"Chandler Hollister, farmer and stock-raiser ; P. O., Avon ; son of Dr. Elisha Hollister, was born in Gill, Franklin Co., Mass., Aug. 14, 1804; received a common-school education in Mass., and moved to Catteraugus Co., N. Y., in 1833; thence to Trumbull Co., O., in 1836, and to this county in 1837. Mr. H. has served in many local offices. He was married in Oct., 1833, to Delana Stubbins, who is a native of N. Y. They had 7 children born to them, 5 of whom are living. Both Mr. and Mrs. H. are members of the M. E. Church. He kept hotel in Ellisville 4 years; went to his native State in 1878, visiting every State on the way."
↑ "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M85R-H63 : 12 April 2016), Barnett Hollister in household of Chandler Hollister, Lee, Fulton, Illinois, United States; citing family 41, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
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