Manerva Holt

Female1837–

Brief Life History of Manerva

When Manerva Holt was born in 1837, in Blount, Alabama, United States, her father, William Charles Jasper Holt, was 52 and her mother, Elizabeth Hogeland, was 32.

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Family Time Line

William Charles Jasper Holt
1785–1856
Elizabeth Hogeland
1805–1915
Jincey Ann Holt
1823–1923
James Holt
1833–
Prudence HOLT
1824–1865
Martha Holt Hill
1825–1910
Anthony Holt
1826–1904
Catherine L Holt
1826–1886
Minerva Holt
1828–1901
William Jasper Holt
1832–
Missouri Malinda Holt
1835–1877
Mary Ann Holt
1835–1911
William Holt
1836–1837
Manerva Holt
1837–
Nigara Holt
1837–1879
Kindle Lawson Holt Jr
1839–1900
William Holt
1842–
Andrew Jackson Holt
1844–1927
Liotta Malinda Holt
1848–

Sources (1)

  • Manerva Holt in household of Wm Holt, "United States Census, 1850"

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 9

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

1863

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 26

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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