1729 Burr Hollis

Burr Hollis b. abt 1729

Y-DNA Page explaining info known to date regarding Hollis and Going shared Y-DNA:  https://goyengoinggowengoyneandgone.com/hollis-family/

Parents:

John Hollis b. 1700 and Esther Canterbury

Children:

Unknown if married or had children

Siblings:

James Hollis, Sr., born 1730 in Fairfax County, Virginia; died 1804 in Fairfield County, South Carolina; married Sarah Hall. (confirmed)
John Hollis, Jr., born Bet. 1720 – 1735 (confirmed)
Cybella Hollis, born Bet. 1720 – 1735 in Fairfax, Virginia; died 1793 in Fairfield County, South Carolina; married John Thomas Hall. (confirmed)
Edward Hollis, born Abt. 1725 in Fairfax, Virginia; died Abt. 1794 in Richland, South Carolina; married (1) ; married (2) Eleanor.  (not confirmed yet)
Burr Hollis, born Abt. 1727 in Fairfax County, Virginia (confirmed)
William Hollis, born Abt. 1727 in Fairfax County, Virginia (confirmed)
Moses Hollis, Sr., born Bet. 1728 – 1735 in Fairfax County, Virginia; died August 17, 1794 in Fairfield County, South Carolina; married Rosanah Hagan Berry Abt. 1749 in Fairfax County, Virginia; born Abt. 1735 in Fairfax County, Virginia; died January 1819 in Fairfield County, South Carolina.  (confirmed)
Notley Hollis, born Abt. 1731 in Fairfax, Virginia; died March 1782 in Fairfield, South Carolina; married Anastasia Taylor.  (confirmed)
Mark Hollis, born Abt. 1730 (not confirmed yet)

FACTS and EVENTS:

Burr Hollis was born about 1729 to John Hollis Sr and Esther Canterbury.

The following military records have been found for Burr Hollis in 1757.

1757 Burr Hollis in Virginia Militia from Fairfax Va

1757 Burr Hollis in Virginia Militia from Fairfax Va

1757 June 26 Burr Hollis and John Gown served under Capt Bryan Fairfax in Fairfax Co Va 1

1757 June 26 Burr Hollis and John Gown served under Capt Bryan Fairfax in Fairfax Co Va 1

1757 June 26 Burr Hollis and John Gown served under Capt Bryan Fairfax in Fairfax Co Va 2

1757 June 26 Burr Hollis and John Gown served under Capt Bryan Fairfax in Fairfax Co Va 2

In April 24, 1758, John Hollis Sr leased land from Henry Fitzhugh in Fairfax County, Virginia.   The lease specified that the lease “was for the longest life of John, son William or son Burr.

1758 John Hollis lease from Henry Fitzhugh of Ravensworth land in Fairfax Co Va

Court held Apr 18, 1759. James Deal against Burr Hollis, Trespass and Assault. The sheriff having ___ that the Defendant mouss not be taken it is ordered that an alias Capias be issued against him ___ to the next Court. Fairfax County, VA; Fairfax County Court Order Book, 1754 to 1763, 1765, 1809 p. 335, http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/fairfax/court/etal554gwl.txt

Court held Dec 19, 1759. In the action brought by James Deal against Burr Hollis the Defendant by Hugh H. West his attorney prays leave to impart to the third Tuesday in January next which is granted. Fairfax County, VA; Fairfax County Court Order Book, 1754 to 1763, 1765, 1809 p. 433, http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/fairfax/court/etal554gwl.txt

Court held June 19, 1760. In the action of Trespass and Assault and Battery between James Deal, Plt. And Burr Hollis the Deft the Deft pleads not guilty which the Plt joins and the Trial is referred till the next Court. Fairfax County, VA; Fairfax County Court Order Book, 1754 to 1763, 1765, 1809 p. 488, http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/fairfax/court/etal554gwl.txt

Court held Aug 20, 1760. In the action between Thomas Johnson Plt & Burr Hollis Deft on the Defts motion he hath leave to impart the. (Assault & Battery) Fairfax County, VA; Fairfax County Court Order Book, 1754 to 1763, 1765, 1809 p. 506, http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/fairfax/court/etal554gwl.txt

Court held Aug 20, 1760. Burr Hollis Plt. Thomas Johnson Deft the same Order. (Assault & Battery) Fairfax County, VA; Fairfax County Court Order Book, 1754 to 1763, 1765, 1809 p. 506, http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/fairfax/court/etal554gwl.txt

Court held Aug 21, 1760. James Deal Plt. Burr Hollis Deft., Trespass assault & Battery. This day came the Parties by their attorneys and thereupon came a Jury to wit Thomas Johnson, Francis Sumers, Jun., George Ashford, Nathan Hughes, Bryan Alliston, Simon Pearson, Robert Alexander, Richard Hunt, James Robertson, James Inges Dozer, John Craig & Bernard Dozer who being elected tried and sworn the Truth to speak upon the issue joined upon their oath do say that the Defendant is guilty of the promisor laid to his charge in manner and form as the Plaintif against him hath complained and they.. assess Damages by war on thereof to forty shillings Therefore, it is considered that the Plaintif to cover against the Deft his Damages aforesaid by the Jurors aforesaid in form aforesaid assessed and also his Costs by for in this behalf expanded and tho said Defendant be taken &c. Fairfax County, VA; Fairfax County Court Order Book, 1754 to 1763, 1765, 1809 p. 513, http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/fairfax/court/etal554gwl.txt

Court held Aug 21, 1760. Thomas Johnson an evidence for James Deal against Burr Hollis having attended three days ordered that the said James pay him Seventy five pounds of Tobacco. Fairfax County, VA; Fairfax County Court Order Book, 1754 to 1763, 1765, 1809 p. 513, http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/fairfax/court/etal554gwl.txt

Court held June 18, 1761. Burr Hollis, Defendant vs. Thomas Johnson-for Assault and Battery, The suit is Agreed. Fairfax County, VA; Fairfax County Court Order Book, 1754 to 1763, 1765, 1809 p. 613, http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/fairfax/court/etal554gwl.txt

John, Jr., William, and Burrell must have continued living in Fairfax, because the Pohick Anglican Church records and the Fairfax militia records document their presence through the French and Indian War of the 1750’s. There is no evidence that these three brothers ever left Fairfax County, Virginia.

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