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Jesse Ransom Hollis
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Birth: Sep. 8, 1873
Death: Apr. 7, 1956

Jesse Ransom Hollis was born on September 8, 1873 in Canaan, Benton County, Mississippi to Thomas Jesse Hollis and Sarah Elizabeth Whitten Hollis. He moved to Memphis in 1899. He was a city employee at one time and operated the first grocery store in the Hollywood section of Memphis. He later owned and operated the Hollis Dairy for over 30 years. His first wife, Minnie Lee Culbreath Hollis, proceeded him in death. At the time of his death, he was married to Anna Melton.  
 
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At one time there was a marker. Cemetery is overgrown and I haven't been able to find it.
UPDATE: 1/2007. The Cemetery has been cleaned out and my sister and I were able to locate the markers.
 
Burial:
Point Church Cemetery
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Eileen
Record added: Jul 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14975829
Jesse Ransom Hollis
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Jesse Ransom Hollis
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Jesse Ransom Hollis
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- Larry Hollis
 Added: Nov. 28, 2010

- Sherry McGee
 Added: Jan. 27, 2007

-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 13, 2006
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