Daily Archives: February 12, 2017

Parthenia Overton Holt, Healer, Wart Charmer, and Reader of Tea Cups

Parthenia Overton Holt was the 2nd wife of my 3rd Great-grandfather, James Holt.  She cared for his little children after my 3rd Great-grandmother Mary died on the trail near the Iowa River in 1844.  She had some unique gifts, as … Continue reading

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