Martha Holt

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

The Life 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 4 sons and 6 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
Betty Butterworth
1822–1829
John Butterworth
1822–1827
Robert Butterworth
1822–
Elizabeth Butterworth
1826–
Edmund Butterworth
1827–1877
Sarah Ann Butterworth
1828–
Martha Butterworth
1830–
Susan Butterworth
1831–
Mary Butterworth
1833–
William Butterworth
1837–1887

Spouse and Children

    William Butterworth

    Male1784–1840Male

    Female1796–1850Female

MARRIAGE
6 April 1820
Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

    John Holt

    MaleMale

    Mary

    FemaleFemale

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

1 English, North German, Danish, and Norwegian: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a small wood, Middle English, Middle Low German, Danish, Norwegian holt, or a habitational name from one of the very many places named with this word. In England the surname is widely distributed, but rather more common in Lancashire than elsewhere.2 Shortened form of Dutch van Holt, a habitational name from places named Holt (see 1).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Butterworth in household of Sarah Butterworth, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Martha Butterworth in entry for Betty Butterworth, "England, Lancashire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1647-1996"
  • Martha Butterworth in entry for Wm Butterworth, "England, Lancashire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1647-1996"

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