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Hollis, Maine, USA

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Where is Hollis, Maine, USA? 

Hollis, York, Maine, USA
According to G.T. Ridlon, author of Saco Valley Settlements, "The original plantation of Little Falls included what is now Hollis, Dayton, and that part of Limington south of Little Ossipee river."

Early settlement was slow "in consequence of the uncertainty of titles, the boundaries of the original grants being a matter of dispute...In 1790 the population had increased to about 600 souls. The town was incorporated Jan. 27, 1798, by the name of Phillipsburgh..." The towns people soon determined the name Phillipsburgh was too awkward. "In 1811 the unwieldy name was exchanged for Hollis." About.html

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Hollis, Maine, USA - Quillcote, Summer Home of Kate Douglas Wiggin, Hollis, Maine
Hollis, Maine, USA

Quillcote, Summer Home of Kate Douglas Wiggin, Hollis, Maine
Hollis, Maine, USA - The Saco River, Hollis, Maine
Hollis, Maine, USA

The Saco River, Hollis, Maine
Hollis, Maine, USA - Memorial Bridge - Buxton, Hollis, Me.
Hollis, Maine, USA

Memorial Bridge - Buxton, Hollis, Me.

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1886 - Hollis
Hollis is situated in the north-west part of York County, and on the west side of the Saco River....Read MORE...

Hollis, a post-township (town) of York co., Me., is bounded on the E. by the Saco River. It has...Read MORE...

Ancestors Who Were Born Here

flag   John C HALEY (1848, Hollis, Maine, USA - 29 September 1915, Biddeford, Maine, USA (Biddeford Pool))

flag   Inez Bernice PHILLIPS (22 April 1883, Hollis, Maine, USA - 2 October 1982, West Paris, Maine, USA) gravestone

flag   William RIDLON (26 February 1792, Hollis, Maine, USA - 1885, Sebago, Cumberland, Maine, USA)

US Civil War Soldiers flag    Francis G WARREN (4 March 1828, Hollis, Maine, USA - 2 April 1900, Biddeford, Maine, USA (Biddeford Pool)) gravestone

flag   Elizabeth Johnson WENTWORTH (4 April 1829, Hollis, Maine, USA - 10 February 1869, Westbrook, Maine, USA (Saccarappa) (Cumberland Mills)) gravestone

Ancestors Who Died Here

flag   Rachel EDGECOMB (23 May 1730, Saco, Maine, USA - 1820, Hollis, Maine, USA) gravestone

flag   Robert Brooks MARTIN (1755, Biddeford, Maine, USA (Biddeford Pool) - 1808, Hollis, Maine, USA)

flag   John MOULTON (19 November 1751, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA - 24 April 1737, Hollis, Maine, USA)

flag   Gideon W. TIBBETTS (4 April 1816, Buxton, Maine, USA - 8 October 1841, Hollis, Maine, USA)

flag   Nathan WOODMAN (26 June 1726, Newbury, Massachusetts, USA - 1812, Hollis, Maine, USA)

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