Mary Holt

about 1775–1854 (Age 79)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Holt was born about 1775, in Virginia, United States, her father, Frederick Holt, was 35 and her mother, Rebecca Putney, was 31. She married Joseph Burt about 1790, in Chatham, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Cumberland, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States in 1850. She died in 1854, in Cumberland, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Burt
Mary Holt
Marriage: about 1790
William Burt
Nancy Burt
Willis Burt
Frederick Burt
Jesse Burt

Spouse and Children

about 1790
Chatham, North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 5

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 24

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Holt, a grove, a forest

Sources (2)

  • Mary Spain in household of Thomas Spain, "United States Census, 1850"
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