Mary Holt

8 November 1754–26 January 1847 (Age 92)
Winchendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Holt was born on 8 November 1754, in Winchendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, William Holt, was 27 and her mother, Mary Martin, was 34. She married Jonathan Bosworth Jr. on 26 May 1772, in Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Lunenburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1754. She died on 26 January 1847, at the age of 92.

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Jonathan Bosworth Jr.
Mary Holt
Marriage: 26 May 1772
Jonathan Bozworth
Susannah Bosworth
Walsingham Bosworth
Baby Bozworth
Jonathan Bozworth
William H. Bozworth
John Bosworth
Chilson Bozworth
Mary Bozworth
Nancy Bosworth
Joseph Bosworth
Benjamin Bosworth
Hannah Bozworth
Mehitabel Bozworth

Spouse and Children

26 May 1772
Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States




    Jonathan Bozworth


    Susannah Bosworth


    Walsingham Bosworth


    Baby Bozworth


+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 22

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 22

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 27

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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)

  • Mary in entry for Walsingham Bosworth, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Mary Bozworth in entry for Anna Bozworth, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Mary in entry for Bozworth, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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