Philip Henry Houtz

5 July 1770–30 August 1848 (Age 78)
Bethel Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Philip Henry

When Philip Henry Houtz was born on 5 July 1770, in Bethel Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Henry Heinrich Houtz, was 24 and his mother, Maria Barbara Dubs, was 21. He married Anna Christina Koppenheffer on 2 December 1797, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 30 August 1848, in Germantown, Montgomery, Ohio, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philip Henry Houtz
Anna Christina Koppenheffer
Marriage: 2 December 1797
Elizabeth Houtz
Anna Margaret (Polly) Houtz
William Henry Houtz
Elizabeth Hautz
Barbara Houtz
Catharine Houtz
Henry Houtz
John Houtz
Elydia Ann Houtz

Spouse and Children

2 December 1797
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 6

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

Age 21

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

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 (2)

  • Philip Henry Houtz, "Find A Grave Index"
  • "Jones and Allied Families"

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