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Information on this page from Windows Into Our Past, A Genealogy of the Parsons, Smith and Associated Families, Vol. 1 ©1996, Judy Parsons Smith

Henry Holt

Henry Holt , m. 1 Jul 1805, Grainger Co., Tennessee to Elizabeth Bowman .  At the time of the 9 Mar 1790 election for a Congressional representative from the Washington District, North Carolina ( United States Congress)  Henry Holt was residing in the area that is now known as Hawkins County , Tennessee .  He is listed among the voters of that District[ii].  Henry & Elizabeth (Bowman) Holt  had at least five (5) children:

1.      Preston Holt , b. 1808, Grainger Co., TN
2.     
Henry Holt , Jr.
3.     
Pleasant Holt
4.     
David Holt
5.     
Sydnia Holt  (female)

Preston Holt

1.  Preston Holt , son of Henry & Elizabeth (Bowman) Holt , b. 1808, Grainger Co., TN; m. ca. 1826 to Rutha Campbell , daughter of John & Jane (Dobkins) Campbell .

 Preston Holt  was a farmer, owning land in both Grainger and Claiborne County, Tennessee.  He also worked as a surveyor laying out the county roads.

 Preston & Rutha (Campbell) Holt  had twelve (12) children:

1.1.       Eliza Holt , b. 1828; m. Thomas Bray
1.2.     
Pryor Holt ., b. 1830; d. 9 Oct 1863; m. Minerva Cope
1.3.      
Andrew Jackson Holt , b. 1833; m. Minerva Treece
1.4.     
Matilda Holt , b. 1837; m. James Willis
1.5.      
Malissa Holt , b. 1841, (twin of Nervista?); m. James Brewer
1.6.      
Nervista Holt , b. 1841 (twin of Malissa?)
1.7.     
Clemantine Holt , b. 1842
1.8.     
Henry Holt , b. 1844
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Sterling Holt , b. 1847; m. Emaline Dalton
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Minerva Holt , b. 1849
1.11.     
John Holt , b. 1851
1.12.       
Seth  Carter Holt , b. 1854; m. Mary Scearce

Sterling Holt

1.9.  Sterling Holt , son of Preston & Rutha (Campbell) Holt , b. 9 Dec 1847, Grainger County, TN; d. 22 Mar 1924, Grainger County, TN.  On 21 Mar 1863 a marriage bond was issued by B. Wm. Wise  to Sterling Holt and Emma Dalton .  They were married 28 Mar 1863, Grainger County, Tennessee by A. Dalton, J.P.   ‘Emma’  Emmaline Dalton , b. 14 Feb 1844; d. 6 Jul 1921, Grainer County, TN.  Sterling & Emma (Dalton) Holt  had five (5) children:

1.9.1.   William Nelson Holt , b. 15 Oct 1865; m 1st unknown ; m 2nd Mahaley Elizabeth ‘Bettie’ (Livingston) Singleton .
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John Holt , b. 28 Apr 1872; d. 1 May 1944.
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Samuel Holt , b. 7 May 1885; d. 1 Apr 1956; m. Arkie (unknown ) , b. 18 Aug 1885; d. 22 Aug 1973.  Samuel & Arkie (unknown) Holt  had a son:

            1.9.3.1.  Fred Holt , b. 24 May 1929; d. 16 Feb 1930

1.9.4.    Henry Holt , b. 15 Mar 1862; d. 18 Mar 1925; m. Polly (unknown ) , b. 15 Mar 1862.
1.9.5.   
Samatha Holt  (possibly same as III).
1.9.6.   
Franklin Holt  (possible child.), b. 23 Jul 1879; d. 13 May 1899; m. Surfrona (unknown ) . Franklin & Surfrona (unknown) Holt  had a daughter:

            1.9.6.1.  Ada Holt , b. 13 Oct 1899; d. 1 Nov 1944.

William Nelson Holt

1.9.1.  William Nelson Holt , son of Sterling & Emma Holt , b. 15 Oct 1865, Grainger County, TN; d. 29 Jul 1921; m.1st- unknown ; m.2nd- Mahaley Elizabeth "Bettie" Livingston , b. 26 Jan 1861; Mississippi; d. 5 Nov 1945.  William Holt   and his first wife had (3) three children:

1.9.1.1.  Dave Holt
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.2.  Nelson 'Doc' Holt,   said to be family black sheep.
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.3.  Gertie Holt, m. (unknown ) Pridemore .

Mahaley (Livingston) Singleton , a widow with (3) three children:

            1)  Sophia Singleton  m.      Anderson
           
2)  Arthur Singleton
           
3)  Hugh  C. 'Huey' Singleton , d. Parline, New Jersey;  m. Stella Arthur , d. Parline, New Jersey.

William & Mahaley Elizabeth  'Bettie' (Livingston) Holt  had (2) two children:

1.9.1.4.  Sterling Elbert , b. 19 Jul 1896; m. Bertha  Lucinda Vaughan .
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.5.  Bertha Holt, m. (unknown ) Johnson .
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.1.  Dave Holt , son of William   & Bettie (Singleton) Holt   had (2) two children:

1.9.1.1.1.  Lee Holt, m.      Pennington .
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.1.2.  Roy Holt

Sterling Elbert Holt  & Bertha  Lucinda Vaughan

Sterling Elbert Holt

1.9.1.4.  Sterling Elbert Holt ,   son of William   & Mahaley (Livingston) Holt , b. 19 Jul 1896, Kyles Ford, TN; d. 23 Jul 1968, Lee County, VA; m. 28 Nov 1920 by Clinton Green  (a neighbor) in Edison County, TN to Bertha  Lucinda Vaughan , daughter of William  & Susan (Deboard) Vaughan , b. 8 Aug 1901, Edison County, TN; d. 12 Mar 1973, Lee County, VA.  Sterling & Bertha (Vaughan) Holt   had (8) eight children:

1.9.1.4.1.  Eula Mae Holt, m. Kyle ‘Milton’ Harmon .
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.4.2.  infant , d. young.
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.4.3.  Bettie Alice Holt, m. William Martin Parsons .
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.4.4.  infant , d. young.
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.4.5.  infant , d. young.
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.4.6.  infant , d. young.
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.4.7.  Mary Blanch Holt, m1st- John Harold Smith ; m2nd- Millard Fannon .
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.4.8.  Barbara Ella Holt, m1st-David ‘Dave’ Yeary ; m2nd-Herbert 'Sonny' Lipscomb , Jr.

$ The exact order of birth of deceased children is unknown.  Of the infant children that died, there was one (1) boy and three (3) girls.

Eula Mae Holt

1.9.1.4.1.  Eula Mae Holt , daughter of Sterling   & Bertha  (Vaughan)   Holt, b. 25 Oct 1921, Hancock County, TN; m. 26 Sept 1943, Kingsport, TN to Kyle ‘Milton’ Harmon , b. 12 Dec 1909; d. 24 Jul 1986, Knoxville, TN.  Milton & Eula Mae Harmon   had (2) two children:

·         James Milton Harmon, b. 14 Nov 1944; m. Brenda Gail Mc Carter , b. 21 Sept 1948.
·         Eugene Wayne Harmon, b. 8 Jan 1947.  Lives in Los Angeles California.

Bettie Alice Holt

Bettie Alice (Holt) Parsons

1.9.1.4.3.  Bettie Alice Holt , daughter of Sterling   & Bertha  (Vaughan) Holt , b. 17 May 1924, Hancock County, Kyles Ford, TN[v]; d. 14 Mar 1986, Richmond, VA ; m. 12 Oct 1940, Harlan County, KY to William Martin Parsons , son of Roy  & Cora (Allen) Parsons , b. 23 Nov 1915, Pennington

 Gap, VA; d. 1 Jun 1977, Richmond, VA . William & Bettie (Holt) Parsons  had (2) two children:

1.9.1.4.3.1.  Larry Martin Parsons.  See Parsons
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.4.3.2.  Barbara Jean Parsons.  See Owens & Parsons

Mary Blanch Holt

1.9.1.4.7.  Mary Blanch Holt , daughter of Sterling  & Bertha  (Vaughan) Holt , b. 28 Oct 1931, Pennington Gap, VA; m.1st- 4 Dec 1948 to John Harold Smith , b. 5 Dec 1929; d. 27 Oct 1967 (age 37); m.2nd- 6 Jan 1973 to Millard Fannon , son of William Charles  & Ara (Fraley) Fannon , b. 24 Aug 1919.  John Harold & Mary (Holt) Smith  had (2) two children:

1.9.1.4.7.1.  LuCinda Sue , b. 18 Feb 1951, Lee County, VA
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.4.7.2.  Virginia "Lynn  ", b. 13 Nov 1955, Lee County, VA

Barbara Ella Holt

1.9.1.4.8.  Barbara Ella Holt , daughter of Sterling & Bertha  (Vaughan) Holt , b. 1 Jul 1934, Pennington Gap, VA; m.1st in Lee Co., VA to David “Dave” Yeary , d. 1988, Kingsport, TN. They divorced; m.2nd-29 Mar 1989, Henrico Co., VA to Herbert S. 'Sonny' Lipscomb , Jr., son of Herbert S. & Grace Mae (Armstead)  Lipscomb .  Sonny Lipscomb  had two children from his first marriage:

·        Herbert S. "Trey" Lipscomb, III, m. Angelia Langford .
·       
Renee Grace Lipscomb , m. Timothy Hodges .

 Dave & Barbara (Holt) Yeary  had (3) three children:

1.9.1.4.8.1.       Rebecca  Susan Yeary, b. 26 Dec 1960; d. Nov 1991, Richmond, VA; m. William “Bill” Edward Yates , Jr.
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.4.8.2.       Sterling  ‘David’ Yeary, b. 21 Oct 1962; m2. 22 Jun 1996, TN to Linda Tester
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.4.8.3.       Daniel  “Danny” Stephen Yeary, b. 25 Oct 1966; m. 1991 to Heather Boitnott

LuCinda Sue Smith

1.9.1.4.7.1.  LuCinda Sue Smith , daughter of John  Harold & Mary (Holt) Smith , b. 18 Feb 1951, Lee County, VA; m. 6 Nov 1971, Henrico Co., VA to Donald Elbert Smith , b. 21 May 1946.  They have (2) two children:

·        Brian  Donald Smith, b. 18 May 1976, Richmond, VA.  Twin of Kevin John.
·       
Kevin  John Smith, b.  18 May 1976, Richmond, VA.  Twin of Brian Donald.

Virginia 'Lynn' Smith

1.9.1.4.7.2.  Virginia "Lynn" Smith , daughter of John  Harold & Mary (Holt) Smith , b. 13 Nov 1955, Lee County, VA; m. 30 Sept 1978 to Richard Lynn Taylor , b. 26 Jul 1955.  They have (2) two children:

·        Brandon  John Taylor, b.  1 Apr 1981.
·       
Brent  Michael Taylor, b. 29 Jul 1983.

Rebecca "Becky" Susan Yeary

1.9.1.4.8.1.  Rebecca “Becky” Susan Yeary , daughter of Dave  & Barbara (Holt) Yeary , b. 26 Dec 1960; d. Nov 1991, Richmond, VA; m. William “Bill” Edward Yates , Jr.  Bill & Rebecca (Yeary) Yates  had (1) one child:

 ·        William “Beau” Edward Yates , III, b. 1 Mar 1986.

Daniel "Danny" Stephen Yeary

1.9.1.4.8.3.  Daniel  “Danny” Stephen Yeary, b. 25 Oct 1966; m. 1991 to Heather Boitnott .  Danny & Heather (Boitnott) Yeary had one (1) child:

 ·        Wade Harrell Yeary, b. 4 Apr 1995, Chesterfield Co., VA.


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