Francis Henry Holton

Maleabout 1788–

Brief Life History of Francis Henry

When Francis Henry Holton was born about 1788, in New Jersey, United States, his father, James Houlton, was 44 and his mother, Christiana Lindmeyer, was 41. He married Hannah Hoffman on 5 September 1808, in Salem, Salem, New Jersey, United States.

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Francis Henry Holton
about 1788–
Hannah Hoffman
1790–
Marriage: 5 September 1808

Sources (6)

  • Francis Holton, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Francis Holton, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Francis Holton, "New Jersey Marriages, 1678-1985"

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  • Marriage
    5 September 1808Salem, Salem, New Jersey, United States
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    World Events (8)

    about 1788 · The First Presidential Election

    Age NaN

    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    1790 · Trenton - State Capital

    Age 2

    Trenton, New Jersey officially became the state capital in 1790. The first state governor would be William Livingston.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 31

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places called Holton, such as those in Oxfordshire, Suffolk, Dorset, and Somerset. The Oxfordshire and Somerset placenames derive from Old English halh ‘nook, corner of land’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’, while the Suffolk placename comes from the Old English personal name Hōla + tūn. The Dorset placename derives from Old English hol ‘hole, hollow’ or holt ‘wood, grove, thicket’ + tūn.

    Irish: altered form of O'Haltahan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUltacháin ‘descendant of Ultachán’, a diminutive of Ultach ‘Ulsterman’. This is a rare Fermanagh surname, sometimes Anglicized as Nolan .

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

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