PIONEER HOLLISTER FAMILY




1.  CHARLES HOLLISTER, son of JOHN HOLLISTER was born 4 July 1785 in 
Connecticut, and came to Jefferson County from Herkimer County 
about 1808.  He was joined in Ellisburg by his father, John, and mother, 
Mitchell Fox. 

Charles served in the militia in the War of 1812, participated in
The Battle of Sandy Creek, reputed to have ridden his horse to
The neighboring villages to alert the populace to the impending
Action at Sandy Creek, and participated in the famous "hauling
Of the cable" from Sandy Creek to Sacket's Harbor.  During his
Lifetime he rose to the rank of Lt. Colonel in the New York State
Militia and was known as "Colonel" Charles Hollister.
  
Charles Hollister owned property on the north and south sides of the road 
leading from Ellis village to McKee's Landing on Sandy Creek.  
The Hollister house stood on the south side of the
road, about 1/2 mile from McKee's Landing.

He died 27 June 1855 in Ellisburgh, Jefferson County.  Along with his parents, 
both wives and several children, Colonel Charles Hollister is buried in 
Ellisburg Cemetery.

He married (1) 11 March 1808 in Frankfort, Herkimer Co., New York

SURVIGH GOODRICH, daughter of SAMUEL and MARY (JOHNSON) GOODRICH, who
followed the Hollisters to northern New York and settled in Sandy
Creek, Oswego Co.  She was born 12 December 1788, probably in Connecticut, 
and died 21 February 1838.   

Children, HOLLISTER: 

     2    i      ROLAND C. HOLLISTER married FANNY COLEMAN.

     3    ii     MARY ANN HOLLISTER married DANIEL LANE.

     4    iii    ELECTA HOLLISTER 

     5    iv     JOHN HOLLISTER

     6    v      ADELINE HOLLISTER married NELSON RAMSDELL

     7    vi     JOHN HOLLISTER married MARTHA DARLING

     8    vii    MIRANDA SURVIGH HOLLISTER 

     9    viii   LOUISA AMELIA HOLLISTER married CHARLES HAMILTON 

     10   ix     ELIZABETH ELEANOR HOLLISTER married MILES BENNETT

     11   x      TRUMAN FOX HOLLISTER 


He married (2) in 1838

PLUMA LEWIS EDDY, who was born 1802 and died 1880. 

Children, HOLLISTER: 

     12   xi     FLORA ANN(7) HOLLISTER married (1) (___) NOBLE; 
                                             m. (2) (___) SALISBURY; 
                                             m. (3) (___) WILCOX; 
                                             m. (4) (___) BOOMER

     13   xii    MARY SYLVESTER HOLLISTER married JOHN A. DUNAP

     14   xiii   JOSEPH LEWIS HOLLISTER married IDA FULLER



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