Robert Holt

September 1894–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Robert

When Robert Holt was born in September 1894, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Charles Henry Holt, was 29 and his mother, Alta V. Baker, was 26. He lived in Magisterial District 1 Locust, Carroll, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Locust, Carroll, Kentucky, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Holt
1865–1944
Alta V. Baker
1868–1969
Myrtle Holt
1886–1922
Robert Holt
1894–
Charles Dewey Holt
1897–1985
Allen Leroy Holt
1900–1961
Harold Holt
1904–1989

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 6

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 32

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

1 English, North German, Danish, and Norwegian: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a small wood, Middle English, Middle Low German, Danish, Norwegian holt, or a habitational name from one of the very many places named with this word. In England the surname is widely distributed, but rather more common in Lancashire than elsewhere.2 Shortened form of Dutch van Holt, a habitational name from places named Holt (see 1).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Robert Holt in household of Charlie Holt, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Robert Holt in household of Charles Holt, "United States Census, 1910"

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