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44. James HOLTZCLAW64,65 was born about 1745.17 James was not listed in the online record, only in the book. He died in 1821 at the age of 76 in Nelson County, Kentucky.66

Married Bethiah ??? who survived him - the name may be a diminutive of Tabitha. Moved about 1775 to Westmoreland Co PA, later Fayette Co to live near Hardin relatives. In 1780 he entered 300 acres on Harden's Creek near William Harden in KY, but was apparently still living in Westmoreland Co PA in 1782-1786 when he and Capt John Hardin brought suit against Thomas Perkins, Edward Erskine, & Robert Wickliffe. He was on the tax lists in Fayette Co 1785-1789 and the federal census in 1790. In July of 1791, he appears on the tax lists for Nelson Co KY.

Will of James dated 19 Jun 1821 left real estate, animals & household effects to Bethia. $1 to daughter Nancy Johnson, $1 to son James, $1 to son Nimrod. $1 to daughter Tabitha Anderson. $1 to daughter Diadama Edwards. $1 to son Henry and the bonds he held. To daughter Luize Snap, bonds on Lewis Snap and residue of estate. $1 to daughter Letice Leach; colt & heifer to granddaughter Nancy Leach. Harman Gratehous and Lewis Snap were executors.

James HOLTZCLAW and Bethia [HOLTZCLAW] were married.65 Bethia [HOLTZCLAW] was born about 1745.65 She died after 1830 at the age of 85.65

Probably in household of Lewis Snapp, son-in-law in the 1830 Census between 80-90 years of age.

James HOLTZCLAW and Bethia [HOLTZCLAW] had the following children:

163

i.

Kelly Hardin HOLTZCLAW was born about 1770 in Prince William County, Virginia.65

Listed as being 21 when his father is listed on Nelson Co KY tax lists in Jul 1791.

164

ii.

Nancy HOLTZCLAW was born about 1772.65 She died about 1833 at the age of 61 in Bullitt County, Kentucky.65

165

iii.

John HOLTZCLAW was born about 1773.65

166

iv.

James HOLTZCLAW was born about 1775.65

167

v.

Nimrod HOLTZCLAW65 was born (date unknown).

168

vi.

Tabitha HOLTZCLAW was born about 1778.65

169

vii.

Diadema "Dama" HOLTZCLAW was born about 1780.65 She died about 1821 at the age of 41 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.65

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viii.

Henry HOLTZCLAW was born about 1782.65

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ix.

Louisa HOLTZCLAW was born about 1785 in Pennsylvania.65

172

x.

Letitia HOLTZCLAW was born about 1787 in Pennsylvania.65