Tuesday, June 21, 2011

1906 Photo of Amos Holt or Ames Holt, Providence, Rhode Island

Photograph identified in pencil on a dark background: "Sept. 18, 1906, Amos Holt, Providence, Rhode Island"  I'm positive his last name is Holt, and I believe his first name is Amos, though it could be Ames.

So far, I've been unsuccessful in further identifying the handsome fellow in the photograph.  I found possible Amos Holts in Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts and several other states.  I found an Ames Holt of New Hampshire, who was one of the founders of Holt Manufacturing Company, which eventually became Caterpillar Inc.; perhaps he or one of his brothers had a son Ames.

Perhaps he was attending college at Providence, Rhode Island.

If you have any suggestions on a Holt family that might include this Amos or Ames, please leave a comment or contact me directly. 

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