Biography of Jonus U. Holt
Barton, Tioga County, NY Biographies





JONAS U. HOLT came from Schoharie county to Tioga very early, but later emigrated to the west where he died. Charles B. Holt, son of Jonas U. and Tryphenia (Bush) Holt, was born on March 9, 1816, and marrying Eliza Hanna (born in 1824) on July 6, 1847, became connected with one of the town's earliest families, and was wealthy and prominent. He conducted both lumbering and farming extensively, and owned at one time the most of the land where is now the village of Barton. His children were William, born October 6, 1848, (married Orietta Barden), Frances (died on August 14, 1853), Eliza. J. (born October 10, 1851, died August 17, 1853), Charles, Edgar (born April 3, 1854, married Antoinette Coleman), Roseltha (born April 6, 1856, married Dr. A. J. McDonald, and died May 2, 1878), Herbert (born October 4, 1859, married Nora Poole), Sarah (Mrs. Arthur Johhson, born May 20, 1862), Stella (Mrs. Fred C. Dailey, born July 10, 1866), AiJie J. (Mrs. Ed. Kane, born July 24, 1869), and Herman. Mrs. Charles B. Holt resides on the homestead farm, her son taking his father's place in its activities. Herman bolt was born on March 31, 1864, was brought up as a farmer on the homestead. On March 6, 1882, he married Elma Washburn. and had children, Rose, Daisy and Charles W. Holt.

From:
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?


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