Kindle Lawson Holt Jr

Brief Life History of Kindle Lawson

When Kindle Lawson Holt Jr was born in 1839, in Blount, Alabama, United States, his father, William Charles Jasper Holt, was 54 and his mother, Elizabeth Hogeland, was 34. He married Mary Jane Hill on 25 December 1859, in Blount, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Marion, Alabama, United States in 1870 and Walker, Alabama, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1862. He died from 1882 to 1900, in Alabama, United States.

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Kindle Lawson Holt Jr
Mary Jane Hill
Marriage: 25 December 1859
Mary Elizabeth Holt
William H Holt
Sarah L Holt
John R. Holt
Samuel Booker Holt
Leroy E Holt
Bethana Icadoria "Icey" Holt

Sources (16)

  • K L Holt, "Alabama State Census, 1866"
  • Kindrel Holt, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • K L Holt, "Alabama Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865"

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1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

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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