Martha Holt was born on 2 August 1796, in Radcliffe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of John Holt and Mary. She married William Butterworth on 6 April 1820, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Radcliffe, Lancashire, England in 1796 and Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died in 1850, in Royton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 54.
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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