Eliza Priscilla Holt

4 January 1848–3 March 1931 (Age 83)
Tottington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Eliza Priscilla

When Eliza Priscilla Holt was born on 4 January 1848, in Tottington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Cooper Holt, was 23 and her mother, Sarah Rostron, was 24. She married Dr William Arthur Wade on 23 November 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Payson Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 3 March 1931, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Dr William Arthur Wade
Eliza Priscilla Holt
Marriage: 23 November 1874
Charles Alfred Wade
Maude Wade
Arthur Herbert Wade
Stanley William Wade Sr
James Holt Wade
Everett J Wade
Eugene Laurance Wade

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 6
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1878 · Bacup Natural History Society
    Age 30
    The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

    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.

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    Sources (27)

    • Eliza P Cook in household of Jno Cook, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Eliza Holt in entry for Maude Wade Langley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Eliza P Wade in household of Dr. Wm A Wade, "United States Census, 1920"

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