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Hollis Wilson Isham
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1905
Wilson County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jun. 8, 1928, Nicaragua

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Hollis was the next-to-youngest of five children: Helen, Mary, John Myron, Hollis, and Charles Leslie. According to my grandfather's notes, Hollis left a wife, Marylin, but I have been unable to find anything corroborating this. I did read the letter sent to my gr-grandmother (Laura Hollis Isham) by his commanding officer advising her of the circumstances of his death. With only two weeks left on his enlistment, he volunteered to swim a rope across a river in Nicaragua so the other members of his platoon could get across. He was killed by a crocodile while doing this on 8 Jun 1928 in Asang, Nicaragua. Semper Fi, Uncle Hollis. 
Family links: 
  Charles Wesley Isham (1851 - 1917)
  Laura Ora Isham (1872 - 1946)
  Helen Isham Thorne (1899 - 1985)*
  Mary Isham Allen (1901 - 1962)*
  John Myron Isham (1903 - 1985)*
  Hollis Wilson Isham (1905 - 1928)
  Charles Leslie Isham (1911 - 1987)*
*Calculated relationship
Fredonia City Cemetery
Wilson County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 4, Lot 1251-6 West
Maintained by: Sandra Freeman Dean
Originally Created by: Judy Mayfield
Record added: Feb 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65824713
Hollis Wilson Isham
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- Jamie reed
 Added: Jun. 17, 2015

- TiogaRose
 Added: May. 9, 2013
I never had the chance to know you, but I heard stories from my grandmother (your sister) Helen Isham Thorne. Rest In Peace, Uncle Hollis, and I hope to meet you in Heaven.
- Sandra Freeman Dean
 Added: Mar. 20, 2013
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