When Jeremiah Marr Holt was born on 24 February 1842, in Wayne, Tennessee, United States, his father, Benjamin Wheatley Holt, was 35 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 24 February 1916, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Holt Cemetery, Wayne, Tennessee, United States.
English, North German, Dutch, Danish, and Norwegian: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a small wood, from Middle English, Middle Low German, Danish, and Norwegian holt, or a habitational name from one of the many places called with this word. In England, the surname is widely distributed, but more common in Lancashire and Yorkshire than elsewhere.
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