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Roy (James Robroy) Holliston

Male 1883 - 1934  (51 years)


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  • Name Roy (James Robroy) Holliston 
    Born 28 April 1883  Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 June 1934  Milwaukee, WI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Eagleton Cemetery, Eagleton, Chippewa Co., WI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstone for Roy and Anna Holliston
    Headstone for Roy and Anna Holliston
    HOLLISTON
    ROY 1883 ~ 1934
    ANNA 1884 ~ 1960
    Notes 
    • According to Roy's grandson:
      Roy was a painter, but you can see that when he first got married It seems that he had other ideas to be more than a painter by trying to homestead in Canada. Life in Canada at that time was very difficult and cold.

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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
      J Roy Holliston  abt 1884 Minnesota Head
      Martha M Holliston abt 1888 Minnesota Wife
      Lona V Holliston abt 1907 Minnesota Daughter
      Isabelle V Holliston abt 1909 Canada English Daughter
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      1930 USA census (25 Apr 1930) - Lake, Milwaukee, WI:
      Name Relation Sex Race Age Status Age at 1st marriage Self Father Mother Occupation Industry
      James Holliston Head M W 47 M 25 Minnesota United States United States Painter Contractor
      Anna Holliston Wife F W 46 M24 Wisconsin Germany Wisconsin
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      Chippewa Herald-Telegram 6/13/1934 - Roy Holliston, 51, highly esteemed resident of Milwaukee, WI and formerly of Chippewa Falls, passed away at his home Monday, June 11, after an illness of three months, death being due to cancer. Mr. Holliston was born in Granite Falls, MN April 28, 1883. He was united in marriage to Anna King of Chippewa Falls. Surviving relatives are his wife, three daughters, a sister, and two brothers, beside many other relative and friends who mourn his loss. His body was brought here for burial. Funeral services will be held at the Mason Funeral Home at 2:30 Thursday afternoon, Rev. George Fisher of Bloomer officiating. Interment will be made in the Eagleton Cemetery.
      This obituary was posted in its entirity.
    Person ID I9206  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 14 August 2007 

    Father Sherman B (Norton) Holliston,   b. 5 July 1848, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 January 1916, Yellow Medicine, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Isabella (Isabelle) Baker,   b. 8 April 1859, WI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 July 1925  (Age 66 years) 
    Family ID F1883  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Martha Minna Martens,   b. 23 February 1888, Posen Township, Yellow Medicine Co., MN, US Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 October 1972, Graceville, Big Stone Co., MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Lona V Holliston,   b. 20 March 1907, Yellow Medicine, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. September 1986, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +2. Isabelle (Belle) Holliston,   b. 28 September 1908, Provost, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 October 1998, Austin, TX USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +3. Iva Ada Holliston,   b. 15 July 1910, Yellow Medicine, MN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 February 2005, Olympia Fields, Cook, IL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Family ID F3102  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Anna King,   b. 1884, WI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960  (Age 76 years) 
    Family ID F3103  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Roy Holliston
    Roy Holliston


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