Erlan Alonzo Holt

23 March 1902–March 1969 (Age 66)
Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Erlan Alonzo

When Erlan Alonzo Holt was born on 23 March 1902, in Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, United States, his father, Leon Wallace Holt, was 29 and his mother, Etta Maria Baker, was 33. He lived in Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States in 1920. He died in March 1969, in New York, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Leon Wallace Holt
1873–1944
Etta Maria Baker
1868–1959
Merton Wallace Holt
1898–1914
Elwin Merritt Holt
1900–1992
Erlan Alonzo Holt
1902–1969
Leon Ernest Holt
1904–1984
Eloise Elnora Holt
1910–1998

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 15

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1920

Age 18

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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)

  • Earlem Holt in household of Leon W Holt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Earlan A Holt in household of Leon W Holt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Holt, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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