Person:Edward Holt (4)

Edward Hempstead Holt
m. 8 Oct 1826
  1. Frances Pearce Holt1827 - 1911
  2. Charles J. Holt1830 -
  3. William Henry Holt1832 - 1879
  4. Ellen Pearce Holt1835 - 1837
  5. Edward Hempstead Holt1837 - 1864
  6. Guysbert Vandenbroeck Holt1841 - 1862
Facts and Events
Name Edward Hempstead Holt
Gender Male
Birth[1] 3 Oct 1837 New York, United States
Death[2] 8 Jul 1864 Virginia, United Statesin Chickahominy swamp

Death in Civil War

From the Brooklyn Daily Eagle obitS2:

HOLT--On Friday, July 8th, of disease contracted while in the service of his country, Edward Hempstead Holt, aged 26 years and 9 months. The funeral will take place at the house of his parents, Charles and Jane P. Holt, Ryerson street, near Gates av, on Sunday afternoon, 10th inst, at 2 o'clock. (Richmond, Va., papers please copy.)

Another source made reference to his death of "camp fever contracted in the Chickahominy swamp."S3

Image Gallery
  1. ancestral file, AFN:R3CS-7M.

    see pedigree chart (needs primary sources)

  2. Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States. Brooklyn Daily Eagle. (Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States), p. 3, 9 Jul 1864.
  3.   Brooklyn Standard Union, 10 Oct 1876.

    Golden Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Holt. (See details on his parents' page.)