Dorothy Elizabeth Holeton

Brief Life History of Dorothy Elizabeth

When Dorothy Elizabeth Holeton was born in 1851, in Ohio, United States, her father, Gomaliel "Mahlon" N Holeton, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Herbert, was 26. She married Thomas J Popejoy on 21 January 1873, in Harrison, Iowa, United States. She lived in Morgan Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Woodbine, Harrison, Iowa, United States in 1920. She died on 7 December 1929, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Woodbine Cemetery, Woodbine, Harrison, Iowa, United States.

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Thomas J Popejoy
Dorothy Elizabeth Holeton
Marriage: 21 January 1873

Sources (13)

  • Elisobath Holton in household of Mahlon Holton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Holeton, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
  • Dorothy Elizabeth Popejoy, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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Historical Boundaries: 1851: Harrison, Iowa, United States


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Name Meaning

English (Middlesex and Sussex): possibly a variant of Halston, which is partly a habitational name from Halston (Shropshire), perhaps named with an Old English personal name Ealh + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’, and partly derived from the Middle English personal name Halstein. Alternatively, Holston may be a habitational name from Holstone in Durham (from Old English hol ‘hole, hollow’ + stān ‘stone’) or from a lost or unidentified place so called.

Probably an Americanized form of German Holsten .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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