Jeremiah Houtz

7 January 1842–17 October 1923 (Age 81)
Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Jeremiah

When Jeremiah Houtz was born on 7 January 1842, in Ohio, United States, his father, Henry Houtz, was 26 and his mother, Amanda "Fanny" Harp, was 24. He married Mary Ellen Jeffries on 14 December 1865, in Wells, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Rock Creek Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Lancaster Township, Wells, Indiana, United States in 1920. He died on 17 October 1923, in United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Saint Paul Cemetery, Uniondale, Rockcreek Township, Wells, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Houtz
Mary Ellen Jeffries
Marriage: 14 December 1865
Fannie J. Houtz
Jesse Henry Houtz
Rosa Classisa Houtz
Jeramiah Simeon Houtz
Mary E. Houtz
Frederick E. Houtz
Sarah E. Houtz
Charles Silas Houtz
Victor Abraham Linord Houtz

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World Events (8)

Age 4
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851
Age 9
Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
Age 23
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

German:1. Probably an altered spelling of Hautz , an argot word (thieves’ slang) in Bavaria and Austria for a peasant farmer. 2. from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with hug ‘mind’ ( see Hugo ).

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

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Sources (31)

  • Jeramiah Houtz, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jerrie Houtz in household of Fread Houtz, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jeremiah Houts in household of Henry Houts, "United States Census, 1850"

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