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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Waightstill Alfonzo Houk
Ada Montra Giles
Herbert Phifer Houk
Rose Houk
Blanche Shelton Houk
Charles Eugene Houk Sr
Romulus Vance Houk
Sallie Ann Houk
Frederick Alfonzo Houk
Julian Aycock Houk
Estel Houk
Ray C Houk
Elma Peggy Houk
Sudie Warlick Houk

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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.

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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