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Joshua HOLTZSCLAW
Margaret BATMAN
Zerelda E. CAPLINGER
Husband:  Joshua10 HOLTZCLAW / HOLTSCLAW / HOLSCLAW / HOLESCLAW
Birth:  1810/1, KY
Death:  1860-70, presumably in Orange Co., IN
Occupation:  saddler
Father:  Kelly Harden / Hardin9 HOLTZCLAW (1767/8-1828) [James8, John Henry7, Hans Jacob6, Hans Heinrich5, Johannes4, Wilhelm3, Franq2, Johann1]
Mother:  Mary "Polly" PECK, m. 28 Nov 1803, Jefferson Co., KY
Marriage-1:  11 Sep 1834, Jefferson Co., KY; Divorced 1839, KY
Wife-1:  Margaret BATMAN
Birth:  ca. 1815
Father:  John BATMAN
Marriage-2:  12 Oct 1842, Oldham Co., KY
Wife-2:  Zarilda / Zerilda / Zerelda E. CAPLINGER
Birth:  1821/2, KY
Occupation:  homemaker
Parents:  born in KY

Some secondary sources have Zerelda the daughter of Henry COPLINGER, but his daughter, Zerilda, was born in 1816 and married Van DICK, with whom she is living in the 1850 census of Oldham Co., KY.

Children with Margaret BATMAN:
unknown
Children with Zerelda E. CAPLINGER:
born in Kentucky, probably in Henry Co., KY:
1.  William L.11 / Clay11 HOLTSCLAW, b. 1843/4
2.  John N.11 HOLTSCLAW, b. 1846/7
3.  Wickliff11 HOLTSCLAW, b. 1849/50
4.  Thomas11 P. HOLTSCLAW, b. 1853/4
5.  Ruth E.11 HOLTSCLAW, b. 1855/6

born in Indiana, probably in Paoli Twp., Orange Co., IN:
6.  Eliza11 HOLTSCLAW, b. 1858/9
7.  Laura A.11 HOLTSCLAW, b. Jan 1861 


Sources (n.b., Oldham Co. is adjacent to both Jefferson and Henry Cos., and is just three counties away from Orange Co., IN):

1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  KY, NC, TN, VA, WV Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Holsclaw, Kelly H. Peck, Polly 28 Nov 1803 Jefferson Co.
Holesclaw, Joshua Caplinger, Zerilda 12 Oct 1842 Oldham Co.

1b.  KY STATEWIDE: Divorces (online in the Kentucky USGenWeb archives hosted at RootsWeb.com; submitted by Regina Barry):
Jan 24 1839
Kentucky State Legislature. Acts Passed and Approved.
As published in Kentucky Gazette (Lexington, KY).
Family History Library Film #0206917
(note: date is date of publication, not date of legislative act)...
34. An Act to divorce Margaret HOLSCLAW. Divorce from Joshua HOLZCLAW...

1c.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Joshua HOLTZCLAW
Birth: 1813 or About 1810, Jefferson, Kentucky
Father: Kelly Harden HOLTZCLAW; Mother: Polly PECK
Marriage(1): 11 Sep 1834, Jefferson, Kentucky
Spouse(1): Margaret BATMAN
Birth: About 1811, Jefferson, Kentucky
Father: John BATMAN
Marriage(2): 12 Oct 1842, Nelson, Kentucky
Spouse(2): Zelda COPLINGER
Birth: About 1822, of Nelson, Kentucky
Birth: About 1812, of Fauquire, Virginia
Father: Henry COPLINGER
Source: patron submissions

2.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find either Joshua or Margaret.  In the aftermath of the divorce, each is probably living with other kin.

3.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #6 of 152):  District No. 1, Henry Co., KY, p. 366B/731, 46/45, enumerated 1 Aug 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Holsclaw Joshua 39 M   Saddler 700 Ky
Holsclaw Zarilda 29 F       "
Holsclaw Clay  6 M       "

4.  1860 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #17 of 56):  Paoli Twp., Orange Co., IN, Roll 286 (Book 1), p. 727, PN 87, 669/669, enumerated 6 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Joshua Holtsclaw 50 M   Saddler   100 Kentucky
Zerilda E Holtsclaw 38 F         Kentucky
William L Holtsclaw 16 M   Servant     Kentucky
John N Holtsclaw 13 M         Kentucky
Wickliff Holtsclaw 10 M         Kentucky
Thomas P Holtsclaw  6 M         Kentucky
Ruth E Holtsclaw  4 F         Kentucky
Eliza Holtsclaw  1 F         Indiana

5.  1870 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #23 of 32):  Jackson Twp., Orange Co., IN, Roll 348 (Book 1), p. 51A, PN 23, 166/166, enumerated 9 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Holsclaw Zerelda E 48 F W Keeping House   100 Kentucky
________ Eliza A 11 F W at home     Indiana
________ Laura  8 F W At home     Indiana

6.  1880 Census (indexed at FamilySearch.org; page image online at Ancestry.com, Image #83 of 109):  Paoli Twp., Orange Co., IN, Roll T9-0302, p. 211C, PN 42, SD 1, ED 22, enumerated 24 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 11 13 15 20 24 25 26
409 420 Holtsclaw W M 59     / Keeping house     KY KY KY
    _________ Eliza W F 21 Dau /   At home     IN KY KY
    _________ Laura W F 19 Dau /   At home     IN KY KY
    _________ William W M 38 Son /   Day laborer Consumption / IN KY KY

7.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

8.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

9.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  AF - Ancestral File (online at FamilySearch.org).

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