Nicholas Houk

1740–6 August 1841 (Age 101)
Berks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Nicholas

Nicholas Houk was born in 1740, in Berks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. He married Sarah Maria Mauser in 1772, in Lincoln, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1777. He died on 6 August 1841, in Renfro Valley, Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 101, and was buried in Renfro Valley, Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nicholas Houk
Sarah Maria Mauser
Marriage: 1772
Joseph Houk
Mary Rebecca Houk
Catherine Houk
Frederick Houk
Michael Houk
George Houk
Elizabeth Houk
Sally Houk
Sarah Houk

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1772Lincoln, North Carolina, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    Age 36
    North Carolina is the 12th state.
    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.
    1799 · Gold Nuggets Found
    Age 59
    "In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Dutch Hoek .

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Family Data Collection - Births
    • N Houk, "United States Census, 1820"
    • Revolutionary Soldiers in Kentucky: Also a Roster of the Virginia Navy

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