James Reid Holt
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|About James Reid Holt|
James Reid Holt was born on December 13, 1831 somewhere in Georgia and died on February 19, 1890 in Cass Co., Texas. He lived to be 58 years old.
James Reid Holt
12/13/1831 - 2/19/1890
(Shown at age 39)
His parents were Anderson Holt and Lurena Terry Holt.
James married Euphrasia Palmyra Saunders. They had eight children:
- Yelva Gertrude (1874-1955),
- Lurena Arizona (1876-1953),
- Embry Alexander (1871-1951),
- Mary Alice (1865-1900),
- Elian Tison (1869-1931),
- William Lucius (1860-1864),
- James Archilles (Jamie) (1879-1887),
- Love (1883 -1951)
|Census||7/11/1860 ||GA (Worth County) ||28 yrs old |
|350, 306 - James R. Holt ( age28),
Palmira Holt (20) &
William Holt (3mos) all born in GA. James is a Co. School teacher.
|Census||6/19/1880 ||Dover GA (Terrell County) ||48 yrs old |
|186, 202 -James Holt (age 49),
Eriphrasia Holt (40),
Mary Holt (14),
Elian Holt (11),
Embry Holt (9),
Gertrude Holt (7),
Lou Holt (5) &
Jimie Holt (4mos). All were born in GA. James is a farmer.
|Graveyard/Tombstone||2/18/1890 ||Antioch Cemetery TX (Cass County) ||58 yrs old |
|James Reid Holt - 12/13/1831 - 2/18/1890 |
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James, his family, and friends. For example, James is 4 years old when Second Seminole Indian War begins.
||December 3 - Bartow, Cobb, Crawford, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding, and Union Counties formed.
||Walker County is formed.
||Seminoles massacre Major Francis L. Dade and his 103 man command. This starts the second Seminole War.
February - Battle of Hitchity.
March 27 - Colonel J.W. Fannin and his Georgian's executed by order of Santa Ana at Goliad on Palm Sunday.
July - Battle of Brushy Creek.
July 3 - Battle of Chickasawachee Swamp.
July 27 - Battle of Echowanochaway Creek.
||Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
||Chattooga County formed
||Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
||Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
||Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
||Taylor County formed.
||Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
||Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
||Haralson, Terrell, Berrien, Colquit, Miller, and Towns Counties formed.
||Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
||Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
||Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
||Oconee County formed.
||Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
||The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
||The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
||The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
||Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
||Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
||Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
||Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
||Edison invents the electric light bulb.
||The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
||July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
||NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
||NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
||Second Seminole Indian War begins.
||The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
||Oregon Trail is established
||Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
||Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
||Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
||May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
||American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
||An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
||Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
||The National League of Baseball is founded
||Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico
Born on April 21, 1840 and died about 1909
|The Children of James Reid Holt|
26 years old
|Elian Tyson Holt|
Born somewhere in Georgia on February 18, 1869 and died in Calhoun Co., Florida about 1930. He was about 60 years old.
Elian married Mary E. Smith and they had the following children:
- Joseph Samuel,
- James Allen (1893-1978),
- Margret Yelva (1897),
- Archilles P...
37 years old
Born somewhere in Georgia on June 24, 1883 and died in Cass Co., Texas on May 9, 1951. He was 67 years old.