|J. HOLT, contractor and builder, Anamosa; is a native of Ireland; when 9 years of age, he came to Canada, and was brought up and learned his trade there; he came to Iowa in 1858, and located in Anamosa, and since then has been engaged in building and contracting. He married Maggie Dellahunt, from Galena, Jo Daviess Co., Ill. They attend the Catholic Church.
Source: "Fairview Township", History of Jones County, Iowa, Chicago, Western Historical Company, 1879, p. 561.
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