The following obituary appeared in the Tacoma News Tribune, 3 June, 1941. Mrs. George Milton Holt,78 died Monday at her home, Rt 7, Box 538, Tacoma where she had lived for 30 years coming from Missouri. Besides her husband, she leaves a daughter, Mrs R.V. Palmer and three sons, R.R., O.C. and O.R., all of Tacoma; a half sister, Mrs. BECKERDITE of Illinois eight grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren.
Mrs. Holt's maiden name was Mary Charlotte Connely. She was born February 1, 1863 in Lewiston, Fulton County, Illinois. Her parents were Francis (Frank) Conley and Terilda or Zerilda Wilcox. George Milton Holt was born in 1863 in Memphis, Scotland County, Missouri to George Holt and Mathilda Lewis.
Does the mysterious Mrs. Beckerdite referred to in this obit connect to your family?Thanks for any assistance. J.R. Green