The Dallas Journal, Volume 54, 2008 Page: 13
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Ada Holt and Floyd W. Sclater was married July 19th 1908.
Addie Holt and C. E. Collins was married Jan 27th 1909.
[Added later, different ink:] Addie Collins and Parma Ball April 2 - 1916.
[Meda Holt handwriting:]
Viva Holt departed this life the 5th of Oct. 1877. heaven bless that sweet babe.
Elizabeth Holt departed this life 17th of May 1878.
The little babe departed this life 15th of September 1878.
Herbert Holt died July 29th 1888.
J. S. Holt departed this life Mar. 12 1902.
L. E. H. died Oct. 8th 1902.
Dan Parker Mar 5th 1907.
[Added later, different handwriting:]
Almeda E. Holt died July 18, 1944.
[The following was entered in the Meda Holt handwriting on a blank page in front of Bible:]
Rosie Holt departed this life Oct. 18th 1882.
Fannie Holt departed this life Feb. 10th 1884.
[This concludes the Bible entries. The following was on a typed sheet of paper inserted in the Bible:]
Leighton Ewell Holt, Jr.
The extent or character of his service cannot be determined definitely from data now available. I
do know from family reminiscences that he entered the Confederate service shortly after the
outbreak of the War in 1861 and that he was in the service continually (except for a time when
he was a prisoner of the Union Army) until the close of the War in 1865. I recall stories he told
of his service under General Gano and General Sterling Price and of his capture while with
This record can be verified in part by the attached letters, one from Harriet Smither, State
Archivist, Texas State Library, Austin, Texas and the other from Major General K. B. Bush,
Office of the Adjutant General, Department of the Army, Washington, D. C.
James Sullivan Holt born Jan. 29, 1846 where Shelbyville, Tenn.
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