Jennie Maud Houtz

30 September 1892–1 August 1988 (Age 95)
Springville, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Jennie Maud

When Jennie Maud Houtz was born on 30 September 1892, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Christian Watson Houtz, was 25 and her mother, Mary Esther Waters, was 25. She married William Thomas Tew Jr on 16 June 1913, in Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Custer, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Mapleton, Utah, Utah, United States in 1930. She died on 1 August 1988, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas Tew Jr
Jennie Maud Houtz
Marriage: 16 June 1913
Merlene Tew
Naoma Tew
Helen Tew
Thirl William Tew
Roy Eldon Tew
Dean Leon Tew

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1913Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1904 · Hobble Creek Hydroelectric Power Plant
    Age 12
    The Hobble Creek Hydroelectric Power Plant was completed in 1904. Many poles and wires were installed to bring power into the town and its homes. The plant is still in operation today.
    Age 25
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Hautz .

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

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    Sources (31)

    • Jennie M Houtz in entry for Tew, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Jennie M. Houtz in household of Christian H. Houtz, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Jannie Maud Houtz in entry for Elliot Noble Rowan and Naoma Tew, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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