Jeremiah Houtz

Brief Life History 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 Wells, Indiana, 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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Jeremiah Houtz
Mary Ellen Jeffries
Marriage: 14 December 1865
Fannie Jane Houtz
Jesse Henry Houtz
Rosa Classisa Houtz
Jeramiah Simeon Houtz
Mary E. Houtz
Frederick E. Houtz
Sarah Elizabeth Houtz
Charles Silas Houtz
Victor Abraham Linord Houtz

Sources (35)

  • Jeramiah Houtz, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jerry Houtz, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Jeremiah Houtz, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hautz .

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

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