When Nancy Jane Holt was born on 14 July 1831, in Washington, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Zachary Holt, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Bowman, was 20. She married William Ibzan Searcy on 26 August 1854, in Washington, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 4 Cheshire, Anderson, Kentucky, United States in 1880. She died on 27 July 1917, in Anderson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Ballard, Anderson, Kentucky, 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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