Jedediah Holt was the son of Nicholas Holt, who came from Andover, Mass., to Blue Hill in 1765. Jedediah was born at Andover, March 12, 1754. He married Sarah Thorndike, Feb. 24, 1778. She died Jan. 15, 1836. They had six children as follows: Jedediah, Jeremiah, Jonah, Samuel, Stephen and Sally.
Luedders’ historical and pictorial city directory of Angola, Indiana for the year 1923, containing an historical compilation of items of local interest, a complete canvass of names in the city, which includes every member of the family, college students, families on rural lines, directory of officers of county, city, lodges, churches, societies, a directory of streets, and a classified business directory.
SILAS and DORCAS P. ( ) BACHELOR were m. and lived in Northbridge, Mass. Came near the close of the 18th century and settled in that part of Grantham afterwards annexed to Cornish. But little can be gleaned regarding them. They are both buried in the Flat cemetery. He d. Jan. 19, 1838. She d. Aug. 26, 1950. Children, the first two or three were b. in Northbridge and the rest in town: i. LUTHER, b. Aug. 15, 1794, and d. April 16, 1800. ii. ABIGAIL, b. March 27, 1796; d. Sept. 29, 1796. iii. SARAH, b. Aug. 21, 1797.
2. AZOR2 BACHELOR (Silas1) was b. Jan. 13, 1806; m. Pluma Upham of -, b. -; d.-. Mr. Bachelor was a shoemaker and came to the Flat about 1840. He built the brick house just east of the cemetery now used as the Grange hall. Here he worked at his trade until age and failing health caused him to retire. He d. Jan. 8, 1873. His wife d. Children, all b. in town except the first: i. ELIZA JANE, b. July 23, 1835, in Northbridge, Mass. She never m. She d. Feb. 27, 1872. ii. MARTIN VAN BUREN, b. Aug.