1730 Mark Hollis

Mark Hollis born about 1730

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 (Not confirmed)

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:

Mark Hollis was born about 1730 according to his military records from Fairfax County, Virginia.  It appears he would have been one of the children of John Hollis Sr and Esther Canterbury, due to his age, location, and the fact that they were the only Hollis family in this area at the time.

Mark Hollis appears to have possibly been a career military man.  Several military records are found regarding his service during the French and Indian War.

1754 Jul 9 Capt Mercers Co w Mark Hollis wounded Va p1

1754 Jul 9 Capt Mercers Co w Mark Hollis wounded Va p1

1754 Jul 9 Capt Mercers Co w Mark Hollis wounded Va p2

1754 Jul 9 Capt Mercers Co w Mark Hollis wounded Va p2

1754 Jul 29 Mark Hollis Serjeant on payroll of Capt Geo Mercers Co in Va

1754 Jul 29 Mark Hollis Serjeant on payroll of Capt Geo Mercers Co in Va

1754 Jul 29 Mark Hollis Sgt on Capt Geo Mercers Co from 29 May to Jul 29 in Va

1754 Jul 29 Mark Hollis Sgt on Capt Geo Mercers Co from 29 May to Jul 29 in Va

1754 March 10 Mark Hollis joins in Va

1754 March 10 Mark Hollis joins in Va

1754 May 29 payroll of Va enlistment including Mark Hollis and Wm Hollis p1

1754 May 29 payroll of Va enlistment including Mark Hollis and Wm Hollis p1

1754 May 29 payroll of Va enlistment including Mark Hollis and Wm Hollis p2

1754 May 29 payroll of Va enlistment including Mark Hollis and Wm Hollis p2

1754 paybill of Geo Washington including Mark Hollis in Va

1754 paybill of Geo Washington including Mark Hollis in Va

1755 abt List of Mercers Company that have recd bounty w Sgt Mark Hollis Va

1755 abt List of Mercers Company that have recd bounty w Sgt Mark Hollis Va

1755 abt List of Mercers Company that have recd bounty w Sgt Mark Hollis Va

1755 abt List of Mercers Company that have recd bounty w Sgt Mark Hollis Va

August 1756 military description of Mark Hollis, enl. by George Mercer, 26, 5′8½″, planter, English http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/02-03-02-0238

1756 Sept 19 desc of Sg Mark Hollis 26yrs 5ft 8and half dark England planter

1756 Sept 19 desc of Sg Mark Hollis 26yrs 5ft 8and half dark England planter

1771 Nov 6 Sgt Mark Hollis on muster in Colonial Va

1771 Nov 6 Sgt Mark Hollis on muster in Colonial Va

23d December, 1772–Letter of George Washington to Mr. Rind, publisher of Gazette, giving public information as to the distribution of the said lands. Capt. Wm. Crawford is appointed surveyor. Allotments now made to George Muse, Adam Stephen, Andrew Lewis, Peter Hog, John West, John Polson, Andrew Wagener; also allotments to George Mercer, his brother, John Mercer, and two Sergeants, Jno. Hamilton, Mark Hollis; also to the heirs of Col. Joshua Fry; also to Dr. James Craik, Sergeant Brickner; also a subaltern officer, John Savage; also to Sergeants Robert Langdon, Robt. Tunstall, Edd. Wagener, Richard Toller; also to Corporals Wm. Johnson, Hugh McKoy, Jno. Smith, Richard Smith also to Privates Charles Smith, Angus McDonald, Nathan Chapman, Joseph Gatewood, James Samuel, Michael Sully, Edward Goodwin, William Bailey, Henry Bailey, Wm. Coffland, Mathew Doran, John Ramsey, Charles James, Mathew Cox, Marshall Pratt, John Wilson, William Johnston, John Wilson, Nathaniel Barrett, David Gorman, Patrick Galloway, Timothy Conway, Christian Bombgardner, John Houstonn, John Maid, James Ford, William Broughton, William Carnes, Edward Evins, Thos. Moss, Mathew Jones, Philip Gatewood, Hugh Paul, Daniel Staples, William Lowery, James Ludlow, James Lafort, James Givin, Joshua Jordan, William Jenkins, James Commack, Richard Morris, John Ghalson, Robert Jones, William Hagan, John Franklin, John Bishop, George Malcomb, William Coleman, Richard Bottan, Jno. Cincaid, Geo. Hunt

No other records have been located regarding Mark Hollis.

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