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Sherman B (Norton) Holliston

Male 1848 - 1916  (67 years)


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  • Name Sherman B (Norton) Holliston 
    Born 5 July 1848  NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 29 September 1859  First Presbyterian Church, Heuvelton, St Lawrence, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 January 1916  Yellow Medicine, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Granite Falls City Cemetery, Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine Co., MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstone for Sherman N Holliston
(courtesy Lloyd Asmore)
    Headstone for Sherman N Holliston (courtesy Lloyd Asmore)
    SHERMAN N.
    HOLLISTON
    JULY 5, 1845
    JAN. 10, 1916

    Main Holliston Headstone
    Main Holliston Headstone
    This is the main headstone standing 'over' the 3 smaller tablets for Sherman, Isabelle & son William
    Notes 
    • DOB 5 Jul 1848 and "half-brother" from "Reminiscences of the past Fifty Years" by William T Holliston Feb 1914
      Alternative DOB is 5 Jul 1845 based on info from headstone in Granite Falls

      probably not the son of Mary McGunn as she is not present in 1850 census and he is listed after the younger children in the 1860 census

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      SHERMAN B. HOLLISTON
      Male
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      Event(s):
      Birth:
      Christening: 29 SEP 1859 First Presbyterian Church, Heuvelton, St Lawrence, New York
      Death:
      Burial:
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      Parents:
      Father: WILLIAM HOLLISTON Family
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      Messages:
      Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged chronologically by the birth or christening date.
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      Source Information:
      Batch No.: Dates: Source Call No.: Type: Printout Call No.: Type:
      C538561 1859 - 1885 1310911 Film NONE
      Sheet:
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      1850 USA census - Oswegatchie, Saint Lawrence, NY:
      William Holiston abt 1815 Scotland
      Sherman Holiston abt 1848 New York
      ...
      ... Andrew Holiston abt 1793 Scotland
      Mary Holiston abt 1794 Scotland
      Adeline Holiston abt 1834 New York
      James Holiston abt 1835 New York
      Samuel [Lawrence] Holiston abt 1836 New York
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      1860 USA census (26 Jul 1860) - Oswegatchie, Saint Lawrence, NY:
      Name Age Sex Occupation Real Estate Personal Estate Birthplace
      Wm Holliston 45 M Farmer 1800 1000 Scotland
      Mary Holliston 32 F New York
      Hellen Holliston 7 F New York (Attended school within year)
      William Holliston 4 M New York
      Mary Ann Holliston 2 F New York
      Sherman Holliston 12 M New York (Attended school within year)
      Andrew Holliston 70 M Farmer 1800 700 Scotland
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      1870 USA census (7 Jul 1870) - Oronoco, Olmsted, MN:
      Name Age Sex Race Occupation Real Estate Personal Estate Birthplace Father of foreign birth Mother of foreign birth
      Janes Barnett 32 M W Hotel Keeper 300 400 England Y Y
      Ellen Barnett 27 F W Keeping home New YorK
      Mimie Barnett 5 F W Minnesota Y
      Martha Crowell 21 F W Domestic servant New York
      Samuel Withrow 55 M W Retired day goods merchant 4000 1000 Pennsylvania
      Sherman Hollister 22 M W Farm laborer New York

      2 pages on is Sherman's grandfather Andrew Hallistan
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      1880 USA census:
      Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
      Sherman HOLLISTON Self M Male W 30 N. Y. Painter SCOT. CT.
      Isabella HOLLISTON Wife M Female W 25 WI. Keeping House PA. PA.
      Jennie HOLLISTON Dau S Female W 3 MN. N. Y. WI.
      Susanna HOLLISTON Cousin S Female W 21 MN. Teacher N. Y. WI.
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      Source Information:
      Census Place Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota
      Family History Library Film 1254638
      NA Film Number T9-0638
      Page Number 530D
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      1900 USA census - Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota:
      Name Birth Year Birthplace Race Relation
      Sherman Hallisten abt 1853 New York White Head
      Isabell Hallisten abt 1856 Wisconsin White Wife
      Beatrice Hallisten abt 1877 Minnesota White Daughter
      Roy Hallisten abt 1883 Minnesota White Son
      Eva Althea Hallisten abt 1886 Minnesota White Daughter
      William Hallisten abt 1887 Minnesota White Son
      Malcomn Hallisten abt 1889 Minnesota White Son
      Ronald Hallisten abt 1894 Minnesota White Son
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      1910 USA census - Granite Falls Ward 1, Yellow Medicine, MN:
      Name Birth Year Birthplace Relation
      Svereter N s Holliston  abt 1852 New York Head
      Isabella O Holliston abt 1859 Wisconsin Daughter
      William S Holliston abt 1888 Minnesota Son
      Malcolm S Holliston abt 1890 Minnesota Son
      Ronald L Holliston abt 1894 Minnesota Son
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      http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/mn/yellowmedicine/cemetery/granitef.txt
      Granite Falls City Cemetery, Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine Co., MN

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      Holliston Isabelle O 04/08/1857 07/02/1925
      Holliston Shermann 07/05/1845 01/10/1916
      Holliston William S 02/28/1887 07/05/1921

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      Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002
      Name Birth Date Death Date Death County Mother's Maiden Name
      Sherman Norton Holliston dd mm 1916 Yellow Medicine
      HOLLISTON, SHERMAN NORTON
      Date of Birth: na
      Place of Birth: na
      Mother Maiden Name: na
      certid# 1916-MN-016974
      Date of Death: 01/09/1916
      County of Death: YELLOW MEDICINE
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    Person ID I5170  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 13 August 2007 

    Father William Houliston,   b. 30 August 1814, Ugston (Oxton), Channelkirk, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 August 1894, IL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother ? ? 
    Family ID F1242  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Isabella (Isabelle) Baker,   b. 8 April 1859, WI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 July 1925  (Age 66 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Beatrice (Jennie) Holliston,   b. 1877, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 February 1932, Swift, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    +2. Roy (James Robroy) Holliston,   b. 28 April 1883, Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 June 1934, Milwaukee, WI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     3. Eva Althea Holliston,   b. about 1886, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William S Holliston,   b. 28 February 1887, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 July 1921, Mahnomen, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    +5. Malcolm Straton Holliston,   b. about 1889, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 April 1942, LA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
    +6. Ronald Holliston,   b. 12 November 1893, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1978, FL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Family ID F1883  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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