Sarah A. Houtz

Female12 June 1840–25 June 1927

Brief Life History of Sarah A.

When Sarah A. Houtz was born on 12 June 1840, in Germantown, Montgomery, Ohio, United States, her father, Henry Houtz, was 24 and her mother, Amanda "Fanny" Harp, was 22. She married Edward Roush on 19 October 1865, in Wells, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Huntington, Huntington Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States in 1870 and Rock Creek Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 June 1927, in Markle, Rock Creek Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Markle, Rock Creek Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States.

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Edward Roush
Sarah A. Houtz
Marriage: 19 October 1865
Maud Roush
Effie E Roush
Ida Roush
William Edward Roush

Sources (14)

  • Sarah A Rausch in household of Edward Rausch, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Ann Houtz, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"(to Edward Roush)
  • Sarah A. Houtz Roush Harvey, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 October 1865Wells, Indiana, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

    Age 1

    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries: 1842: Rock Creek Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States


    Age 23

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Hautz .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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