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Malissa Stringer Hollis
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1838
Harris County
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1910, USA

D/O Jefferson Stringer and Jane E. (Pope).

W/O John R. Hollis.

Malissa's death and burial place are still unconfirmed even though a majority of our evidence points toward burial in the Yantis Cemetery. Nell McAfee, the longtime cemetery records caretaker before perpetual care of cemetery began, stated that the stone found in the ground beside the tombstone of J. R. Hollis was that of his wife. Nell's records were her own personal property and not relinguished to the city. The city of Yantis has no record of Malissa's burial.

A memorial stone for Malissa Hollis was placed by John Hullum Hollis descendants in the Yantis Cemetery beside her husband so that she will be by his side and be remembered.

Children of Malissa and John R. Hollis:
William Jefferson Hollis
Sarah Beulah "Lou" Hollis
Antonette A. Hollis
Martha E. Hollis
Mary Virginia "Jennie" Hollis
George H. Hollis
A. J. Hollis
Nancy Elizabeth "Ella" Hollis
Hariett Emma Hollis
John Hullum Hollis
Rutha Ann Hollis
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jefferson Stringer (1811 - 1891)
  Jane E. Pope Stringer (1813 - 1846)
 
 Spouse:
  John R. Hollis (1833 - 1901)
 
 Children:
  William Jefferson Hollis (1858 - 1942)*
  Sarah Beulah Hollis Roach (1860 - 1935)*
  Antonette Hollis Long (1861 - 1926)*
  Martha E. Hollis (1862 - 1865)*
  Mary Virginia Hollis Gamblin (1866 - 1917)*
  George H. Hollis (1867 - 1868)*
  A. J. Hollis (1869 - 1891)*
  Nancy Elizabeth Hollis McDaniel (1873 - 1942)*
  Harriet Emma Hollis Moreland (1875 - 1960)*
  John Hullum Hollis (1876 - 1940)*
  Rutha Ann Hollis McDaniel (1878 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Ann Stringer Wilson (1835 - 1918)*
  Malissa Stringer Hollis (1838 - 1910)
  William Stringer (1841 - 1841)*
  Amanda Elmira Stringer Satterwhite (1843 - 1926)*
  Jonathan Davis Stringer (1846 - 1928)*
  Mary Williamson Stringer Blackstone (1851 - 1881)**
  John Butler Stringer (1854 - 1938)**
  Nancy Jefferson Stringer Baird (1856 - 1937)**
  Sarah Emeline Stringer Holloway (1858 - 1947)**
  James Levingston Stringer (1861 - 1939)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Yantis Cemetery
Yantis
Wood County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Shirley Bray
Record added: Nov 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31729971
Malissa <i>Stringer</i> Hollis
Added by: Shirley Bray
 
Malissa <i>Stringer</i> Hollis
Added by: Shirley Bray
 
Malissa <i>Stringer</i> Hollis
Added by: Shirley Bray
 
 
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- Shirley Bray
 Added: Jun. 25, 2015

- shawnee christiansen
 Added: Feb. 26, 2014

- RuthAnn Ballard
 Added: Feb. 2, 2011
 
 
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