Gordon Thomas Holt

27 December 1894–5 November 1960 (Age 65)
Patrick, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Gordon Thomas

When Gordon Thomas Holt was born on 27 December 1894, in Patrick, Virginia, United States, his father, Joel Thomas Holt, was 37 and his mother, Matilda Frances Lawson, was 42. He had at least 1 daughter with Lillie Mimmie Hundley. He lived in Mayo River District, Patrick, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Beaver Island Township, Stokes, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. He died on 5 November 1960, at the age of 65, and was buried in Dodgetown, Stokes, North Carolina, United States.

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Gordon Thomas Holt
Lillie Mimmie Hundley
Lillie Mae Holt

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 2
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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage
Age 3
In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 18
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

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 (11)

  • Gordon Holt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gorden T Holt, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Gordon Thomas Holt, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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