Thomas Ellsworth Holter

10 September 1878–17 October 1951 (Age 73)
Sutton Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Ellsworth

When Thomas Ellsworth Holter was born on 10 September 1878, in Sutton Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States, his father, James Madison Holter, was 30 and his mother, Virginia Harriet Van Meter, was 27. He married Belle Lelia Birch on 25 February 1903, in Meigs, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Chester, Meigs, Ohio, United States in 1910. He died on 17 October 1951, in Sutton Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Carmel Cemetery, Condorville, Meigs, Ohio, United States.

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Thomas Ellsworth Holter
Belle Lelia Birch
Marriage: 25 February 1903
Mamie Genevieve Holter
Alice Amelia Holter
James Theodore Holter
Mabel Mildred Holter
Ada Marie Holter
Herschel Dale Holter
Minnie Ethel Holter
Thomas Elsworth Holter Jr

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 3
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 4
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 20
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.

Name Meaning

1 English (Sussex): topographic name for someone who lived by a holt, a small wood, + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.2 North German (also Hölter): habitational name from places called Holter or Hölter.3 Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in southeastern Norway, from the indefinite plural of holt ‘holt’, ‘small wood’ ( see Holt ).

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

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Sources (23)

  • Thomas Holter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas E Holter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas E Holter, "United States Census, 1910"

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