1763 Elijah V. Hollis Sr.

Elijah Vinson Hollis born 30 May 1763 – died 1832 married Alsey Knighton, Fairfield, Co, SC, 7 children

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

Parents:

Moses Hollis, Sr. married Rosanah Hagan Berry Abt. 1749

Children:

Reuben Hollis b. abt 1785
Elijah V. Hollis Jr. m. to Mary Hollis (daughter of Moses Hollis Jr – see Moses Hollis Jr page for additional info on Elijah V. Hollis Jr and his wife Mary Hollis).

Siblings:

John Hollis (5 Dec 1751-4 Nov 1836) married Nancy Knighton, Fairfield, Co, SC, 8 children
Jemimah Hollis (c1754) married a Smith, but NOT Jeremiah. See below.
Nancy Hollis (1756-before 1827) m(1) Richard Gladden, m(2) Mr Steward, Fairfield Co, SC
Margaret Hollis (1757-before 1793) married Peter Patterson
Rosanna “Anna” Hollis (1759-11Nov1839) married Edmond Tidwell (1758-1846), Dickson Co, TN , 13 children
Joan Hollis (1759) married a Tidwell
Elijah Vinson Hollis (30 May 1763-1832) married Alsey Knighton, Fairfield, Co, SC, 7 children
Berryman Hollis (1764-13 Oct 1805) married Priscilla Knighton, Fairfield, Co, SC, 2 children
Elizabeth Hollis (1765-1827), married Samuel Hollis (c.1775-23 Jan 1794), Fairfield, Co, SC
Leander Hollis (1767) married Charles Johnston
Moses Hollis (1766-13 Feb 1815) m(1) Mary Brown m(2) Elizabeth Akin, m(2) Martha Knighton, Fairfield, Co, SC, 6 children. (note: his wives’ names are disputed; and one reference says he was born in 1758; but the 1810 Census gives his age as 26-45)

FACTS and EVENTS:

During the Revolutionary War, Elijah Hollis served in South Carolina.  Several Hollis and Going – Goyen family members served during the Revolution in the area.

1775-1783 Captain Charles Lewis had the following people from Fairfield Co, SC under his command during the American Revolution in South Carolina

Capt. Charles Lewis
Known Regiment(s) Associated With: Known Year(s) as a Captain:
Fairfield Regiment 1775-1776
New Acquisition District Regiment 1777-1780
Turkey Creek Regiment 1780-1783

Known Lieutenants: Known Sergeants: Known Corporals: Known QMs:
John Hollis NONE KNOWN NONE KNOWN NONE KNOWN
Moses Hollis
Charles Picket
James Picket

Known Privates, etc.:
Jesse Gladden William Gladden Alan Goodrum John Goyen
William Goyen James Goyne Joseph Halloms Mabry Helms
Elijah Hollis William Hollis Leonard Hornsby Moses Hornsby
William Johnston Simeon Jones William Lewis William Nolen
Henry Sanders

 Date(s): Known Battles / Skirmishes:
Aug. 18, 1780 Fishing Creek

http://www.carolana.com/SC/Revolution/patriots_sc_capt_charles_lewis.html

In 1789 Elijah Hollis conveys 10 acres to Edward Pigg, (noted as a minister in other Hollis family probate papers).  The land had been granted to Moses Hollis in 1772.  Moses Hollis conveyed this land to Elijah Hollis in 1784.   The conveyance is witnessed by William Cason, John Hollis, and Charles Teliks Pigg.

1789 Deed book F p 35a Elijah Hollis to Ed Pigg prior Moses Hollis wits John Hollis Fairfield SC p1

1789 Deed book F p 35a Elijah Hollis to Ed Pigg prior Moses Hollis wits John Hollis Fairfield SC p2

1789 Deed book F p 35a Elijah Hollis to Ed Pigg prior Moses Hollis wits John Hollis Fairfield SC p2

In 1790 James Hollis, Moses Hollis, William Hollis, John Hollis, Elijah Hollis and Edward Hollis all showed up on their own individual households in the 1790 US Census.  All but Edward Hollis were in Fairfield Co, SC.  Edward was in Richland Co, SC – which is adjacent to Fairfied Co – just south of it.

1790 James Hollis  US Census Fairfield Co SC
Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – Under 16: 3
Free White Persons – Males – 16 and over: 2
Free White Persons – Females: 4
Number of Household Members: 9
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1790 Edward Hollis US Census Richland Co SC (adjacent to Fairfield Co, SC – just south)
Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Richland, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – Under 16: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 16 and over: 1
Free White Persons – Females: 2
Number of All Other Free Persons: 5
Number of Household Members: 9
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1790 John Hollis in US Census Fairfield Co, SC
Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – Under 16: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 16 and over: 1
Free White Persons – Females: 4
Number of Household Members: 6
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Name: Elijah Hollis
Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – Under 16: 3
Free White Persons – Males – 16 and over: 1
Free White Persons – Females: 1
Number of Household Members: 5
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Name: Moses Hollis
Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – Under 16: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 16 and over: 4
Free White Persons – Females: 2
Number of Slaves : 4
Number of Household Members: 12
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Name: William Hollis
Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – Under 16: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 16 and over: 1
Free White Persons – Females: 4
Number of Household Members: 6
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Listed closely together in the 1790 Census in Fairfield County, SC are Moses Hollis, Elijah Hollis, James Hollis, William Hollis, Daniel Gowin, Henry Gowin, Alexr. Gowin, and John Hall.

1790 US Census w Moses Hollis in Fairfield Co, SC

CENSUS:
1790 Fairfield District, South Carolina (page 150):
Moses Holliss, Sr.
4 males over 16
2 males under 16
2 females

Listed closely together in the 1790 Census in Fairfield County, SC are Moses Hollis, Elijah Hollis, James Hollis, William Hollis, Daniel Gowin, Henry Gowin, Alexr. Gowin (son of Alexander Gowin who died in 1775), and John Hall.

1790 US Census w Moses Hollis in Fairfield Co, SC marked snip

On April 22, 1793 Moses Hollis Sr conveyed a deed of 100 acres on Wateree Creek to Moses Hollis Jr.  Witnesses were Berry Hollis, John Hollis and Elijah Hollis.  The land had previously been granted to William Goyen as part of a 300 acre tract adjacent to Richard Tidwell and John Goodrum in 1769 in Fairfield Co, SC.

1793 Deed Moses Hollis Sr 100a to Moses Hollis Jr wit Berry John and Elijah Hollis prev granted William Goyen 300a in 1769 Fairfield Co, SC p1 marked

1793 Deed Moses Hollis Sr 100a to Moses Hollis Jr wit Berry John and Elijah Hollis prev granted William Goyen 300a in 1769 Fairfield Co, SC p2 marked

On December 13, 1794 Deed book I p 351 of Fairfield County, SC notes that Elijah Hollis Sr gave a gift “for the love good will and affection” to Reuben Hollis Jr of a bay filly.   The transaction was witnessed by Berry Hollis, John Hollis, and Limuel Owen.

1794 Deed book I p 351a Elijah Hollis Sr gift to Reuben Hollis w Berry and John Hollis wits Fairfield SC marked snip

1794 Deed book I p 352a Elijah Hollis Sr gift to Reuben Hollis w Berry and John Hollis wits Fairfield SC marked snip

The will of Moses Hollis Sr was signed April 9, 1793 and probated July 17, 1794.  In the will he named: Wife, Rosanna; children: Moses, Jr., Elijah, Nancy [wife of John Gladden], John, and Berry; Grandchildren: Sally W. Steward [daughter of  Nancy]; Capt. Sterling Tidwell [son of Jean]; Garland Tidwell [son of Jean].  Witnesses included Edward Tidwell, Berry Hollis, and Thomas Goodram.

WILL: Fairfield County, South Carolina, Will Book 2, p. 49
Moses Hollis’ will was dated 9 Apr 1793, proved 17 Jul 1794, probated 16 Aug 1794, Fairfiel d District, South Carolina.
wife: Rosanna, a negro girl Abe (Abbie?), horse Gruberty;
sons: Moses, negro Cos twin; John, negro Pad; Elijah, negro Tony; Berry, negro boy;
daughter: Nancy Gladden, featherbed;
granddaughter: Catherine Paterson, 4 head of cattle;
the negroes Need, Glasco, 5 head of horses, 11 head of cattle to be sold; Zachariah Canty & sons John Hollis & Elijah Hollis executors; wit. Edward Tidwell, Berrey Hollis

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 2a abstracted will Fairfield Co, SC snip

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 2a abstracted will Fairfield Co, SC snip

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 2b abstracted will Fairfield Co, SC snip

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 2b abstracted will Fairfield Co, SC snip

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 3 handwritten will Fairfield Co, SC 1 snip

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 3 handwritten will Fairfield Co, SC 1 snip

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 4 handwritten will Fairfield Co, SC 2 snip

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 4 handwritten will Fairfield Co, SC 2 snip

The following accounting indicates payments and receipts out of Moses Hollis’ estate from 1790 to 1800 in Fairfield Co, SC.

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 5a accounting marked snip

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 5a accounting marked snip

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 5b accounting marked snip

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 5b accounting marked snip

The following probate paperwork filed in Moses Hollis Sr’s estate seems to indicate Rosanna’s “things” (widow of Moses Hollis Sr), signed by John Hollis.

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 6 inventory marked snip

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 6 inventory marked snip

On July 17, 1794, the court appoints Elijah Hollis, Zachariah Canty, and John Hollis as administrators of Moses Hollis Sr’s estate in Fairfield Co, SC.

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 6 inventory order marked snip

1794 Moses Hollis Sr’s probate loose ppw 7 inventory sale showed the following buyers at his estate:  John Hollis, Elijah Hollis, Littleton Isbell, Wm Evins, James Hollis,Berryman Hollis, Peter Patterson, Thomas Hughs, Burrel Gibson, Dix Tidwell, Lemuel Owen, Jesse Gladden, Hugh Brown, Moses Hollis, Rosannah Hollis, George Lott, John Turner, Edmond Tidwell, Limery Strange, Lemon Tidwell, Charles Johnston, Isaac Reynolds, John Mcliled, Austin Peay, William Hollis, John Gladden, Abraham Gibson, Naze Whetted, Joseph Goodrum, and Sterling Tidwell.

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 7 inventory sale marked snip

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 8 inventory sale marked snip

 

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 9a order to appraise marked snip

1794 Moses Hollis probate loose ppw 9a order to appraise marked snip

In 1800, there were several Hollis families living in the Fairfield County, SC area:

Name: James Hollis Sr
Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1 (b. before 1755)
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 45 and over: 1 (b. before 1755)
Number of Household Members Under 16: 1
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 7
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1800 Elijah, Moses, John, and James Hollis Sr in US Census Fairfield Co SC snip

Name: James Hollis, Jr
Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Males -10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1 (b. betw. 1756-1774)
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1 (b. betw. 1756-1774)
Number of Household Members Under 16: 3
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 6
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Name: William Hollis
Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 3
Free White Persons – Males -10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1 (b. betw. 1756-1774)
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1 (b. betw. 1775-1784)
Number of Slaves: 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 6
Number of Household Members Over 25: 1
Number of Household Members: 9
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Name: Moses Hollis Jr
Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 1 (b. betw. 1775-1784)
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1 (b. betw. 1775-1784)
Number of Household Members Under 16: 4
Number of Household Members: 6
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Name: Moses Hollis
Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1 (b. betw. 1756-1774)
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1 (b. betw. 1775-1784)
Free White Persons – Females – 45 and over: 1 (b. before 1755)
Number of Slaves: 4
Number of Household Members Under 16: 2
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 9
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Name: John Hollis
Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Males -10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1 (b. before 1755)
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 4
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 15: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1 (b. betw. 1756-1774)
Number of Slaves: 3
Number of Household Members Under 16: 8
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 13
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Name: Elijah Hollis
Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males -10 thru 15: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1 (b. betw. 1756-1774)
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1 (b. betw. 1756-1774)
Number of Household Members Under 16: 2
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 6
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Name: Burrell Hollis
Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1 (b. betw. 1756-1774)
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1 (b. betw. 1775-1784)
Number of Household Members Under 16: 1
Number of Household Members Over 25: 1
Number of Household Members: 3
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Name: Berryman Hollis
Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44: 1 (b. betw. 1756-1774)
Number of Slaves: 4
Number of Household Members Over 25: 1
Number of Household Members: 5
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Name: Elizabeth Hollis
Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males -10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 45 and over: 1 (b. before 1755)
Number of Household Members Under 16: 1
Number of Household Members Over 25: 1
Number of Household Members: 3
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On 1807 March 10 a warrant of appraisement for the estate of Henry Gowins showed John Hall as administrator and addressed to John Hollis, James Barber, Robert Barber, Elijah Hollis and Hugh Lavender.  John Hollis, Hugh Lavender and Elijah Hollis were appointed as appraisers of Henry Gowins’ estate in Fairfield County, SC.

1807 March 10 warrant of appraisement with John Hollis and Elijah Hollis as appraisers in Fairfield SC

On 1807 March 17 Henry Going’s estate was appraised by appraisers Elijah Hollis, John Hollis, and Hugh Lavender in Fairfield County, South Carolina.

1807 March 17 Henry Going estate appraisal w appraisers Elijah Hollis John Hollis and Hugh Lavender 2 snip

1807 March 17 Henry Going estate appraisal w appraisers Elijah Hollis John Hollis and Hugh Lavender snip

Elijah Hollis, William Hollis, Burrell Hollis, and John Hollis all are on the same page, as well as Daniel Goings and Hugh Goings (Hugh Going is the son of Daniel Going) in the 1810 US Census in Fairfield Co, SC.

Name: Elijah Hollis
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Females – 45 and over : 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 2
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 6

Name: William Hollis
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 15: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44 : 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 45 and over : 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 6
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 9

Name: Burrell Hollis
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – 26 thru 44 : 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 4
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 5
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 7

Name: John Hollis
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 15: 3
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 3
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Numbers of Slaves: 4
Number of Household Members Under 16: 6
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 17

1810 US Census Fairfield SC w William a John a Elijah a Burrell Hollis a Daniel a Hugh Goings marked snip

James Hollis and Hezekiah Goings are on the same page of the 1810 US Census in Fairfield Co, SC.

Name: James Hollis
Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Fairfield, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 2
Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 45 and over : 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 1
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 6

1810 US Census Fairfield SC w James Hollis a Hezekiah Goings marked snip

March 3, 1811 John Barlkey, Sheriff of Fairfield District levied against Elijah Hollis Senior and Daniel Harper for a judgment against them by Edmond Tidwell for 42 dollars and 25 cents, and 5 dollars and 89 cents.  200 acres on Wateree Creek adjacent to Musco Boulware and John Hollis was levied against, and sold to the highest bidder at auction.  Elijah Hollis Junior was the highest bidder at 11 dollars.  John Barkley conveyed the land to Elijah Hollis Jr pursuant to the auction.  The deed was witnessed by Hugh Barkley and John Shackleford.  Fairfield County, South Carolina.

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1811 deedbook y pg 348

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1811 deedbook y pg 348

Rosannah Hollis (Moses Hollis Sr’s wife) died some time in 1817.

The following order to appraise her estate was filed on October 20, 1817.  Her son John Hollis was appointed as administrator of her estate.  The court addressed Jesse Gladden, Minor Gladden, Sterling Tidwell, James Morris and Daniel Hollis for the appraisal of the estate, and appointed Capt. Daniel Hollis, Capt. Sterling Tidwell, and James Morris as appraisers of Rosannah Hollis’ estate.  Capt. Daniel Hollis, Capt. Sterling Tidwell, and James Morris signed the order in Fairfield District, South Carolina.

1817 Rosannah Hollis loose ppw 2a order appraise marked snip

On October 20, 1817 John Hollis applied for Letters of Administration of Rosannah Hollis’ estate, with the Fairfield District Court in South Carolina.

1817 Rosannah Hollis loose ppw 3b John Hollis apply letters admin marked snip

On October 20, 1817 John Hollis, administrator of Rosannah Hollis’ estate, petitioned the court to sell the estate property of Rosannah Hollis.

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On October 20, 1817 John Hollis, Daniel Hollis and Sterling Tidwell posted bond on the estate, and John Hollis was administrator of Rosannah Hollis’ estate.  The bond was signed by John Hollis, Daniel W. Hollis, and Sterling Tidwell, in Fairfield District, South Carolina.

1817 Rosannah Hollis loose ppw 5 John a Daniel Hollis a Sterling Tidwell appt admin Fairfield marked snip

The Fairfield District Court noted in its records, that on October 17, 1817 John Hollis was issued letters of administration of Rosannah Hollis’ estate, and that bond had been posted, and notes entered into the court’s book in the Fairfield District Court in South Carolina.

1817 Rosannah Hollis probate 1 letters admin Fairfield marked snip

1817 Rosannah Hollis probate 2a bond and admin Fairfield marked snip

1817 Rosannah Hollis probate 2b appraise Fairfield marked snip

In November, 1818 John Hollis filed his “sail (sale) bill of Mothers property” (Rosannah Hollis) in Fairfield District, South Carolina.  Buyers listed that were at the estate were Elijah Hollis, Widdow Hollis, Sterling Tidwell, Janey Hollis, and Rheuben Hollis.

1817 Rosannah Hollis loose ppw 3c sale marked snip

The following accounting, undated (likely 1818 based on above documents), of Rosannah Hollis’ estate shows the appraisal and sales out of the estate.  The appraisal was signed by Daniel Hollis, Sterlin Tidwell, and James Morris.  The sales indicated the following buyers at the estate:  Elizabeth Hollis, Widow Hollis, Sterlin Tidwell, Janey Hollis, and Rhueben Hollis it was signed by John Hollis.

1817 Rosannah Hollis probate 3 appraise and sale Fairfield SC marked snip

On February 10, 1819, Elijah V. Hollis, one of the heirs of Moses Hollis Jr, filed a complaint with the court against estate administrator Moses Knighten, that the estate was not justly and freely distributed.   The complaint was styled Elijah V. Hollis v. Moses Knighten admr, Elijah V. Hollis v. Moses Hollis admr,  and Ordinary v. Moses Hollis admr.  The case was filed in Fairfield District, South Carolina.  (Note:  This is Elijah V. Hollis Jr.  Elijah V. Hollis Jr was actually son of Elijah V. Hollis Sr.  His relationship to the estate of Moses Hollis Jr is that he married Mary Hollis (his cousin) – daughter of Moses Hollis Jr.  So he is stepping into the shoes of his wife’s claim against the estate – special thanks to George Hollis who confirmed in email correspondence that Mary is daughter of Moses Hollis Jr, and Elijah Jr is son of Elijah V. Hollis Sr.   Mr. George Hollis is 2xg grandson of Elijah V. Hollis Jr and Mary Hollis).  

1815 Moses Hollis probate 6 Elijah petition to account estate marked snip 1

1819 Moses Hollis probate 6 Elijah petition to account estate marked snip 1

1815 Moses Hollis probate 6 Elijah petition to account estate marked snip 2

1819 Moses Hollis probate 6 Elijah petition to account estate marked snip 2

On February 11, 1819 Moses Knighten filed the following accounting with the Fairfield, South Carolina Court on Moses Hollis Jr’s estate.  It indicated payments made out of the estate to William Owens, William Hollis, John Meredith, Thomas Huron, and William Watson.

1815 Moses Hollis probate 12 accounting marked snip

1819 Moses Hollis probate 12 accounting marked snip

On February 17, 1819 the following accounting was filed by Moses Knighten admr ofMoses Hollis Jr’s estate in Fairfield, SC.  Those paid out of the estate’s account were P. E. Pearson, James Preston, William Grafton, John Rugely, William Hughes, Morning Fogg, Marion Gladden, Abraham Gibson, and Elijah Johnson.

1815 Moses Hollis probate 9 sales marked snip 1

1819 Moses Hollis probate 9 sales marked snip 1

On August 13, 1819 the lawsuit by Elijah V. Hollis and wife (Note:  “and wife” is his wife Mary Hollis – the actual heir and daughter of Moses Hollis Jr) against Moses Knighten admr of Moses Hollis, and Elijah Hollis v. Moses Knighten admr had the following findings:

The first case found for the Plaintiff (Elijah V. Hollis and wife (Note:  “and wife” is his wife Mary Hollis – the actual heir and daughter of Moses Hollis Jr) in the amount of 30 dollars plus costs of suit.

The second case found for the Plaintiff (Elijah V. Hollis) in the amount of 40 dollars and twenty seven cents along with costs of court.

In the third case, Ordinary v. Moses Knighten, the case was dismissed at the Plaintiff’s cost.

1815 Moses Hollis probate 10 judgment marked snip

1819 Moses Hollis probate 10 judgment marked snip

In 1820, the following accounting was filed by Moses Knighten on Moses Hollis Jr’s estate.  Those named as being paid out of the estate were Elijah V. Hollis and wife (Note:  “and wife” is his wife Mary Hollis – the actual heir and daughter of Moses Hollis Jr) in case against Moses Knighten admr of Moses Hollis’ estate, P. E. Pearson, and J. Buchanan.  It was filed in Fairfield Co, SC.

1815 Moses Hollis probate 11 accounting marked snip

1820 Moses Hollis probate 11 accounting marked snip

1821 Wm Hollis applied letters of admin of Wm Hollis Jr estate Fairfield SC marked snip

1821 Wm Hollis applied letters of admin of Wm Hollis Jr estate Fairfield SC marked snip

1821 Wm Hollis Jr order to appraise estate Fairfield SC marked snip

1821 Wm Hollis Jr order to appraise estate Fairfield SC marked snip

1827 Rosannah Hollis loose ppw 4 final accounting Fairfield SC marked snip

1827 Rosannah Hollis loose ppw 4 final accounting Fairfield SC marked snip

November 16, 1829, Elijah V. Hollis conveys to Susanah Hollis and her children, 50 acres of land, and the house where Elijah V. Hollis now lives, upon his death, and a negro slave named “Patricia”.  Fairfield Co, SC.   (Note:  need to determine relationship of Susanah Hollis to Elijah V. Hollis.  I assume this is Elijah V. Hollis Sr, conveying land to the widow of one of his sons who has predeceased him.  Elijah V. Hollis dies within a few years, so he may have been sick and knew his time was coming soon and wanted to provide for his grandchildren – need to confirm if this is case).  

1829 Deed Book HH2 Fairfield Co SC p 76. Elijah V Hollis to Susanah Hollis and her children p1

1829 Deed Book HH2 Fairfield Co SC p 76. Elijah V Hollis to Susanah Hollis and her children p1

1829 Deed Book HH2 Fairfield Co SC p 76. Elijah V Hollis to Susanah Hollis and her children p2

1829 Deed Book HH2 Fairfield Co SC p 76. Elijah V Hollis to Susanah Hollis and her children p2

November 17, 1829 Moses Knighton of Fairfield District, sells 21 acres of land to Elijah V. Hollis. Payment of 188 dollars is made by Elijah V. Hollis to Moses Knighton for the deed.
The land is described as situated on a small Branch of the Wateree Creek and part of a tract granted to Charles Lewis for 190 acres, bounded by Moses Hollis, William Smith’s land which may fully appear on a plat made out for Green B. Montgomery. Witnessed by: Moses Hollis, Isaac K. Hollis, and Jonathan Hollis. Signed by: Moses Knighton.  Isaac K. Hollis proved up the deed on July 27, 1830, and made oath regarding Moses Knighton’s signature, and Moses Hollis, Jonathan Hollis, and his own signature. Fairfield District, South Carolina.  (I believe this deed is for Elijah V. Hollis Jr – the son of Elijah V. Hollis Sr.  But it could be for Elijah V. Hollis Sr).

1830 Deed_HH2_0198a Moses Knighton to Elijah V Hollis marked snip

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1830 Deed_HH2_0199a marked snip

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South Carolina, Fairfield District
Captain Elijah Hollis makes oath that he is a Brother of Captain John Hollis, that he is satisfied that the facts as stated in his Affidavit are correct. That said John Hollis was out with the Whigs almost the whole time of the Revolutionary, that Deponent was too young when the war commenced to take the field, that towards the end of the War the Deponent served with his said Brother under Colonel Lacey in two tours of duty. That the circumstances of the said John Hollis are such as he has stated, and the Deponent believes that if any person deserves and stands in need of a pension he does. That said John Hollis was Deponent’s Captain under Colonel Lacey.
Sworn to before me Nov. 10th 1830
S/ J. Elliott, QU Ex O
S/ Elijah Hollis

1830 Elijah Hollis rev war affid he is brother of Capt John Hollis Fairfield SC marked snip

1830 Elijah Hollis rev war affid he is brother of Capt John Hollis Fairfield SC marked snip

1830 Hollis John Rev War Pens App Page_1

1830 Hollis John Rev War Pens App Page_1

1830 Hollis John Rev War Pens App Page_2

1830 Hollis John Rev War Pens App Page_2

1830 Hollis John Rev War Pens App Page_3

1830 Hollis John Rev War Pens App Page_3

1830 Hollis John Rev War Pens App Page_4

1830 Hollis John Rev War Pens App Page_4

1830 Hollis John Rev War Pens App Page_5

1830 Hollis John Rev War Pens App Page_5

1830 Hollis John Rev War Pens App Page_6

1830 Hollis John Rev War Pens App Page_6

1830 Hollis John Rev War Pens App Page_7

1830 Hollis John Rev War Pens App Page_7

1830 Hollis John Rev War Pens App Page_8

1830 Hollis John Rev War Pens App Page_8

January 29, 1830 Elijah V. Hollis witnesses a deed between John Moore of Chester District who was paid 1730 dollars by John G. Barber of Fairfield District, South Carolina, in consideration of 347 acres of land in Fairfield District on Wateree Creek, bounded by John McCully’s land, Alexander Barber’s land, and land conveyed from John Shackleford, to the Indian Fork of Wateree, and Presly Tidwell’s corner. The land part of the land “conveyed to me by the Commissioner of Equity in December AD 1829”, a tract of land belonging to the estate of Micah Moore, deceased. Witnessed by:  William McDaniel andElijah V. Hollis. Signed by John Moore. On July 25, 1830, Elijah V. Hollis made oath that he did sign the conveyance, and that he was in the presence of  William McDaniel when he signed as well. Fairfield District, South Carolina.

1830 Deed_HH2_0197a Elijah V Hollis marked snip

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1830 Deed_HH2_0198a marked snip

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October 19, 1836 Elijah V. Hollis (Jr) sells Thomas Boulware 266 acres of land for 5000 dollars. The land is located on Wateree Creek, and bounded by Henry Gibson Esq’s land, Thomas Boulware’s land, John Hollis’ land, and Thomas Boulware’s land, and the estate of Musco Boulware deceased’s land. The land was part of two tracts, one which was granted to Moses Hollis and conveyed from Moses Hollis to Elijah Hollis, then fromElijah Hollis to Elijah V. Hollis Jr by Sheriff’s title. The other tract was originally granted to Charles Lewis and conveyed from Lewis to Musco Boulware Sr, and from Boulware to Musco Boulware Jr, and then from him to Moses Knighton, and from Knighton to Elijah V. Hollis, then from the sd. Hollis to the sd. Thomas Boulware. Witnesses:  Micajah B. Pickett and Micajah Beasely. Signed: Elijah V. Hollis. Fairfield District, South Carolina.  (This is Elijah V. Hollis Jr who is the son of Elijah V. Hollis Sr.)

1836 Deed_MM_0250a Elijah V Hollis marked snip

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1837 Feb 13, Mary Hollis – wife of Elijah V. Hollis, relinquishes her righs and dower in the land Elijah V. Hollis conveyed to Thomas Boulware.  Witnessed by Thomas Lumpkin.  Fairfield Co, SC.  Fairfield County, Deed Book MM page 327.  http://www.ken-shelton.com/Fairfield/Deeds/deeds.htm

1837 Mary Hollis, wife of Elijah Hollis, relinquishing dower to Boulware

1837 Mary Hollis, wife of Elijah Hollis, relinquishing dower to Boulware

 

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