Frederick Holt

HOLT, FREDERICK; Farmer; born at Rosefield, Illinois, November 9, 1853, the son of James W. and Ellen Holt. His paternal grand-parents were John and Elizabeth Holt, natives of England. James Holt was a machinist by trade, came to America about 1830 and first settled in the city of Peoria. He purchased a farm farm on Section 32, Rosefield Township. He died in Eden, Logan Township, at the age of seventy-five years, and his wife died at seventy-one. They were members of the Methodist Church and he was Commissioner of Roads for Rosefield Township and School Director. Frederick Holt has been a farmer all his life; has one hundred and twenty acres of land on Section 32. November 16, 1875, he was married in Elmwood Township to Rosina Bagg. who was born in Rosefield Township, December 19, 1856, the daughter of Otis and Phoebe (Brown) Bagg, natives of New York, now living in Elmwood Township. Mr. and Mrs. Holt have two children: Charles F. and Otis J. Mr. and Mrs. Holt are members of the Methodist Church. He is a Republican. He has been School Director three terms, and is a member of the Modern Woodmen of America at Hanna City.