(March 7, 1893 - February 17, 1952)
The Lusk Herald
March 6, 1952
J.A. Holt Last Rites in Cheyenne
Funeral services were held in Cheyenne Feb. 24 for J. A. Holt, former resident of Lost Springs, and a brother-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. George L. Miller of Lusk.
Mr. Holt died in Los Angeles Feb. 17, having arrived there only the day before from Texas where he and his wife had gone upon leaving Wyoming about a year ago. They were visiting at the home of Mrs. Holtís brother, Dewey Keister, and wife when Mr. Holt was stricken with a heart attack.
John Albert Holt was born Mar. 7, 1893 at Johnstown, Nebr. the son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Holt, and grew to manhood there where he attended York College. He was married to Miss Mina Ruth Keister at Valentine, Nebr., Sept. 28, 1912 and they are the parents of two daughters.
During World War I be was a recruiting officer in the 6th Division as a first lieutenant. He was a member of the Episcopal Church and the B.P.O. Elks Lodge of Lusk.
Surivors include his widow and his two daughters, Mrs. Ethelyn Thompson of Wheatland. Wyo., Mrs. Alberta Schwartz of Cheyenne, Wyo., his mother, Mrs. Emma Holt of Johnstown, Nebr., four sisters and one brother.
Those from Lusk attending the services were Mr. and Mrs. Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Cart Cline and Charles McLean.
Type your search terms into the box below and his 'Search!' to begin searching the
The Niobrara County Library Foundation, Inc. accepts online donations. Click to contribute via PayPal or credit/debit card.
Peruse our extensive genealogical archives, with entries sorted alphabetical by first and last name.
We are currently adding birth record information to the website, with entries sorted alphabetical by first and last name.
This resource provides an alphabetical listing of names, broken down by cemetery, of
those buried in area cemeteries. This resource can assist you in locating the exact location of these grave