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Mary Elizabeth Dugas Holt
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Birth: Dec. 22, 1833
Richmond County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 1894
Richmond County
Georgia, USA

Mary Elizabeth Dugas, daughter of Dr. Louis Alexander Dugas and the former Mary Catherine Barnes, was born on the 23rd of December 1833 in Augusta, Georgia. Mary Elizabeth did not know her mother, as she died eight days after her birth. But her father, Dr. Dugas was a loving and respected doctor throughout the country.

In March of 1840, Mary Elizabeth's father married the former Miss Lousia Virginia Harris; who would rise her as a daughter. Over the next several years, Mary Elizabeth would have seven brothers and sisters.

On April 23rd 1857, Mary Elizabeth married a young doctor, William Joseph Holt, son of William White Holt and the former Miss Mary Arinton Ware; uniting two prominent families of Augusta. Mary Elizabeth and William would have four children.

After the Civil War around 1866, Mary Elizabeth and Dr. Holt would move to Montgomery, Alabama to raise their growing family.

Mary Elizabeth Dugas Holt departed this life on the 28th day of August 1894 at the age of 60 years, 9 months and 5 days. After being a widow for 13 years, Mary Elizabeth was laid to rest in the family plot in Oakwood Cemetery beside her husband of 41 years and her two sons, Louis and William, who preceded her to the grave.

Family links: 
  Louis Alexander Dugas (1806 - 1884)
  Mary Catharine Barnes Dugas (1814 - 1833)
  William Joseph Holt (1829 - 1881)*
  Mary Louisa Holt (1864 - 1914)*
  Louis Alexander Dugas Holt (1870 - 1875)*
  William White Holt (1871 - 1877)*
  John Henry Holt (1873 - 1918)*
  Mary Elizabeth Dugas Holt (1833 - 1894)
  Son Dugas (1841 - 1841)**
  Charles Frederick Dugas (1841 - 1842)**
  Elizabeth Pauline Dugas Cole (1842 - 1903)**
  Juriah Harris Dugas (1845 - 1878)**
  Louis Alexander Dugas (1849 - 1885)**
  Louisa Virginia Dugas (1850 - 1851)**
  George Cuvier Dugas (1852 - 1903)**
  Adrienne Catherine Dugas McCleskey (1856 - 1886)**
*Calculated relationship
in Augusta, Ga.,
Dec. 22, 1834
in Augusta, Ga.,
Aug. 28, 1894
“He asked for her life and Thou gavest her a
long life, even for ever and ever.” Psalm XXI-IV

Oakwood Cemetery
Montgomery County
Alabama, USA
Maintained by: GMG
Originally Created by: Reba Chunn
Record added: Sep 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77234332
Mary Elizabeth <i>Dugas</i> Holt
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