Rev Curtis Lonzo Holt

1 December 1891–20 May 1969 (Age 77)
Overton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Curtis Lonzo

When Rev Curtis Lonzo Holt was born on 1 December 1891, in Overton, Tennessee, United States, his father, Alexander Hildreth Holt, was 30 and his mother, Delina Casandra Ledford, was 31. He had at least 2 sons and 5 daughters with Bertie Cross. He lived in Civil District 5, Pickett, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 20 May 1969, in Clinton, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Pickett, Tennessee, United States.

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Rev Curtis Lonzo Holt
Bertie Cross
Anna May Holt
Lloyd George Holt
Bessie Helen Holt
Grady Curtis Holt
Virginia Holt
Ruth Emilie Holt
Louise M Holt

Spouse and Children



    Anna May Holt


    Lloyd George Holt



    Grady Curtis Holt


    Virginia Holt


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Hildreth Holt


    Delina Casandra Ledford




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 1

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
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.
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 (2)

  • Curtis L Holt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Curtis Holt in household of Hill Holt, "United States Census, 1910"

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