Hazel C. Hollenbeck
b. 27 September 1897, d. February 1987
- Father: James S. Hollenbeck b. May 1850, d. 7 December 1936
- Mother: Catharine Stahle b. 14 October 1856, d. 29 July 1930
- Hazel C. Hollenbeck was born on 27 September 1897 in New York.
- James S. Hollenbeck and Catharine Stahle appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Royalton, Niagara County, New York. Other members of the household included Hazel C. Hollenbeck, Frederick James Hollenbeck, Florence Violet Hollenbeck and Simon Andreas Stahle.
- The following appeared on 15 November 1905 in The Niagara Falls Gazette: A merry party gathered at the home of Mrs. Wm. Weber on Monday to celebrate the 75th birthday of her mother, Mrs. G. Stahle. The out-of-town guests were Mrs. Jas. Hollenbeck and daughter Hazel, Miss Gertrude Cleghorn of East High street, Lockport, and Mrs. Robert Fitzgerald of Buffalo.
- The following appeared on 9 October 1908 in The Niagara Falls Gazette: A very pleasant gathering was that at the home of Mrs. Margaret Weber of Willow avenue, on Wednesday, when occurred the reunion of the family of Mrs. Ursula Stahle. The only drawback of the full enjoyment of the occasion was the absence of two of Mrs. Stahle's sons, the eldest, Mr. Conrad Stahle of Cleveland avenue, being seriously ill. The house was beautifully decorated with ferns and flowers, the color scheme throughout the entire house being red and green. The time passed most pleasantly in meeting and greeting relatives and friends, old and new, many of whom met for the first time. A most bountiful dinner was served, after which Mrs. Daniel Behe sang several beautiful solos, and Miss Ursula Stahle rendered some instrumental music. Among the out-of-town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. James Hollenbeck and daughter Hazel, of Lockport; Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Behe, of Gasport; Mrs. Herman Gaertner and Miss Edna Williams, of Petersburg, Mich; Mrs. John Cleghorn and son Robert, of Cuba; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fitzgerald and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Weber and daughter, of Buffalo.
Many of those attending the reunion appear in the accompanying photograph.
- James S. Hollenbeck and Catharine Stahle appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Royalton, Niagara County, New York, at Earnest Road. Other members of the household included Hazel C. Hollenbeck, Simon Andreas Stahle.
- James S. Hollenbeck and Catharine Stahle appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Royalton, New York. Other members of the household included Hazel C. Hollenbeck.
- She married Alvin Washington Sand, son of Jacob Sand and Margaret Goss, on 1 September 1927 in Dysinger, Niagara County, New York.
- The following appeared on 3 September 1927 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: (Dysinger) A very pretty wedding took place when Miss Hazel Hollenbeck of Royalton, was united in marriage to Alvin Sand, of Lockport, by Rev. C. Walton Jarvis on September 1st at 1 o'clock. The ceremony took place before a beautiful embankment of garden flowers in the home and same room that the bride's father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. James S. Hollenbeck, were united in marriage 50 years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hollenbeck were the attendants. The bride wore a gown of tan georgette. The guests present were Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Hollenbeck, the Misses Lorraine and Dorothy Sand, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hollenbeck, Miss Marjorie Hollenbeck, Carl Hollenbeck, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Behe, Miss Evelyn Behe and Mr. and Mrs. Harry J. Hunt of Washington, D. C. After the ceremony a delicious wedding dinner was served. The color schemes were green and white with wedding bells for favors and hand painted place cards. After a motor trip through Canada, Mr. and Mrs. Sand will be at home September 23 at No. 2 Wilson Parkway, Lockport.
- The following appeared on 26 August 1936 in the Lockport Union-Sun & Journal: The 34th annual reunion of the Hollenbeck family was held Saturday, Aug. 22 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Stagner on the Campbell Blvd. with about 80 in attendance. Dinner was served at 1 o'clock after which games and a social hour were enjoyed.
In the absence of the president, Walter O. Shults, William Stagner presided over the business meeting and officers were elected as follows: President, Daniel Hollenbeck; vice president, Alvin W. Sand; secretary and treasurer, Florence V. Behe; historian, Marjorie Hollenbeck, with Mrs. Alvin Sand of Lockport, Mrs. Mary Pettit Harris of Los Angeles, Cal., and Mrs. Hazel Griffith of Prospect, O., assisting.
The oldest member present was William Plarr of Buffalo, the youngest George Plarr, Jr. The guests were Mr. and Mrs. Harry J. Hunt of Buffalo. The next reunion will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Hollenbeck.
- The following appeared on 7 December 1936 in the Lockport Union-Sun & Journal: James S. Hollenbeck, aged 86 years, a lifelong resident of the town of Royalton, passed away Monday, Dec. 7, at the home of his son, Frederick J. Hollenbeck. Besides his son he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Daniel Behe of Royalton, and Mrs. Alvin Sand, the town of Lockport, also three grandchidren and six great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 2 o'clock at the home of his son. Burial at Chestnut Ridge cemetery.
- The following appeared on 26 February 1948 in the Lockport Union-Sun & Journal: (Raymond Hill) Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Rankie and family and Mr. and Mrs. Owen Confer were visitorsat the home of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Washington Sand, Sunday. They brought a brithday cake and ice cream in honor of their father on the occasion of his birthday, Feb. 22.
- Hazel C. Hollenbeck became a widow at the 1 March 1955 death of her husband Alvin Washington Sand.
- The following appeared on 2 March 1955 in the Lockport Union-Sun & Journal: A retired farmer, Alvin W. Sand, 75, died Tuesday afternoon following a long illness. Mr. Sand was born in the Town of Lockport, Feb. 22, 1880, son of Jacob and Margaret Goss Sand.
Mr. Sand, who lived on Crosby Road, was a life long member of the Raymond Community Church and had served as a trustee for several years. He was noted for his hobby of woodworking.
He is survived by his wife, the former Hazel C. Hollenbeck, two daughters, Mrs. Loraine Rankie and Mrs. Dorothy Confer, both of Lockport, one sister, Mrs. Floyd Bassett of North Chili, and four grandchildren.
Services will be held at the Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee St., Friday at 2 o'clock, the Rev. Everett Davis of Raymond Hill officiating. Burial will be in Cold Springs Cemetery.
- The following appeared on 18 May 1967 in the Lockport Union-Sun & Journal: Mrs. Hazel C. Sand spent a few days last week visiting her brother, Fred Hollenbeck and family at Avoca.
- The following appeared on 10 April 1968 in the Lockport Union-Sun & Journal: (Raymond Hill). Mrs. Alvin W. Sand accompanied her nephew, Carl Hollenbeck and his grandchildren saturday to Avoca, N.Y. where they attended the wedding of Miss Joy Sutfin and William Fields Jr. held in the Baptist Church there.
- Hazel C. Hollenbeck died in February 1987 at age 89.
- Last Edited: 21 Feb 2014