Parthenia Overton

12 July 1821–6 May 1906 (Age 84)
New Salem, Franklin Township, Washington, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Parthenia

When Parthenia Overton was born on 12 July 1821, in New Salem, Franklin Township, Washington, Indiana, United States, her father, Dandridge Overton, was 31 and her mother, Dorcus Wayman, was 26. She married James Holt on 11 February 1845, in Albion, Marshall, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Fremont, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 6 May 1906, in Gunlock, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Holt Cemetery, Enterprise, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Holt
Parthenia Overton
Marriage: 11 February 1845
Dandridge Overton Holt
Joseph Overton Holt
Nancy Catherine Overton Holt
Franklin Overton Holt
Clarissa Jane Overton Holt
Calista Ann Overton Holt
Rachel Overton Holt
George Albert Holt
Parthenia Overton Holt
Henry Davis Holt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 February 1845Albion, Marshall, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis
    Age 4
    The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
    Age 6
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 24
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of numerous places so called. Most are named from Old English uferra ‘upper’ + tūn ‘settlement’; others have Old English ōfer ‘riverbank’ or ofer ‘slope’ as the first element.

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

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    Story Highlight

    The James Holt Family in Nauvoo 1842

    Today we celebrate the birth of my 3rd Great-grandfather, James Holt. Here is an interesting article by Maurine Carr Ward about him and his family members, who lived in Nauvoo when the 1842 Census wa …

    Sources (30)

    • Parthenia Holt in household of James Holt, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Parthenia Overton in entry for Henry Davis Holt and Viola H Larson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Parthem... Overton in entry for Rachel Holt Cottam, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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