Matilda Streeper

21 September 1848–4 August 1928 (Age 79)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Matilda

When Matilda Streeper was born on 21 September 1848, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, her father, Wilkinson Streeper, was 39 and her mother, Matilda Wells, was 33. She married Jacob Houtz on 3 October 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Springville, Utah, Utah, United States for about 50 years. She died on 4 August 1928, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Houtz
Matilda Streeper
Marriage: 3 October 1870
Jacob August Houtz
Mary Streeper Houtz
James Streeper Houtz
Matilda May Houtz

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 October 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 9
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Possibly an Americanized form of German Strüber, a variant of Straub , or an altered form of Streber, a variant of Streb .

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

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    Sources (36)

    • Matilda Wordsworth in household of William Wordsworth, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Matilda Streeper in entry for Matilda Houtz Nelson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Matilda Hintz in household of Jacob Hintz, "United States Census, 1880"

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