Alice Holt

10 March 1849–22 July 1901 (Age 52)
Tottington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alice

When Alice Holt was born on 10 March 1849, in Tottington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Cooper Holt, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Rostron, was 25. She married Duncan Ferguson McDonald about 1876, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 22 July 1901, in Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Mountain View, Santa Clara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Duncan Ferguson McDonald
Alice Holt
Marriage: about 1876
Herschel Holt Macdonald
Evelyn Luella McDonald
Laura Alice McDonald
Eunice Ella McDonald
George Duncan McDonald

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  • Marriage
    about 1876Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1850 · California Is Admitted to Union
    Age 1
    California was admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850, and became the 31st state.
    Age 1
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English, North German, Dutch, Danish, and Norwegian: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a small wood, from Middle English, Middle Low German, Danish, and Norwegian holt, or a habitational name from one of the many places called with this word. In England, the surname is widely distributed, but more common in Lancashire and Yorkshire than elsewhere.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Alier Cook in household of Jno Cook, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Alice Cook in household of Jno Cook, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Birth Certificate

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