Ollis, Frederick William (1877-1970)


Frederick was born on 28 March 1877 at Leicester, Leicestershire, to parents Edwin Ollis, a hatter (1891), and Eliza Gibson.

Frederick worked as a felt hatter before entering the ministry (1891)

He emigrated to USA arriving in New York on 5 July 1910. He transferred to the Congregational ministry in America.

He married Annie Louise Fry (1885-1936) in the summer of 1906 in the Bristol registration District, Gloucestershire. Records identify three children.

  • Kenneth Frederick (1907-1988) – a teacher (1957)
  • Elmer Leslie (1912-1912)
  • Leslie Edwin (1913-1988)

He married Anna G Huson (1875-1955) on 4 July 1937 at Manclona, Antrim, Michigan.

He married Jenolga Cooley, nee Douglas (1891-1972) on 3 July 1956 at Clay, Florida.

Frederick died on 16 April 1970 at Penney Farms, Clay County, Florida, USA.


  • Hartley
  • 1902 Hatton
  • 1904 Stanstead
  • 1905 Kennington Park
  • 1906 Gillingham
  • 1908 Margate
  • 1910 ceased


W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

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