David George Holt

1 November 1891–10 June 1964 (Age 72)
Marion, West Virginia, United States

The Life of David George

When David George Holt was born on 1 November 1891, in Marion, West Virginia, United States, his father, David W Hoult, was 55 and his mother, Virginia Francis Keefover, was 40. He married Goldie Ester Amos on 27 March 1937, in Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States. He lived in Paw Paw District, Marion, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Paw Paw, Marion, West Virginia, United States in 1910. He died on 10 June 1964, in Marion, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 72.

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David George Holt
Goldie Ester Amos
Marriage: 27 March 1937

Spouse and Children

27 March 1937
Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Virginia Francis Keefover





    John Thomas Holt


    Elisabeth Hoult




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 (3)

  • Davy Hoult in household of D W Hoult, "United States Census, 1900"
  • David Hoult in household of David W Hoult, "United States Census, 1910"
  • David George Holt, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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