|Death: ||Jun. 10, 1810|
Nathaniel Hollister, son of Gideon Hollister, died June 10, 1810 at age 79 yrs.
Conn. Line 1777. Revolutionary War Marker. Flag & stone.
Nathaniel Hollister - son of Gideon; of Thomas; of John; of John. Nathaniel, son of Gideon Hollister and Rachel Talcott was born in Glastonbury, Conn. in 1731. He married Mehitable Mattison (called by some, Mabel Matson), Oct. 29, 1754. She was born in 1739 and died Sept. 26, 1824, aged 85. Nathaniel Hollister died in 1810, aged 79.
i. Patience Hollister, b.March 21, 1755, m.Joseph Hollister, Nov. 11, 1777.
ii. Nathaniel Hollister, b.Feb. 25, 1759, d.Aug. 12, 1768, aged 11.
iii. David Hollister, b.Oct. 9, 1758, m.Hope Clark, June 6, 1782.
iv. Ruth Hollister, b.Aug. 5, 1760, m.Daniel House. She d.Aug. 3, 1820, he d. Feb. 1819, aged 62.
v. Chloe Hollister, b.Oct. 3, 1762, m.Abner House. She d.Oct. 1826.
vi. John Hollister b. Aug. 3, 1764, d. when 3 days old.
vii. Jonathan Hollister, b.Aug. 3, 1764, d. when 3 days old.
viii. Isaac Hollister, b.Aug. 21, 1765, m.Betsy Lucas.
ix. Amasa Hollister, b.May 30, 1768, m.Mehitable Everts in 1790.
x. Edith Hollister, b.Aug. 7, 1770, m.Asa Cook.
xi. Nathaniel Hollister, b.March 28, 1772, m.Prudence Strickland.
xii. Phoebe Hollister, b. Feb. 20, 1774, m.William Case.
xiii. Gideon Hollister, b.Jan. 20, 1776, m.Mary Olmsted.
xiv. Giles Hollister, b.March 14, 1778, m.Rhoda May.
xv. Rachel Hollister, b.1780, d.1782.
xvi. Rachel Hollister, b.????, d.????, m.Allen Hollister.
SOURCE (GOOGLE Books): "The Hollister family of America, Lieut. John Hollister of Wethersfield, Conn. and his Descendants", Fergus printing company, 1886, page 87.
Nota bene: see Will of his father, Gideon [reproduced below], with respect to the land which Nathaniel inherited.
"Will of Gideon Hollister."
In the name of God amen, I Gideon Hollister of Glastonbury in the County of Hartford, being of sound mind and memory, do make and ordain this to be my last Will and Testament. In the first place I commit my soul to God who gave it, and my body to the earth to be decently buried, and touching my worldly estate my mind and will is that my just debts and funeral charges be paid out of my movable estate by my executors hereafter mentioned. Item. - I give to my beloved wife Rachel, one third part of my movable estate after my debts are paid, to be her own forever, and also the use and improvement of one third of my real estate and what is mentioned in a lease from my sons Gideon and Israel to me and my wife during her natural life. Item. - I give to my son Gideon Hollister, my large meal chest, after my wife's decease, and also about two acres and a rod of land a little south-westerly from my dwelling house, beginning at a [illegible] stone about sixteen rods from my house, then to run southwesterly about forty rods to a heap of stones by a fence and west of a path then to run southward about six rods to a heap of stones by Gideon's fence and bounding southward and eastward on Gideon's own land, and also about sixty rods of land at the westerly end of Gideon's twenty rod lot, being about one half of my lot laid out for a highway against his twenty rod lot to run from Gideon's northwest corner to the old corner of the twenty five acre piece - all to his heirs and assigns forever. Item. - I give to my son Nathaniel Hollister about three acres and a half of land in the twenty five acre lot bounding southeasterly and southwesterly on said Nathaniel's land, and easterly on Elizur Hollister's land, and northerly on land of Gideon Hollister, Jr., and one piece of land in my home lot to begin at the southwesterly end, and is there fourteen rods and ten links wide, and holds that width northwesterly to a stone near a white birch at the bottom of the hill, northwesterly side of the brook and then running southwesterly to William Well's south east corner on Nathaniel's own land, to him and his heirs and assigns forever. Item. - I give to my son Israel Hollister twenty rods wide of land lying on the easterly side of the lot where he now dwells, the length of my old lot butts northerly on a highway, southerly on his own land, southwesterly on lands of William Wells, and westerly on said Israel's own land, to him and his heirs and assigns forever. Item. - I give to my daughter, Mary Strickland, five shillings worth of my movable estate, she having had her part before. Item. - I give to my daughter, Rachel Holden, five shillings worth of my movable estate, she having had her part before. Item. - I give to my daughter, Jemima Brainard, five shillings worth of my movable estate, she having had her part before. Item. - I give to my daughter, Anne Howe, five shillings worth of my movable estate, she having had her part before. Item. - I give to my daughter, Elizabeth Howe, five shillings worth of my movable estate, she having had her part before. And I do appoint my son Israel Hollister to be my executor to this my last Will and Testament, and I do publish and pronounce this to be my last Will and Testament, In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this thirty-first day of January, 1781. Signed, sealed, and pronounced in presence of Aaron Hubbard, Jonah Fox, James McLean. GIDEON HOLLISTER [SEAL]
Inventory, 1st April, 1785 Elisha Hollister and Elizur Hollister, appraisers, £29.11.9.
Original source: "E. Windsor Probate Records", Vol. I, p.111.
SOURCE (GOOGLE Books): "The Hollister family of America, Lieut. John Hollister of Wethersfield, Conn. and his Descendants", Fergus printing company, 1886, pages 61, 62, and 63.
Gideon Hollister (1699 - 1785)
Rachel Talcott Hollister (1706 - 1790)
Mabel Matson Hollister (1739 - 1824)*
Patience Hollister Hollister (1755 - 1826)*
Ruth Hollister House (1760 - 1820)*
Amasa Hollister (1768 - 1847)*
Nathaniel Hollister (1772 - 1839)*
Phebe Hollister Case (1774 - 1865)*
Rachel Hollister (1783 - 1836)*
Gideon Hollister (1727 - 1812)*
Israel Hollister (1731 - 1818)*
Nathaniel Hollister (1731 - 1810)
Hannah Hollister Smith (1745 - 1840)*
Anna Hollister Howe (1745 - 1827)**
Created by: KC
Record added: Dec 04, 2010
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