|Birth: ||Sep. 18, 1807|
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 1874|
Samuel Fahnestock Bollinger was born on September 18, 1807 in Cocalico Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, the son of ____________ Bollinger and Hannah (Fahnestock) Bollinger. Samuel was married to Catherine/Katherine Bauman, who was born c. 1808 in Pennsylvania. Samuel and Catherine were married in the late 1820's or early 1830's and are known to have had at least five children. They are;
1. William D. Bollinger, born October 25, 1837.
2. Albert Lester Bollinger, a twin, born May 14, 1839 in Lancaster Township, Peoria County, Illinois; died on September 11, 1901 in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA; buried in the Oakdale Memorial Gardens in Davenport.
3. Alfred Clarence Bollinger, a twin, born May 14, 1839 in Lancaster Township, Peoria County, Illinois; Alfred is believed to be the Alfred C. Bollinger who died in 1928 and who is buried in the Woodlawn Park North Cemetery and Mausoleum, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA.
4. Samuel Edwin Bollinger, born January 14, 1842 in Peoria County, Illinois; married to Rachel Elizabeth Chenoweth who was born December 11, 1841 in Highland Co., OH and who died on October 11, 1927 in Elverta, Sacramento Co., CA; Samuel died on May 13, 1923 in Elverta, Sacramento Co., CA; Samuel and Rachel are buried in the Union cemetery, Roseville, Placer Co., CA.
5. Marcus Paul Bollinger, born c. 1848.
Years later, Col. Allen L. Fahnestock wrote the following. "Samuel F. Bollinger and wife came from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1836, and with my father, Jacob L. Fahnestock, laid off the town of Lancaster. Jacob Fahnestock, a manufacturer of plug tobacco, cigars and snuff, came to Illinois in 1836 from Abbottstown, Pa. With Samuel F. Bollinger, of Canton, he bought 160 acres in Sec.17 and laid off the town of Lancaster. He (Fahnestock) returned to Pennsylvania and the next year brought his family to their new home. Two of Mr. Bollinger's sons (Albert L. & William D.) were in my Co. I, 86th Ill. The old people are all dead. Wm. Bollinger lives in Lancaster, Penn., a homeopathic physician."
At the time of the 1840 census of Peoria County, Samuel Bollinger and his wife are found residing next to Jacob Fahnestock and his wife and family in what is then called the LaMarsh District of Peoria County. Samuel has three sons under the age of 5 at this time.
In the 1850 Federal Census of Peoria County the following is found;
Samuel F. Ballinger, 42, clerk, $4000, PA
Catharine Ballinger, 42, PA
William Ballinger, 12, IL
Albert Ballinger, 11, IL
Alfred Ballinger, 11, IL
Edwin Ballinger, 8, IL
Marcus Ballinger, 2, IL
[Next family in census listing is Allen and Sarah Fahnestock.]
At the time of the 1860 Federal Census the Bollingers are found in Timber Township of Peoria County;
Samuel F. Bollinger, 52, Tailor, Real estate $5,000/personal $1000, PA
Catharine Bollinger, 51, PA
Wm. D. Bollinger, 22, Student, IL
Albert Bollinger, 21, Carriage maker, IL
Alford C. Bollinger, 21, School teacher, IL
Samuel E. Bollinger, 18, IL
Marcus Bollinger, 11, IL
[Next family in listing is Allen Fahnestock; family preceding is Henry Fahnestock.]
Catherine (Bauman) Bollinger died on __________ __, 1872 at ___________, ___________. Samuel died on February 4, 1874 in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa.
by Baxter B. Fite III
William D. Bollinger (1837 - 1914)*
Albert Lester Bollinger (1839 - 1901)*
H. Elizabeth Bollinger (1840 - 1842)*
Samuel Edwin Bollinger (1842 - 1923)*
Marcus Paul Bollinger (1848 - 1925)*
Maintained by: Phil Bo
Originally Created by: Baxter B. Fite III
Record added: May 14, 2011
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