Peter John or Peter Maritin Holck

1813–1857 (Age 44)
Neuenkirchen, Steinburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

The Life of Peter John or Peter Maritin

When Peter John or Peter Maritin Holck was born in 1813, in Neuenkirchen, Steinburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, his father, Johann Hölck, was 40 and his mother, Anna Catharina Holck, was 35. He married Weipke Peters about 1839. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died about 1857, at the age of 44.

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Peter John or Peter Maritin Holck
Weipke Peters
Marriage: about 1839
Twin Holck
Catharina ( Katie) Holck ( Holk) ( Hoelck)
John Holck
Nicholas Holck
Jacob Heinrich Holck
Christian Holck

Spouse and Children

about 1839


    Twin Holck


    Catharina ( Katie) Holck ( Holk) ( Hoelck)


    John Holck


    Nicholas Holck


    Jacob Heinrich Holck


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (3)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 0

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.

Age 1

The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.
1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 39

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

Name Meaning

1 North German (Hölck): probably from an old personal name ( see Hilke ).2 Danish or Americanized spelling of German (Franconian) Holch, a nickname for a pious man, from Middle High German heilec ‘holy’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Peter Holck in entry for Jacob Holch, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • John Holck in entry for Chris Holck and Gusta Gressing, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Peter Holk in entry for Christ Holk and Lena Johnson, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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