Jeremiah Marr Holt

Brief Life History of Jeremiah Marr

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.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Marr Holt
1842–1916
Margaret Ann Scott
1848–1925
Marriage: 29 December 1866
Martha Jane Holt
1867–1910
Sarah Adeline Sallie 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

Sources (22)

  • Jerry M Holt, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jerry M Holt, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Jerry, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1846

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

1846

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

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

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.

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

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