SE Hollister and Grizzly Adams, Page 4
Mention of Samuel Emmons Hollister in Richard Dillon's book "The Legend of Grizzly Adams"

Grizzly Adams Excerpt I
Excerpt from book about Grizzly Adams (AKA James C. Adams AKA John C. Adams).
Includes mention of a man from California - Samuel E. Hollister - see 1860 census above.

Grizzly Adams Excerpt II
Second excerpt (similar subject) from book about Grizzly Adams (AKA James C. Adams AKA John C. Adams).
Includes mention of a man from California - Samuel E. Hollister - see 1860 census above.


George Hollister and Wife Passengers Near Carlin - 19 May, 1879, Sacramento Daily Union

George E. Hollister and Wife Arrival at Hotel - 12 March, 1888, Daily Alta California

Hollister & Demarest Family
From Demarest Book - shows Hollister connection.

Lanie Hollister Attacked - 1898 - San Francisco Call

Grayce Mary Floy and John Edmond Hollister Engagement Announcement
Newspaper Clipping with photo of Grayce and mention of parents.

Martin Alva Hollister Articles, I of II
Seventh Day Adventist Articles

Martin Alva Hollister Articles, II of II
Seventh Day Adventist Articles





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