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In memory of Mary Ellen McGinnis, my Paternal 2nd Great-Grandmother on the HOLLENBECK branch.


  • New York Department of Health; Albany, NY; NY State Death Index; Certificate Number: 36854

1860 Taylor, Cortland, New York

1865 Freetown, Cortland, New York

1875 Cincinnatus, Cortland, New York

1880 Cincinnatus, Cortland, New York

1892 Willet, Cortland, New York

1900 Willet, Cortland, New York

1905 Willet, Cortland, New York

1910 Willet, Cortland, New York

1915 Willet, Cortland, New York

1920 Willet, Cortland, New York

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Mary Ellen McGinnis

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1859 Dec

Cortland County, New York


1889 Jan 16

New York



1922 June 10

Willet, Cortland, New York

Marathon Village Cemetery

Marathon, Cortland County, New York


Mary Ellen McGinnis was the daughter of William and Catherine McGinnis. Mary was a school teacher and active church member. She married Jasper Hollenbeck on January 16, 1889. She died on the 10th of June, 1922. Jasper died on the 10th of February, 1937. They are buried together with many other family members in Marathon Cemetery.


Mary Ellen McGinnis & Jasper Hollenbeck were the parents of my ancestor,

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