Eleanor Houtz

Brief Life History of Eleanor

When Eleanor Houtz was born on 14 August 1832, in Selinsgrove, Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Christian Houtz, was 27 and her mother, Susannah Pawling, was 21. She married Lorenzo Snow on 1 June 1848, in Florence, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 14 September 1896, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lorenzo Snow
Eleanor Houtz
Marriage: 1 June 1848
Amanda Eleanor Snow
Ida Snow
Eugenia Snow
Alphonso Houtz Snow
Susan Emma Jane Snow
Roxeylena Snow
Hortensia Houtz Snow
Chauncey Edgar Snow

Sources (30)

  • Elnore Snow, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eleanor Houtz, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Elenor Houtz in entry for Eugenia Snow Peirce, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


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

1851 · Brigham City is Settled

In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hautz .

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

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