Mary Lee Hill

12 February 1896–3 May 1978 (Age 82)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Lee

When Mary Lee Hill was born on 12 February 1896, in Kentucky, United States, her father, William Taylor Hill, was 24 and her mother, Almedia Elizabeth Prather, was 28. She had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Isaac Merritt Holt. She lived in Magisterial District 3, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 3 May 1978, in Nelson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Merritt Holt
Mary Lee Hill
Chester Mansfield Holt
Wanda Snellen
Clifford Holt
M F "Fred" Holt
Louisa Elizabeth Holt

Spouse and Children



    Chester Mansfield Holt


    Clifford Holt


    M F "Fred" Holt


    Louisa Elizabeth Holt


    Wanda Snellen


Parents and Siblings


    Almedia Elizabeth Prather




    Effie Ann Hill



World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 4

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.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 22

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: extremely common and widely distributed topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, Middle English hill (Old English hyll).2 English: from the medieval personal name Hill, a short form of Hilary ( see Hillary ) or of a Germanic (male or female) compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.3 German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing Germanic hild as the first element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary S Holt in household of Isaac M Holt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Hill in household of William T Hill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Hill in entry for M F Holt and Della Rose Risinger, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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