Nicholas Houk

26 November 1740–6 August 1841 (Age 100)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of Nicholas

When Nicholas Houk was born on 26 November 1740, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Johann Peter Hauch, was 20 and his mother, Anna Maria Schwedener, was 19. He married Sarah Maria Mouser in 1772, in Lincoln, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States for about 20 years. He died on 6 August 1841, in Renfro Valley, Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Renfro Valley, Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nicholas Houk
1740–1841
Sarah Maria Mouser
1751–1845
Marriage: 1772
Joseph Houk
1773–
Mary Rebecca Houk
1774–1850
Catherine Houk
1787–1860
Frederick Houk
1777–1875
Michael Houk
1778–1852
George Houk
1784–1829
Elizabeth Houk
1784–1855
Sally Houk
1786–1860
Catherine Caty Houk
1797–1865
Sarah Houk
1806–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1772
Lincoln, North Carolina, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

    Jacob Hauch

    Male1740–1813Male

    Male1740–Male

    Male1740–1841Male

    Eliza Jane Houck

    Female1744–1800Female

    Male1745–Male

+10 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 36

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 52

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
1810

Age 70

On 1 Apr 1810, Rockcastle County was formed from Knox, Lincoln, Madison and Pulaski Counties. The county was named for the Rockcastle River, the boundary between Rockcastle and Laurel County.

Name Meaning

Dutch (de Houk): variant of Houck 1, with the definite article, de.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • N Houk, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Nicholas Houke, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Nicholas Houk, "Find A Grave Index"

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