Martin Burton MULLINS William Yearby CORBIN Carr Balous MULLINS Emma Jane MULLINS Alford Martin MULLINS Betty MULLINS Joseph Carter MULLINS Jonathan Theodore HOLT Jonnie M MULLINS George Berry MULLINS Thalia Ann FORRESTER Mini tree diagram
Zenith Elvira MULLINS

Zenith Elvira MULLINS2,1,3,4

31st Jul 18791,2,3,4 - 30th Jun 19465,3

Life History

31st Jul 1879

Born in Salacoa Township, Cherokee, Georgia.1,2,3,4

16th Aug 1896

Married Jonathan Theodore HOLT in Marietta, Pickens County, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory.5

30th Jun 1946

Died in Asher, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma.5,3


  • Zenith Elvira was named for two of her grandmothers:  Zenith Forresterand Elvira Bailey Mullins.  Thanks to Betty Jackson for giving me thenames of Thalia's parents and pointing out this continuity in thenames.

    1880 Federal Census, Cherokee County, Georgia, 17 June, SalacoaDistrict (906th Civil Dist), District 22, page 24, Hse #208, Family#220
    Mullins, Martin  W M 35  Farmer  GA SC SC
    Mullins, Thaly A  W F 35 Wife  Kpng Hse GA SC NC
    Mullins, Elvira  W F 10mos July[1879] Daughter GA GA GA

    1910 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, 18 April, AsherWard 1, District 194, page 2B,  Hse/Fam #50
    Holt, Jonathan T Head  M W  38  Married 14 years  GA GA GA NightWatchman, Locomotive Engine Owns
    Holt, Elvarrie [Elviry, for Elvira]  Wife F W 32 Married 14 yrs 5children/5 living GA GA GA
    Holt, Lottie Dau F W 12  OK GA GA
    Holt, Cassintine Dau F W 11  OK GA GA
    Holt, Laura Dau F W 7  OK GA GA
    Holt, Earnest Son M W 4 OK GA GA
    Holt, Chrey(?) M W 2 Single OK GA GA

    Elvira (Mullins) Holt
    Voter Registration Certificate

    This is a printed form with the personal details filled in lead pencil

    Registration Certificate

    Ward or Township 4  No 37
    Precinct 1  County of Pottawatomie, State of Oklahoma

    This is to certify that Mrs Elvira Holt has this day applied forregistration as an elector in this precinct and an oath says that he[sic] is a qualified elector in School District 93, County ofPottawatomie, State of Oklahoma; that his [sic] name is Mrs ElviraHolt
    Residence Linden Hotel, Street No 211 S Sims
    Post Office Shawnee  Occupation Work Cafe
    ge 65, Race Ameri, Color White, Politics Democrat
    Color of Hair Brown, Height 5 ft 3 in
    Color of Eyes D Blue;  That he [sic] refers to Mrs Bawcum and ASappenfield, qualified electors of and freeholders in said precinct aswitnesses to the facts herein above set out.

    Dated this 23 day of October, 1944.
    (signed) Margaret B Harford Registrar

    Gravestone of Elvira and Jonathan Holt, Wanetta Cemetery, PottawatomieCounty, Oklahoma
    Elvira 1879 1946
    Jonathan T 1872 1953

    I find the name of this cemetery listed under two spellings:  Wanettaand Wanette.  The Genealogy Society listings of cemeteries( spellsit as Wanetta, as do many researchers of families buried there.  Ifind some researchers, who have visited the cemetery and taken photos,spelling it Wanette.  This is also the spelling in Wikipedia, which Igenerally find to be very careful and credible.  A map segment in theWikipedia article on Wanette, Oklahoma, has the name spelled Wanette.City Data ( alsospells the town's name thusly.  That appears to be the officialspelling of the town's name.


  • 1. 1880 Federal Census, Cherokee County, Georgia
    • 17 June, Salacoa District (906th Civil Dist), District 22, page 24;
  • 2. Ancestry Trees
  • 3. Gravestone of Elvira and Jonathan Holt, Wanetta Cemetery, PottawatomieCounty, Oklahoma
  • 4. 1910 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma
    • 18 April, Asher Ward 1, District 194, page 2B,  Hse/Fam #50
  • 5. Brad Holt, email to Orville Boyd Jenkins, November 2007

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