HOLLIS Family

First Generation

1. Alvin G.1 Hollis (#12489) was born in Al 1879. His body was interred in Hollis Town Cem., Stewart's Crossroads, St. Clair Co., Al.

He married Florence M. Isbell about 1900. (Florence M. Isbell is #12488.) Florence was born in Al Mar 1882. Florence was the daughter of James P. 'Big Jim' Isbell and Martha A. 'Matt' Unknown. Florence died 1915/1916 in Shelby Co., Al, at 34 years of age. Her body was interred in Hollis Town Cem., Stewart's Crossroads, St. Clair Co., Al. At 19 years of age Florence became the mother of James Isaiah 'Jim' Hollis in St. Clair Co., Al, 22 Sep 1901. At approximately 22 years of age Florence became the mother of Ealie Ann Elizabeth Hollis in St. Clair Co., Al, about 7 Oct 1904. At 24 years of age Florence became the mother of George M. Buster 'Buck' Hollis in St Clair Co., Al, 1906. At 26 years of age Florence became the mother of Daisy "Mattie" Leona Hollis in St Clair Co., Al, 25 May 1908. At 28 years of age Florence became the mother of Thurman Joshua Hollis in St Clair Co., Al, 21 Jun 1910. At 29 years of age Florence became the mother of Mollie 'Onzell' Hollis in St. Clair Co., Al, 8 Jan 1912. At 32 years of age Florence became the mother of Incee Hollis in St Clair Co., Al, 1914.

At 22 years of age Alvin became the father of James Isaiah 'Jim' Hollis in St. Clair Co., Al, 22 Sep 1901. At approximately 25 years of age Alvin became the father of Ealie Ann Elizabeth Hollis in St. Clair Co., Al, about 7 Oct 1904. At 27 years of age Alvin became the father of George M. Buster 'Buck' Hollis in St Clair Co., Al, 1906. At 28 years of age Alvin became the father of Daisy "Mattie" Leona Hollis in St Clair Co., Al, 25 May 1908. At 30 years of age Alvin became the father of Thurman Joshua Hollis in St Clair Co., Al, 21 Jun 1910. At 32 years of age Alvin became the father of Mollie 'Onzell' Hollis in St. Clair Co., Al, 8 Jan 1912. At 35 years of age Alvin became the father of Incee Hollis in St Clair Co., Al, 1914. Alvin married the second time to Alice Hollis after 1 January 1920. She had been previously married to a Castleberry. Alice had children by Mr. Castleberry: Bertha, twins who died?, and Eli. Alvin and Alice had Alvin Junior, Donald, Annie Merle and Mary. Annie married a Givens, but is separated and lives in Leeds. Her phone is 699-7304. Alvin Junior lives in Albuquerque and his phone is 505-472-2074. Alvin owned a sawmill and a country store at Hollis Town. Ozell said that's all she ever knew him to do, but they didn't see much of him after her grandmother Florence died. Would not see him for years at a time. He once said all they thou ght about was having kids and gettin' them big enough to work.

Alvin G. Hollis and Florence M. Isbell had the following children:

child + 2 i. James Isaiah 'Jim'2 Hollis was born 22 Sep 1901.

child 3 ii. Ealie Ann Elizabeth Hollis (#18469) was born in St. Clair Co., Al about 7 Oct 1904. Ealie died about 1984. Her body was interred in Cedar Grove Cem., Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al. She married William 'Bayles' Howard. (William 'Bayles' Howard is #18470.) William was born 25/31 AUG 1898. William was the son of Franklin R. 'Frank' Howard and Augusta 'Gustie' Nichols. William died about 1972 in Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al. His body was interred in Cedar Grove Cem., Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al. William became the father of Willard Hughie Howard 1922. William became the father of Lois Onzell Howard 14 Jul 1926. William became the father of Julius Alvin Howard 1928. (See William 'Bayles' Howard for the continuation of this line.)

At 17 years of age Ealie became the mother of Willard Hughie Howard 1922. At 21 years of age Ealie became the mother of Lois Onzell Howard 14 Jul 1926. At 23 years of age Ealie became the mother of Julius Alvin Howard 1928.

child 4 iii. George M. Buster 'Buck' Hollis (#18494) was born in St Clair Co., Al 1906. Ruby said Buck's name was Georgie Buster, but Millard had never heard of his first name. Buck was married twice, the first time to Elizabeth, the second time to Annie. Ask James Hollis. He had no children.

child 5 iv. Daisy "Mattie" Leona Hollis (#12487) was born in St Clair Co., Al 25 May 1908. Daisy died 7 Jan 1996 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al, at 87 years of age. Her body was interred in Dunnavant Com. Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. She married James Medford 'Toontie' Kendrick. (James Medford 'Toontie' Kendrick is #12486.) James was born in Shelby Co., Al 30 Jul 1910. James was the son of John L. Kendrick and Beulah Epperson. James died 25 Jul 1967 in Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al, at 56 years of age. His body was interred in Dunnavant Com. Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. At 21 years of age James became the father of James Lawrence Kendrick in Jefferson Co., Al, 20 Nov 1931. At 22 years of age James became the father of Hazel Marie Kendrick in Jefferson Co., Al, 2 Jun 1933. At 26 years of age James became the father of Bobbie Jean Kendrick in Jefferson Co., Al, 11 Aug 1936. At 30 years of age James became the father of Travis Alvin Kendrick in Jefferson Co., Al, 31 Dec 1940. At 31 years of age James became the father of Mary Louise 'Peggy' Kendrick in Jefferson Co., Al, 19 Feb 1942. At 34 years of age James became the father of Gary Lamar Kendrick in Jefferson Co., Al, 29 Jun 1945. At 36 years of age James became the father of Millard Terry Kendrick in Jefferson Co., Al, 27 Sep 1946. At 39 years of age James became the father of Eddie Dean Kendrick in Jefferson Co., Al, 28 Aug 1949. (See James Medford 'Toontie' Kendrick for the continuation of this line.)

At 23 years of age Daisy became the mother of James Lawrence Kendrick in Jefferson Co., Al, 20 Nov 1931. At 25 years of age Daisy became the mother of Hazel Marie Kendrick in Jefferson Co., Al, 2 Jun 1933. At 28 years of age Daisy became the mother of Bobbie Jean Kendrick in Jefferson Co., Al, 11 Aug 1936. At 32 years of age Daisy became the mother of Travis Alvin Kendrick in Jefferson Co., Al, 31 Dec 1940. At 33 years of age Daisy became the mother of Mary Louise 'Peggy' Kendrick in Jefferson Co., Al, 19 Feb 1942. At 37 years of age Daisy became the mother of Gary Lamar Kendrick in Jefferson Co., Al, 29 Jun 1945. At 38 years of age Daisy became the mother of Millard Terry Kendrick in Jefferson Co., Al, 27 Sep 1946. At 41 years of age Daisy became the mother of Eddie Dean Kendrick in Jefferson Co., Al, 28 Aug 1949. Data on this family given by Millard on 22 Sep. 1996. Mattie's name was written as Daisy M. on the 1920 census. Cemetery also called Faith Baptist.

child + 6 v. Thurman Joshua Hollis was born 21 Jun 1910.

child 7 vi. Mollie 'Onzell' Hollis (#18499) was born in St. Clair Co., Al 8 Jan 1912. Mollie died 24 May 1967 in Talladega, Talladega Co., Al, at 55 years of age. Her body was interred in Mt. Zion Fbc, Pell City, St. Clair Co., Al. She married Benjamin 'Ben' Howard. (Benjamin 'Ben' Howard is #18500.) Benjamin was born in St. Clair Co., Al 31 May 1907. Benjamin was the son of Franklin R. 'Frank' Howard and Augusta 'Gustie' Nichols. Benjamin died about 1983. At 22 years of age Benjamin became the father of Mary 'Ozell' Howard 22 May 1930. (See Benjamin 'Ben' Howard for the continuation of this line.)

At 18 years of age Mollie became the mother of Mary 'Ozell' Howard 22 May 1930. Onzell was born across the mountain in St. Clair County. Ozell wasn't sure what it was called, but it was out from Chula Vista, into the woods. She was three years old when her mother died. Ben and Onzell moved to Pell City about 1935 an d went to work for Avondale Cotton Mills making two dollars a day. They both retired from there. Onzell died in a Talladega hospital.

child 8 vii. Incee Hollis (#18510) was born in St Clair Co., Al 1914. Incee died 1914 in St Clair Co., Al, at less than one year of age. Her body was interred in Hollis Town Cem., Stewart's Crossroads, St. Clair Co., Al. Ozell Howard Seals said this child died before she was a year old.

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