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William Holt

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, USA
Death: Died in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Husband of Patience Dolly Childs
Father of William N Holt

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About William Holt

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Jonathan H. Holmes/Samuel Thompson Company (1848) Age 27


Departure: 2 July 1848 Arrival: 6 September 1848

Company Information: This company consisted of 44 men and 1 woman, 39 of whom were returning Mormon Battalion veterans. In early May a small survey group set out from Sutter's Fort to find a trail across the Sierra Mountains that could be traversed by wagons. This company constructed a wagon road over Carson Pass which was later used by many traveling to and from California. They left Pleasant Valley (near Placerville) and crossed the Sierras to Carson Valley. At that point the company divided into smaller groups and traveled to Salt Lake City.

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Birth: Sep. 11, 1820 Murfreesboro Rutherford County Tennessee, USA

Death: Dec. 6, 1888 Spanish Fork Utah County Utah, USA

  • Mormon Battalion members

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Parents:
  • John Holt (1792 - 1872)
  • Mary Holt (1792 - 1875)
Spouse:
  • Patience Dolly Childs Holt (1827 - 1860)
Children:
  • William N. Holt (1854 - 1894)*
  • John Childs Holt (1856 - 1922)*
*Dolly Patience Holt (1857 - 1857)*
  • Samuel Holt (1858 - 1922)*
  • Mary Leah Holt (1860 - 1860)*

Burial: Spanish Fork City Cemetery Spanish Fork Utah County Utah, USA Plot: 03.29 .23

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William Holt's Timeline

1820
September 11, 1820
Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, USA
1853
July 28, 1853
Age 32
Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, USA
1854
September 6, 1854
Age 33
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
1888
December 6, 1888
Age 68
Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, USA