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
1842–1923
Mary Ellen Jeffries
1844–1900
Marriage: 14 December 1865
Fannie J. Houtz
1867–
Jesse Henry Houtz
1868–1953
Rosa Classisa Houtz
1870–1941
Jeramiah Simeon Houtz
1871–1939
Mary E. Houtz
1877–
Frederick E. Houtz
1878–1959
Sarah E. Houtz
1880–
Charles Silas Houtz
1882–1976
Victor Abraham Linord Houtz
1884–

Spouse and Children

Children

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

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World Events (8)

1846
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.
1865
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.

Possible Related Names

Hugo
Houts

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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