|Birth: ||Jan. 13, 1829|
|Death: ||Apr. 28, 1881|
William Joseph Holt, son of William White Holt and the former Miss Mary Arinton Ware, was born on January 19th 1828 in Augusta, Georgia. His father had been mayor of that city from 1825 -1826 and was a veteran of the War of 1812.
Young William attended local elementary schools and graduated high school from the Richmond Academy, one of the oldest schools in the country, circa 1783. He then attended and graduated from the Medical Academy of Georgia; where he received his degree in medicine.
On April 23rd 1857, William married Miss Mary Elizabeth Dugas, daughter of Dr. Louis Alexander Dugas and the former Mary Catherine Barnes. Dr. Dugas was a professor at the Medical Academy and would later be Dean of the school from 1861 to 1876. William and Mary Elizabeth had four children. Around 1866, Dr. Holt moved his family to Montgomery, Alabama; where he set-up a large practice.
Dr. William Joseph Holt departed this life on the 28th of April 1881 at the age of 53 years, 3 months and 9 days. Dr. Holt was laid to rest in the his family plot in Oakwood Cemetery along side his two sons, Louis and William, who preceded him to the tomb.
William White Holt (1788 - 1863)
Mary Arinton Ware Holt (1799 - 1856)
Mary Elizabeth Dugas Holt (1833 - 1894)
Mary Louisa Holt (1864 - 1914)*
Louis Alexander Dugas Holt (1870 - 1875)*
William White Holt (1871 - 1877)*
John Henry Holt (1873 - 1918)*
Emily F. Holt Screws (____ - 1917)*
William Joseph Holt (1829 - 1881)
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Originally Created by: Reba Chunn
Record added: Sep 28, 2011
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