The Holt
Family
Ahnentafel Chart (Ancestors )for Pliny Eastman HOLT-1


First Generation

1.        Pliny Eastman HOLT-1 was born on 27 Aug 1872 in Loudon,
Merrimack Co, NH. He died in 1934.

moved to Granite Falls, MN about 1883, was a student in Mpls at 3046 3d Ave
S 1890-91


Pliny married (MRIN:1) Florence GUERNSEY-21 in Stockton, California.



Sources

1.        History of San Joaquin County, 1921. "p. 637.".



Second Generation

2.        William Harrison HOLT-7 was born1 on 5 Sep 1840 in New
Hampshire. He died on 15 Feb 1904 in Stockton, California. William married
Clara Susan CATE-8 (MRIN:2).

William Holt built Holt House around 1880, some sources say 1860s, moved
there around 1883 when Pliny was 10
Address at his time of death - 335 East Hazelton Ave, Stockton, CA
moved to Ohio in 1879 and Minnesota in 1882


3.        Clara Susan CATE-8 was born2 on 27 Dec 1847.

The 1885
Chippewa County MN census has her at age 37.. mother




Sources

1.        Russell Holt research.
2.        George Eastman, Eastman Genealogy,
http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ign.cgi?op=AHN&db=geastman&id=
113430&printed.



Third Generation

4.        William Knox HOLT-9 was born on 25 Mar 1811 in Loudon,
Merrimack Co, NH. He died on 13 Dec 1883 in Concord, NH. William married
Eliza Jane VIRGIN-12 (MRIN:3).

native of NH, died at age 72


5.        Eliza Jane VIRGIN-12.

6.        John K. CATE-66 married Amorette EASTMAN-67 (MRIN:20).

7.        Amorette EASTMAN-67 was born in Loudon, Merrimack Co, NH.




Fourth Generation

8.        Benjamin HOLT-10 was born on 4 Dec 1776 in Pembroke, NH. He
died1 on 25 Jun 1867 in Loudon, Merrimack Co, NH. Benjamin married2 Anna
KNOX-11 on 28 Nov 1805 in Pembroke, NH (MRIN:4).

born in New Hampshire of English ancestry, by occupation a farmer, died at the
age of 90


9.        Anna KNOX-11 was born on 12 Aug 1782. She died3 on 10 Oct 1867
in Loudon, Merrimack Co, NH.

lived to be eighty-six


14.        John EASTMAN-68 was born in 1790 in Loudon, Merrimack Co,
NH. He died4 in Loudon, Merrimack Co, NH.



Sources

1.        Russell Holt research.
2.        Russell Holt research.
3.        Russell Holt research.
4.        George Eastman, Eastman Genealogy.



Fifth Generation

18.        William Knox KNOX Jr-48 married Elinor MCDANIEL-49
(MRIN:13).

19.        Elinor MCDANIEL-491.



Sources

1.        Russell Holt research.
William H Holt's son, Pliny, was 12 years old on the 1885 Chippewa County census. When his
family sold Holt House, he moved to Minneapolis and attended high school, then college at the
University of Minnesota. His uncle, Benjamin Holt, had already established the Holt
Manufacturing Co. in Stockton, California. After college, Pliny went to work with his uncle in the
tractor business in 1896. He received 38 patents on his own and collaborated with other
engineers for 60 others. In 1905 he organized and became president of the Aurora Engine
Company.In 1909 he established the Holt factory in Peoria, Illinois which later became
Caterpillar, Inc.

click here for Pliny Holt signing Sam Morrill's autograph book, Feb 10, 1885, Granite Falls, MN
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Descendants of William Knox Holt, father of William H. Holt, grandfather of Pliny Holt:


FIRST GENERATION

1.  William Knox HOLT was born on 25 Mar 1811 in Loudon, NH.  He died on 13 Dec 1883 in Concord, NH.

He was married to Eliza Jane VIRGIN.  Eliza Jane VIRGIN died on 7 Apr 1841.  William Knox HOLT and Eliza
Jane VIRGIN had the following children:

 +2        i.        Eliza Anne HOLT.
 +3        ii.        Susan Jane HOLT.
 +4        iii.        William Harrison HOLT.

He was married to Harriet Parker AMES (daughter of Samuel AMES and Myra or Miriam AYRES) on 3 Aug
1841.  Harriet Parker AMES was born on 5 Aug 1817 in Canterbury, NH.  She died on 19 Dec 1875 in
Concord, NH.  William Knox HOLT and Harriet Parker AMES had the following children:

 +5        i.        Harriet Lurena HOLT.
 +6        ii.        Charles Henry HOLT.
 +7        iii.        Ellen Frances HOLT.
 +8        iv.        Ames Frank HOLT.
 +9        v.        Benjamin Leroy HOLT.
 10        vi.        Anna May HOLT was born on 23 Oct 1851.
 +11        vii.        Frederick Samuel HOLT.
 12        viii.        Myra Ames HOLT was born on 16 May 1860.

He was married to Abigail LOCKE on 25 Sep 1878.  Abigail LOCKE was born on 3 Jan 1821 in Epsom, NH.  
She died on 10 Apr 1908 in Concord, NH.



SECOND GENERATION

2.  Eliza Anne HOLT was born on 23 Oct 1837.  She died on 9 Dec 1893.



3.  Susan Jane HOLT was born on 23 Oct 1837.



4.  William Harrison HOLT was born on 5 Sep 1841 in Loudon, NH.  He died on 15 Feb 1904 in Stockton, CA.

He was married to Clara CATE on 26 Apr 1871 in , NH.  Clara CATE was born on 27 Dec 1847.  William
Harrison HOLT and Clara CATE had the following children:

 +13        i.        Pliney E, HOLT.
 14        ii.        Benjamin C. HOLT was born about 1878.
 15        iii.        Clara Francis HOLT.  

5.  Harriet Lurena HOLT was born on 26 Jun 1842 in Concord, NH.  She died in Sep 1892.

She was married to Alvah Harris BATCHELDER on 19 Nov 1864.

6.  Charles Henry HOLT was born on 23 Oct 1843 in Loudon, NH.  He died on 8 Jul 1905.

He was married to Jeanette Noe FINCH on 9 Apr 1874 in San Francisco, CA.  Jeanette Noe FINCH was born
on 27 Oct 1849 in Richmond, VA.  She died on 5 Apr 1905 in San Francisco, CA.  Charles Henry HOLT and
Jeanette Noe FINCH had the following children:

 +16        i.        Grace Finch HOLT.
 +17        ii.        Charles Parker HOLT.
 +18        iii.        Edith May HOLT.

7.  Ellen Frances HOLT was born on 19 May 1845 in Loudon, NH.

She was married to J. Henry DRAKE on 13 Sep 1876.  J. Henry DRAKE was born on 27 Dec 1841.  Ellen
Frances HOLT and J. Henry DRAKE had the following children:

 19        i.        Harriet Amea DRAKE was born on 10 Jan 1878 in Pembroke, NH.  She died on 1 Feb 1878 in
Pembroke, NH.
 20        ii.        Anna Winslow DRAKE was born on 20 Feb 1879 in Pembroke, NH.  She died on 25 Mar
1879 in Pembroke, NH.
 21        iii.        James French DRAKE was born on 10 Jul 1881 in Pembroke, NH.  He died on 3 Nov 1881 in
Pembroke, NH.
 22        iv.        Helen Ames DRAKE was born on 22 May 1883 in Pembroke, NH.
 +23        v.        Benjamin Holt DRAKE.

8.  Ames Frank HOLT was born on 20 Apr 1847.  He died on 7 Oct 1889.

He was married to Susan Annette WHEELER (daughter of John WHEELER and Florina S. PERKINS) on 24
Dec 1873 in Concord, NH.  Susan Annette WHEELER was born on 18 Oct 1848.  Ames Frank HOLT and
Susan Annette WHEELER had the following children:

 +24        i.        William Hamilton HOLT.
 +25        ii.        Edgar Wheeler HOLT.

9.  Benjamin Leroy HOLT was born on 1 Jan 1849 in Pembroke, NH.  He died on 5 Dec 1920 in Stockton, CA.

He was married to Anna W. BROWN (daughter of Benjamin Eseck BROWN and Lucy May DEAN) on 17
Dec 1890 in Stockton, CA.  Anna W. BROWN was born on 8 Feb 1868 in Linden, CA.  She died on 19 Aug
1952 in Carmel, CA.  Benjamin Leroy HOLT and Anna W. BROWN had the following children:

 26        i.        Alfred HOLT was born in 1891.  He died in 1936.
 27        ii.        William Knox HOLT was born on 31 Oct 1892.  He died on 25 Dec 1977 in Stockton, CA.
 +28        iii.        Anne HOLT.
 29        iv.        Edison Ames HOLT was born in 1897.  He died in 1964.
 30        v.        Dean HOLT.  

11.  Frederick Samuel HOLT was born on 15 Mar 1855.





THIRD GENERATION

13.  Pliney E, HOLT was born on 27 Aug 1872 in Loudon, NH.  He died in 1934.

He was married to Florence GUERNSEY.  Florence GUERNSEY was born in San Francisco, CA.  Pliney E,
HOLT and Florence GUERNSEY had the following children:

 31        i.        Pliney Guernsey HOLT.  
 32        ii.        Frank Harrison HOLT.  
 33        iii.        Richard Eastman HOLT.  
 34        iv.        Harriet HOLT.  

16.  Grace Finch HOLT was born on 12 Nov 1875 in Oakland, CA.  She died on 6 Jun 1949 in Los Altos, CA.

She was married to Ralph LOHMAN.  Grace Finch HOLT and Ralph LOHMAN had the following children:

 35        i.        John LOHMAN was born on 19 Jan 1912 in CA.  He died on 4 Jan 1998 in CA.
 36        ii.        Jeannette LOHMAN was born about 1916.  She died in 1920.

17.  Charles Parker HOLT was born on 5 Apr 1880 in Oakland, CA.  He died on 24 Aug 1938.

He was married to Ruth MORTON.  Charles Parker HOLT and Ruth MORTON had the following children:

 37        i.        Parker HOLT.  
 38        ii.        Harry HOLT.  
 39        iii.        Charles HOLT.  

18.  Edith May HOLT was born on 6 Nov 1884 in Oakland, CA.  She died on 18 Jul 1964 in Piedmont, CA.

She was married to David Leith MCKAY in Apr 1910.  David Leith MCKAY was born in 1887.  He died in
1971.  Edith May HOLT and David Leith MCKAY had the following children:

 40        i.        David MCKAY was born on 26 Feb 1911 in Piedmont, CA.  He died on 10 Apr 1961.
 41        ii.        Janet MCKAY was born on 28 Jun 1913 in Piedmont, CA.

23.  Benjamin Holt DRAKE was born on 10 May 1889 in Pembroke, NH.

He was married to Evelyn HORRAGE on 6 Sep 1919 in Stockton, CA.  Evelyn HORRAGE was born on 19
Apr 1892.  She died on 15 Dec 1987.  Benjamin Holt DRAKE and Evelyn HORRAGE had the following
children:

 +42        i.        Eleanor DRAKE.

24.  William Hamilton HOLT was born on 2 Oct 1876 in Canterbury, NH.  He died on 31 Jul 1909 in Concord,
NH.

He was married to Flora Frances BUZZELL on 12 Jan 1898 in Canterbury, NH.  Flora Frances BUZZELL was
born on 12 May 1877 in Lakeport, NH.  William Hamilton HOLT and Flora Frances BUZZELL had the
following children:

 +43        i.        Ruth Ethylin HOLT.

25.  Edgar Wheeler HOLT was born on 7 Feb 1880 in Canterbury, NH.

He was married to Marion Stuart CLEMENT (daughter of Daniel Quincy CLEMENT and Grace-Luella
WOODWORTH).  Marion Stuart CLEMENT was born on 4 Mar 1885 in Warren, NH.  Edgar Wheeler HOLT
and Marion Stuart CLEMENT had the following children:

 +44        i.        Marjorie Louise HOLT.

28.  Anne HOLT was born in 1894.  She died in 1951.

She was married to Warren ATHERTON.  Anne HOLT and Warren ATHERTON had the following children:

 45        i.        Warren Sandy ATHERTON was born in 1922.  He died in 1977.
 46        ii.        Dwight ATHERTON.  
 47        iii.        Holt ATHERTON.  
 +48        iv.        Nancy Anne ATHERTON.



FOURTH GENERATION

42.  Eleanor DRAKE was born on 18 Jul 1922 in Stockton, CA.

She was married to Theadore Ellsworth MACKRELL (son of Robert F. MACKRELL and Grace BOSS).  
Theadore Ellsworth MACKRELL was born on 8 Jan 1918 in Buffalo, NY.  He died on 12 Nov 1985.  Eleanor
DRAKE and Theadore Ellsworth MACKRELL had the following children:

 +49        i.        Lynn MACKRELL.

43.  Ruth Ethylin HOLT was born on 18 Jun 1899 in Concord, NH.



44.  Marjorie Louise HOLT was born on 13 Mar 1920.

She was married to Alan McCleave CAMPBELL on 8 Aug 1942.  Alan McCleave CAMPBELL was born on
28 May 1919 in Yonkers, NY.  Marjorie Louise HOLT and Alan McCleave CAMPBELL had the following
children:

 +50        i.        Alan Holt CAMPBELL.
 +51        ii.        Douglas McCleave CAMPBELL.
 52        iii.        Bruce Cameron CAMPBELL.  

48.  Nancy Anne ATHERTON was born on 5 Feb 1928.

She was married to Allen V. LOFFLER.  Allen V. LOFFLER was born on 5 Nov 1910.  Nancy Anne
ATHERTON and Allen V. LOFFLER had the following children:

 +53        i.        Holt Edward LOFFLER.