James Holt1

#5775, (say 1650 - )
Relationship6th great-granduncle of William David Lewis
Father*Nicholas Holt1 (c 1608 - 1685/86)
Mother*Elizabeth _____1 ( - 1656)


Hannah Allen
Child 1.Priscilla Holt6 (1679 - )
Birth*say 1650He was born say 1650 at Essex Co., MassachusettsG.1 
circa 1652He lived with Nicholas Holt and Elizabeth _____ circa 1652 at Andover, Essex Co., MassachusettsG; "one of the six original settlers."2,3,4,5 
Marriage*12 October 1675He married Hannah Allen, daughter of Andrew Allen, on 12 October 1675 at Salem, Essex Co., MassachusettsG.1 


  1. [S166] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995-2011), III:400.
  2. [S170] Charles Henry Pope, The Pioneers of Massachusetts (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1900), p. 238.
  3. [S305] William Richard Cutter, compiler, New England Families Genealogical and Memorial, Volume III, 3rd Series (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1915), III:1485, entry for HOLT.
  4. [S601] Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, editor, Records of the Governor and Company of the Massachusetts Bay in New England (Boston: Press of William White, 1853, 1854), III:73-74. General Court records, 6 May 1646. "Cutshamache Sagamor of ye Massachusetts came into ye Corte & acknowledged yt for the sum of £6 & a Coat which he had already received he had sold to Mr. John Woodbridge in behalfe of ye inhabitants of Cochichawicke now called Andover all his right, interest & privilege in ye land 6 miles southward from ye towne, two miles eastward to Rowley bounds be ye same more or lesse, and northward to Merrimack river..."
  5. [S2056] John J. Currier, History of Newbury, Mass. 1635–1902 (Boston: Damrell & Upham, 1902), p. 75. "Among the Newbury men who accompanied the Rev. Mr. Woodbridge to Cochichawicke, and settled there, were John Osgood, Joseph Parker, John Stevens, Nicholas Holt, Benjamin Woodbridge, John Frye, Nathan Parker, John Aslett, William Ballard, and John Russ, sr."
  6. [S831] Charlotte Helen Abbott, compiler, Early Records and Notes of the Farnum Family of Andover (manuscript typed: Memorial Hall Library, Andover), downloaded from www.mhl.org , p. 2. Hereinafter cited as Farnum Family of Andover.