- Birth Date
- 29 June 1850
- Death Date
- 31 August 1926
William John Holt
The Holt family arrived in New York on 6 July 1866 via the ship Arkwright. Though the overland company records only list heads of household, it records that William's mother, Elizabeth, purchased 3 adult food rations, indicating that her children accompanied her on the overland journey as well.
- Age at Departure: 15
- “Captain Daniel Thompson, memorandum book 1, 1866.” In Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains’ accounts 1862-1868.
- Holt, William J., [Reminiscences], in Jane Jennings Eldredge, "Records and Historical Sketches of Residents of Davis County, Utah," 9 vols. (1916), 4:118.
- New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886 Ledger B, p. 353.