Mary Elizabeth Armistead

16 July 1861–10 May 1931 (Age 69)
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Armistead was born on 16 July 1861, in Williamsburg, Virginia, United States, her father, Robert Henry Armistead, was 57 and her mother, Julia Samuel Travis, was 41. She married Virginius Phillips Holt on 13 October 1880, in Williamsburg, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Wythe Magisterial District, Elizabeth City, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Hampton, Upshur, Virginia, United States in 1910. She died on 10 May 1931, in Hampton, Elizabeth City, Virginia, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Saint Johns Cemetery, Hampton, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Virginius Phillips Holt
1855–1928
Mary Elizabeth Armistead
1861–1931
Marriage: 13 October 1880
Robert Armistead Holt
1882–1910
Lavina G Holt
1887–1976
Mary Armistead Holt
1892–1954
Julia Samuel Travis Holt
1897–1978
William Cary Holt
1903–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 October 1880
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
children

(5)

    Robert Armistead Holt

    Male1882–1910Male

    Lavina G Holt

    Female1887–1976Female

    Female1892–1954Female

    Female1897–1978Female

    William Cary Holt

    Male1903–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Henry Armistead

    Male1804–1860Male

    Julia Samuel Travis

    Female1820–1864Female

siblings

(9)

    Robert Travis Armistead

    Male1844–1914Male

    William Clarke Armistead

    Male1846–1848Male

    William Armistead

    Male1848–1865Male

    Female1850–1852Female

    Henry Tabb Armistead

    Male1852–1908Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · The Battle of Fredericksburg

Age 1

The Battle of Fredericksburg involved 200,000 troops with General Ambrose Burnside of the army of the Potomac against General Lee’s Army of the North.
1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a hermit's cell, from Middle English (h)ermite ‘hermit’ + stede ‘place’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary A Holt in household of Virginia P Holt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Holt in household of Virginia Holt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary A Holt in household of Virginius P Holt, "United States Census, 1900"

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