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Hugh HOLLEY

Male 1801 - 1859  (57 years)


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  • Name Hugh HOLLEY  [1
    Born 2 Mar 1801  , , , South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    1830 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1830  , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: < 30y 
    • In 1830, members of this household were marked as:

      1 male under 5 - Pleasant was 3
      2 males age 20 to 30 - one was Hugh age 29, the other unknown

      1 female under 5 - ?
      1 female under 10 - ?
      1 female under 30 - Elizabeth was 26
      1 female under 50 - unknown
    1830 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County [HOLLEY, Hugh]
    1830 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County [HOLLEY, Hugh]
    Land Purchase 4 Dec 1838  R2W T1N, Hoyleton, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1840 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1840  , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: < 40y 
    • In 1840, members of this household were marked as:
      1 male under 5 - David was 3
      1 male age 5-10 - William was 9
      1 male age 10-15 - Pleasant was 13
      1 male age 30 to 40 - Hugh was 39

      1 female under 5 - Elizabeth was 1
      1 female age 5-10 - Rosetta was 6
      1 female age 10-15 - Sally was 8
      1 female age 15-20 - ?
      1 female age 30 to 40 - Elizabeth was 36
    1840 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County [HOLLEY, Hugh] pg. 1
    1840 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County [HOLLEY, Hugh] pg. 1
    Land Purchase 10 Oct 1840  R2W T1N S28 NE¼NE¼, Sands District, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Land Patent for HOLLEY, Hugh (1840)
    Land Patent for HOLLEY, Hugh (1840)
    1850 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1850  , District #20, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 50y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household and was 50 years old at the time of this census. South Carolina was his reported birthplace.

      Members of this household were:
      Hugh, age 50, born in South Carolina
      Elisabeth, age 46, born in Kentucky
      Pleasant JM, age 23, born in Alabama
      Sally AL, age 18, born in Illinois
      Rosetta E, age 17, born in Illiniois
      William L, age 14, born in Illiniois
      David G., age 12, born in Illiniois
      Elisabeth M, age 10, born in Illiniois
      Adaline H, age 8, born in Illiniois
      Malinda E, age 6, born in Illiniois
      Emily S, age 3, born in Illiniois
    1850 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, District #20 [HOLLEY, Hugh]
    1850 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, District #20 [HOLLEY, Hugh]
    Census 3 Jul 1855  , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: < 60y 
    • In the household of Hugh Holley in 1855 were:
      1 male 10 to 20 - David was 18 (dies on April 10, 1855)
      1 male 20 to 30 - William was 24 (dies on March 30, 1855)
      1 male 50 to 60 - Hugh was 55

      1 female under 10 - Emily was 8
      3 females 10 to 20 - Malinda was 11, Adaline was 13, Elizabeth was 15, Rosetta was 16
      1 female 20 to 30 - Sally was 23
      1 female 50 to 60 - Elisabeth was 51

      1 girl is missing -- either Adaline or Elizabeth (Malinda and Rosetta weren't married yet, and died well after 1855)
      9 people total in household
      They had 42 lbs of wood and livestock was worth $750
    1855 Illinois State census, Washington County, [HOLLEY, Hugh]
    1855 Illinois State census, Washington County, [HOLLEY, Hugh]
    FindAGrave
    FamilySearch ID
    Buried Jan 1859  Boatwright-Holley Cemetery, Hoyleton, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9
    Died 12 Jan 1859  , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I4638  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Lawhorn Branch
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2018 

    Father Mr. HOLLEY 
    Mother Rhoda [UNKNOWN] 
    Family ID F2254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth WEST,   b. Est 1804, , , , Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1880  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 29 Jun 1823  , , Morgan County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Marriage Record for HOLLEY, Hugh and Betsey WEST
    Marriage Record for HOLLEY, Hugh and Betsey WEST
    Children 
    +1. Pleasant John M HOLLEY,   b. Est 1827, , , , Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William L. HOLLEY,   b. 26 Jan 1831, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1855, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     3. Sally A. L. HOLLEY,   b. Est 1832, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. David G. HOLLEY,   b. 16 Mar 1837, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1855, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
    +5. Rosetta E. HOLLEY,   b. 26 Nov 1839, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1922, Road Dist No 43, Swanwick, Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     6. Elizabeth M. HOLLEY,   b. Est 1840, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Adaline Mary HOLLEY,   b. Est 1842, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Melinda E. HOLLEY,   b. Est 1844, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1890, , , Macon County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)
     9. Emily Susan HOLLEY,   b. 1847, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1915, , Carlyle, Clinton County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F1491  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Mar 1801 - , , , South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Jun 1823 - , , Morgan County, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1830 U.S. Census - Age: < 30y - 1 Jun 1830 - , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 4 Dec 1838 - R2W T1N, Hoyleton, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1840 U.S. Census - Age: < 40y - 1 Jun 1840 - , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 10 Oct 1840 - R2W T1N S28 NE¼NE¼, Sands District, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1850 U.S. Census - Age: 50y - 1 Jun 1850 - , District #20, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: < 60y - 3 Jul 1855 - , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Jan 1859 - Boatwright-Holley Cemetery, Hoyleton, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jan 1859 - , , , Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I4638&tree=1: accessed 17 July 2018), "Hugh HOLLEY"

  • Sources 
    1. [S1225] 1850 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, District #20, p. 94 (penned), dwelling 700, family 700, Hugh Holley; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 25 Feb 2017); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 131, (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1225] 1850 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, District #20, p. 94 (penned), dwelling 700, family 700, Hugh Holley; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 25 Feb 2017); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 131, (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S755] Ancestry, "Find A Grave", database with images, Find A Grave (http://findagrave.com: accessed 25 February 2017), memorial 118482191, Hugh Holley (1801-1859), Boatwright Cemetery, Hoyleton, Washington County, Illinois. (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S1232] 1830 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, p. 188 (penned), lines 19 and 20, David Holley and Hugh Holley households; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 25 Feb 2017); citing National Archives microfilm publication M19, roll 22, (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S1284] Marissa Historical and Genealogical Society, Washington County Illinois Land Records, Prior to 1836 and 1841, (Marissa, Illinois : Marissa Historical & Genealogical Society, 1998), p. 14. (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S1231] 1840 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, p. 228 (stamped), line 16, Hugh Holley household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 25 Feb 2017); citing National Archives microfilm publication M704, roll 72, (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search", database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 11 March 2018), Hugh Holley (Washington County, Illinois), patent certificate no. 9931. (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S1229] 1855 Illinois State census, Washington County, p. 18 (penned), line 4, Hugh Holley household; digital image 18 of 25, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 25 February 2017); citing Illinois State Census microfilm publication 103.008, roll 2195, (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S1226] Boatwright-Holley Cemetery (Hoyleton, Washington County, Illinois; LAT/LON 38.505716, -89.308020; from New Minden, take IL State Hwy 127 North for 3.8 miles; turn right (east) onto Sassafras Road. Continue 2.5 miles to Elm Road; turn left (north) on Elm Road (it is a private gravel road). After going about 2.5 miles, there is a small jog in the road; the cemetery is just east over the hill. Walk by following the waterway east until you come to the tree line, then follow it south (up a hill) and the cemetery is on the edge of the treeline., Hugh Holley marker.

    10. [S1228] Morgan County, Alabama, marriage certificate, “Hugh Holley and Betsey West”, 28 Jun 1823, No. 2141; p. 37, digital images; image downloaded from FamilySearch.org, "Alabama County Marriages 1805-1967", (http://familysearch.org/ : accessed 25 Feb 2017).