William Alma Holt

25 August 1842–11 May 1920 (Age 77)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of William Alma

When William Alma Holt was born on 25 August 1842, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, James Holt, was 38 and his mother, Mary Ann Payne, was 28. He married Sarah Wardell on 3 July 1859, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 11 May 1920, in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Torrey, Wayne, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Alma Holt
1842–1920
Sarah Wardell
1844–1930
Marriage: 3 July 1859
William Alma Holt Jr.
1860–1883
James Albert Holt
1862–1937
Sarah Ann Elizabeth Holt
1864–1954
John Jessie Holt
1866–1951
Leo Rolando Holt
1869–1936
Mary Jane Holt
1871–1871
Estella Holt
1872–1942
Alonzo Leander Holt
1875–1940
Aaron Elijah Holt
1877–1967
Enoch Alphonzo Holt
1880–1957
Ellen Holt
1883–1918

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1859Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 3
    "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."
    1846
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 21
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Hohlt
    Holten
    Holtan
    Holter
    Holtman
    Holtmann
    Holte
    Hoult

    Story Highlight

    William Alma Holt History

    Introduction These introductory notes were added by Glen LaMar Holt (Great Grandson of William Alma Holt) to explain the origin of William Alma Holt’s History. 1) The original manuscript was written …

    Sources (31)

    • William Alma Holt, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • William Holt in entry for Alonzo Leroy Holt, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Wm A Oat, "United States Census, 1860"

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