Jeremiah Marr Holt

24 February 1842–21 February 1915 (Age 73)
Wayne, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Jeremiah Marr

When Jeremiah Marr Holt was born on 24 February 1842, in Wayne, Tennessee, United States, his father, Benjamin Wheatley Holt, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Garner Curtis, was 29. He married Margaret Ann Scott on 29 December 1866. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Civil District 11, Warren, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States in 1910. He died on 21 February 1915, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Wayne, Tennessee, United States.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Jeremiah Marr Holt
1842–1915
Margaret Ann Scott
1848–1925
Marriage: 29 December 1866
Martha Jane Holt
1867–
Sarah Holt
1870–1956
Sally A. Holt
1870–1964
William Thomas Holt
1872–1948
Lydia Ann Holt
1874–1964
Amanda Elizabeth Holt
1876–1969
Frances Marion Holt
1879–1946
Mary Elizabeth Holt
1881–1971
Emma Ellen Holt
1885–1949
Zebedee Montgomery Holt
1886–1959
Riley Harrison Holt
1889–1967
Dora Holt
1891–1891
Cora Edna Holt
1891–1966

Spouse and Children

    Male1842–1915Male

    Margaret Ann Scott

    Female1848–1925Female

MARRIAGE
29 December 1866
children

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Nancy Jane Holt

    Female1834–1860Female

    Female1836–1877Female

    Female1838–1914Female

    Joseph H. Holt

    Male1840–1920Male

    Male1842–1915Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 4

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 20

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

1 English, North German, Danish, and Norwegian: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a small wood, Middle English, Middle Low German, Danish, Norwegian holt, or a habitational name from one of the very many places named with this word. In England the surname is widely distributed, but rather more common in Lancashire than elsewhere.2 Shortened form of Dutch van Holt, a habitational name from places named Holt (see 1).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jerry M Holt, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jerry Holt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jery Holt in household of Benjamin Holt, "United States Census, 1850"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.