Mrs Polly Holt

1780–after 1850 (Age 70)
Halifax, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Polly

Mrs Polly Holt was born in 1780, in Halifax, North Carolina, United States. She married Harvey Holt in 1799, in Halifax, North Carolina, United States. She died after 1850, in her hometown, at the age of 71.

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Harvey Holt
1778–1850
Mrs Polly Holt
1780–1850
Marriage: 1799

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1799
Halifax, North Carolina, United States

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 9

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 19

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

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 (1)

  • Polly Holt, "United States Census, 1850"

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