Daily Archives: February 10, 2017

The Westward Exodus of James Holt

This article by Tiffany Taylor is found on the BYU Winter Quarter Project found here: http://winterquarters.byu.edu/ Based on the Writings of James Holt The following narrative includes excerpts from the journal of James Holt, a Mormon pioneer, who, with his … Continue reading

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Chronology of James Holt, Mary Payne and Parthenia Overton

Here is a chronology of the life of my 3rd Great-grandfather, James Holt.  He was married to Mary Payne and then Parthenia Overton.  These highlights are taken from his journal. Feb 10 1804   James Holt born in Halifax County North … Continue reading

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Remembering James Holt b. 10 February 1804, d. 25 January 1894

James Holt was born on 10 February 1804 in Halifax County, North Carolina, to Jesse and Elizabeth Davis Holt. He married Mary Pain in 1830. She died in 1845 and that same year he married Parthenia Overton. He became a … Continue reading

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Holt Cemetery near Enterprise, Utah

In 1867 James Holt, my 3rd Great Grandpa, came to visit relatives in the little town of  Hamblin located at the north east part of the Mountain Meadows on the Old Spanish Trail. One morning he walked out north down the … Continue reading

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