Prudence HOLT


Brief Life History of Prudence

When Prudence HOLT was born in 1824, in Blount, Alabama, United States, her father, William Charles Jasper Holt, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Hogeland, was 19. She married Luallen Miller in 1850, in Blount, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Western Division, Walker, Alabama, United States in 1860. She died in 1865, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 41.

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Luallen Miller
Prudence HOLT
Marriage: 1850
Wiley Washington Miller
Dorcas Drucilla Miller
Mr. Miller
John J. Miller
James W. Miller
John R Miller
Kindred Kain Liason Miller
Mariza Elizabeth Miller
Charles Oliver Miller
Agnes Miller

Sources (3)

  • Prudence Miller in household of Luallen Miller, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Prudie Miller in entry for John R. Miller, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • Prudence Miller in household of Luallen Miller, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1850Blount, Alabama, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (17)

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    World Events (6)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 1

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 6

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 12

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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