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Margaret Hollinger

Female 1798 - 1874  (76 years)


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  • Name Margaret Hollinger 
    Born 22 Mar 1798  Mobile, Mobile, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 17 Nov 1798  Mobile, Mobile, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On 17 November 1798, I, the pastor of Immaculate Conception Church of Mobile, baptized and put the Holy Oils to a girl, daughter of Adam Hollinger and Marie Juzan and was given the name of Margaret, born on 22 March 1798. Godparents were Captain Cook, representing Simon Faber, and Madame Modeste Dolive, who were advised of their spiritual parentage. I signed it.

      Rev. Constantine McKenna
    Gender Female 
    Died 05 Jul 1874  Bay St. Louis, Hancock, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Died, at the summer residence of her son-in-law, J. D. Fowler, Esq., Bay St. Louis, on Sunday, the 5th inst., Margaret H., widow of the late Col. Gilbert C. Russell, aged 76 years. Thus at an advanced age, honored, respected and beloved by all who knew her--surrounded by many friends and members of her family, but above all, attended by the gentle hands and loving hearts of her daughters, one, whose life-story would be an epitome of Southwestern history for the past 75 years. Born in Mobile, in 1798, the subject of this brief sketch grew to womanhood in what is now Southwestern Alabama, and was here married married in 1815 to Col. Russell of the 5th U.S. Infantry. Of gentle origin herself and wedded to a young and brilliant officer of distinguished family, a protege of President Madison, companion-in-arms of Jackson, Gaines, and Scott--a friend and associate of the men noted in arms, letters, and politics who illustrated the second grand epoch of our country's history, and possessed of ample fortune.
    Person ID I6476  Dickinson
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2011 

    Father Adam Hollinger,   b. Abt 1741, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1808, Washington County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Mother Marie Josephine Juzan,   b. 1766, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1836, Mobile County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1792  Mobile, Mobile, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On Wednesday 11 April 1792, before me, the pastor of Immaculate Conception Church of Mobile, to contract marriage were Adam Hollinger, native of Ireland, and Marie Joseph Juzan, native of Mobile. After receiving in writing the paternal consent and having dispenced from the banns for just cause and that the information on the single state conformed to regulations, there being no canonical or civil impediment, I received the mutual consent of Adam Hollinger and Marie Joseph Juzan by exzpressed words, so that it is true and legitimate marriage in my presence and in that of the witnesses Cornelius McCurtin and John Forbes. In faith I have signed in my hand on the same day, month and year as above.

      Father Manuel Garcia, Pastor

      Cornelius McCurtin
      John Forbes
      Adam Hollinger
      Marie Joseph Juzan
    Family ID F1742  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gilbert Christian Russell,   b. 18 May 1782, Abingdon, Washington, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1861, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1815  Mt. Vernon, Mobile, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Mary Russell,   b. May 1822, Mobile County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Gilbert Christian Russell,   b. Abt 1824, Mobile County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. George W Russell,   b. Abt 1828, Mobile County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Ann Maria Russell,   b. 04 Apr 1830, Mobile County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Mar 1902, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     5. Caroline Russell,   b. Abt 1833, Mobile County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Virginia Alabama Russell,   b. Abt 1836, Mobile County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Henrietta Russell,   b. Abt 1838, Mobile County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2011 
    Family ID F1746  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Mar 1798 - Mobile, Mobile, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 17 Nov 1798 - Mobile, Mobile, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 05 Jul 1874 - Bay St. Louis, Hancock, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336361] Deep South Genealogical Quarterly, Mobile Genealogical Society, (Mobile, Alabama: Mobile Genealogical Society), vol. 27-28, 109.