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William L. Hollister


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William L. Hollister
  • Born: 25 Jun 1838, Battle Creek MI
  • Marriage (1): Emma Cady on 7 Aug 1868 in Battle Creek MI
  • Died: 25 Jul 1889, Battle Creek MI

  General notes:

Jeweler and watchmaker

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked circa 1860 as a jeweler in Battle Creek MI
    Listed in the Michigan State Gazetteer and Business Directory for 1863 on Main Street.
  • He was a partner circa 1869 with John Galloup in Battle Creek MI as GALLOUP & HOLLISTER, with a shop at 18 West Main and later 15 East Main Street.
  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Battle Creek MI, listed as a jeweler.

  • Advertised in the Calhoun County Business Directory, 1869, for GALLOUP & HOLLISTER.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Battle Creek MI, listed as a watch dealer, living in his partner's home.

  • Tradecard, c 1890
    Private Collection

William married Emma Cady, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, on 7 Aug 1868 in Battle Creek MI. (Emma Cady was born on 7 Nov 1845 in Irondequoit NY and died in Aug 1895 in Battle Creek MI.)

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