Martha Holt

2 August 1796–1850 (Age 53)
Radcliffe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Martha

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.

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Family Time Line

William Butterworth
1784–1840
Martha Holt
1796–1850
Marriage: 6 April 1820
Robert Butterworth
1822–
Martha Butterworth
1830–
Elizabeth Butterworth
1826–
Edmund Butterworth
1827–1877
Sarah Ann Butterworth
1828–
Susan Butterworth
1831–
Mary Butterworth
1833–
William Butterworth
1837–1887

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1820Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 5
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 12
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
    1815
    Age 19
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Hohlt
    Holten
    Holtan
    Holter
    Holtman
    Holtmann
    Holte
    Hoult

    Sources (28)

    • Martha Butterworth in entry for Mary Butterworth, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Martha Butterworth in household of Sarah Butterworth, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Martha Holt, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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