A-3-27 Nathaniel Holt was born about 1818 in Caswell County, NC. He married  Matilda C. Meadows was born on 05 Dec 1818 in Limestone County, Alabama. She died on 11 Oct 1885 in Limestone County, Alabama. She was buried in New Garden Cemetery, Elkmont, Limestone County, Alabama.


Nathaniel Holt and Matilda C. Meadows were married on 29 Dec 1840 in Limestone County, Alabama (They were married by by John S. Davis.).  They had the following children:


A-4-72  Nancy J. Holt was born about 1841 in Limestone County, Alabama. She married James C.Malone (?) on 24 Dec 1867 in Limestone County, Alabama.


A-4-73  Emily Mahala Holt was born about 1843. She married James Buys Griffin on 17 Jul 1860 in Limestone County, Alabama



            Huntsville Democrat, Huntsville, Ala, August 1, 1860, They were married 

            at home of her step-father (and uncle?) Jessee Holt,

            Huntsville Democrat, Huntsville, Ala, August 1, 1860

            “Married on the 17th ult. by Rev. J. Turrentine, Mr. James D. Griffin to

            Miss Emily Holt all of Limestone County



A-4-74  John W. Holt was born about 1845 in Kosciusko, Attala Co., Mississippi.



Notes for Nathaniel Holt:

1850 US Limestone Co., AL, h/h 186 - living next to Jane Meadows, a widow, at h/h 185.

Nathaniel age 33 born NC, value of real estate $150.00,

Matilda (Meadows) 31, AL

Nancy J., 9, AL

Mahala E., 7,AL; -- who was also known as Emily Mahala

John W. Holt, 5, Miss

Apparently about 1845 Nathaniel moved to Mississippi with some other Holt and their collateral families; however, he returned to Limestone Co. , AL before 1850.

In the 1860 Census Mahala E. age 16 was listed in the household of Jesse and Matilda Holt of Limestone Co., AL.



Notes for Matilda C. Meadows:


1880 Limestone Co., AL, Census, h/h 34/34, twp. 4, range 4, beat 1

Matilda Holt, widowed, 61, AL/ TN/KY

Narcissa, 21, AL/NC/AL

James D., 18, AL/NC/AL

on the same page:

Mary Vining 35 AL AL AL

Luda 10 AL MS AL

Elizabeth 7 AL MS AL

John 5 AL MS AL

Joseph 3 AL MS AL