George Hughes Holt

24 April 1913–9 July 1969 (Age 56)
Orange, North Carolina, United States

The Life of George Hughes

When George Hughes Holt was born on 24 April 1913, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, his father, Robert Vance Holt, was 28 and his mother, Lillie Bell Stone, was 26. He married Hazel Marie Aulbert on 23 December 1933, in Danville, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Roxboro, Person, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Mebane, Alamance, North Carolina, United States for about 39 years. He died on 9 July 1969, at the age of 56, and was buried in Mebane, Alamance, North Carolina, United States.

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George Hughes Holt
Hazel Marie Aulbert
Marriage: 23 December 1933
Donald Hughes Holt

Spouse and Children

23 December 1933
Danville, Virginia, United States


    Donald Hughes Holt


Parents and Siblings





    Infant Holt


    Thomas William Holt


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 5

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 16

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • George Halt in household of Robert V Halt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Holt in household of Robert B Holt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George H Holt, "United States Census, 1940"

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