Rose Houk

November 1892–3 August 1985 (Age 92)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Rose

When Rose Houk was born in November 1892, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Waightstill Alfonzo Houk, was 24 and her mother, Ada Montra Giles, was 24. She lived in Quaker Meadow Township, Burke, North Carolina, United States in 1900. She died on 3 August 1985, in Marion, McDowell, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Waightstill Alfonzo Houk
1868–1961
Ada Montra Giles
1868–1948
Herbert Phifer Houk
1891–1954
Rose Houk
1892–1985
Blanche Shelton Houk
1894–1984
Charles Eugene Houk Sr
1895–1992
Romulus Vance Houk
1896–1986
Sallie Ann Houk
1897–1977
Frederick Alfonzo Houk
1899–1986
Julian Aycock Houk
1901–1985
Estel Houk
1902–1990
Ray C Houk
1904–1978
Elma Peggy Houk
1905–1992
Sudie Warlick Houk
1908–1996

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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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 5

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1917

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rosa Houk in household of Waightstill A Houk, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rose Howk in household of Waighstil A Howk, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rose Houck Ledbetter, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

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