Category Archives: Holt Family

LeRoy Barker b. 18 January 1872, Ogden, son of William Barker and Mary Ann Pain Holt

LeRoy Barker son of William Barker and Mary Ann Pain Holt is the brother of my Great-grandmother, Harriet Matilda Barker Smuin. This history was compiled by Lynette Chugg Herlan, his great-granddaughter. LeRoy Barker was born on January 18, 1872 in Ogden, … Continue reading

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Mary Ann Holt Barker b. 11 January 1840, Johnston City, Illinois

Today is the birthday of my 2nd Great-grandmother, Mary Ann Pain/Payne Holt.  She was born 11 January 1840 in Johnston City, Williamson, Illinois.   Here are some memories of her from her granddaughter, Florence Elizabeth Smith (1899-1990): I remember Grandma … Continue reading

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Lenore June Barker Farley b. 16 June 1867, d. 9 January 1943, Ogden, Utah

Lenore is a sister to my Great-grandmother, Harriet Matilda Barker Smuin. The Ogden Standard-Examiner; 11, 1943 Obituary for LENORA B. FARLEY Mrs. Lenora Barker Farley, 69, widow of Simeon Farley, died Saturday evening in Los Angeles, where she had resided … Continue reading

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Nancy Catherine Overton Holt Slade b. 28 Oct 1850, d. 25 April 1931

Nancy Catherine Overton Holt was born 28 October 1850 in Fremont, Iowa. At the time of her birth, her parents James and Parthenia Overton Holt, were crossing the plains with the Mormon Pioneers in the James Emmett Company in 1845 … Continue reading

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Parthenia Overton Holt b. 1821, d.906, 2nd Wife of James Holt

This history was prepared and written by a granddaughter, Mary Ann Cottam Miller. Parthenia Overton, daughter of Dandrirge and Dorcas Wayman Overton was born July 12th, 1821 near Salem, Indiana. Her father was a school teacher and his children had the … Continue reading

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The James Holt Home in Nauvoo

Does anyone out there have any more information about this home? From James Holt’s Autobiography: In the spring of 1840, I started with my family for Nauvoo, the City of the Saints. I got as far as Pleasant Vale Stake, … Continue reading

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James Holt and his sick horse, 1940 Nauvoo

From Jame Holt’s autobiography: Soon after my arrival in Nauvoo, my only horse took sick, and hearing of a horse doctor close by, I went to see him. He said if I would give him half what the horse was worth … Continue reading

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