Clay County, Kentucky. He died 10 July 1958 in Franklin Warren Co.)
Ohio. He is buried in Woodhill Cemetery, Franklin, Ohio.)
Elbert Hollingsworth - Franklin, Ohio, 1977.
Funeral services for Elbert Hollingsworth of Burning. Springs were held
at Macedonia Baptist Church Sunday (6 Feb 1977-Ed.). He was a native
of Clay County and died at Memorial Hospital Friday at the age of 79.
He was also a retired farmer and member of Macedonia Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife Gertrude Rawlings Hollingsworth and the
following children: Raleigh P., Seattle, Wash.; Ocie McGeorge, and
Dorothy Hale, both of Burning Springs. Seven grandchildren and one
greatgrandchild also survive. His brothers and sisters are: Fred, Boca
Raton, Fla.; Ida Martin, Middletown, Ohio; Lena Moore, Franklin, Ohio;
Orville, Jess, Jim and Doris Hudson, all of Franklin.
Services were conducted by the Rev. Billy Reynolds and Heston Hatcher
at 2 p.m. Sunday with Rominger Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Burial was in the Macedonia Cemetery. (The Manchester Enterprise,
Feb, 1977, from the collection of Jesse C. L. Hollingsworth.
We entered a plea for information about the passing of Raleigh
Hollingsworth in our June issue, and Capt. Hollingsworth has satisfied
all of our wishes. In his letter quoted above, Jesse explains that
his father, Daniel Boone Hollingsworth, was twice married. The first
wife was Emily Lunsford, who died 22 Oct 1908 in Clay Co., Kentucky.
Elbert Hollingsworth was a child of that marriage. Daniel then
married Jane Lewis who was the mother of Capt. Jesse C. L. Hollingsworth.
Therefore, as Jesse says, Elbert was his half-brother and Raleigh was his
John L. Hollingsworth - Springfield, Oregon - 1985.
John L. Hollingsworth, 96, of 1125 North 58th Street, Springfield,
died April 21. A memorial service is at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Pauf's
Methodist Church, Springfield. (The Reaister-Guard, Eugene, Oregon,
Tues. 14 May 1985, courtesy of Correspondent Eileen H. Gray, 1913 W.
Park Drive, Florence, Oregon 97439.)
MACEDONIA PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY
Located s.w. of Decatur, Newton County, Mississippi, in Riser comunity.
All markers were recorded in July 1983 by Correspondent, Dr. Harold Graham.
Descendants of both Jacob Hollingsworth (b.1775, North Carolina, died 1853,
Madison Co., Miss.) through son Isaac, are here.
And also of Isaac Hollingsworth, (brother of Jacob) (b. 1780, N. C. died 1866,
Newton Co., Miss) are buried there. Andrew Jackson Hollingsworth, son of Isaac
and grandson of Jacob Hollingsworth, settled in this area and married Mary Jane Riser,
daughter of David Riser and Nancy Hollingsworth. Isaac Hollingsworth (3), a brother to
Andrew Jackson Hollingsworth, married Catherine Riser a daughter of the same couple, and
also granddaughter of Isaac Hollingsworth, Sr. also settled in this area. Many of their
descendants are buried here. The church was organized in 1881 and the earliest known burials
begin with this date.
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