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June 27, 2020

Melissa Jane Holt Hull (1845-1918)


Melissa Jane Holt Hull (1845-1918). Born and died in Mountain Grove, MO. Of English stock in America since early 1700s. Raised 7 Hulls, including my great-grandfather John Daniel Hull I. Lost her home twice during the Civil War. Her father John Holt was killed at age 48 working in his fields in 1862. Shot in the back. Died amongst family on kitchen floor of his house. Bled to death. She was 16. In post-war years, she helped get my family through its worst years since our arrival in Virginia from Germany in 1750.


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Posted by JD Hull at June 27, 2020 05:35 PM

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