Elizabeth Poole

1770–2 April 1829 (Age 59)
Pooletown, Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Poole was born in 1770, in Pooletown, Rowan, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Poole, was 26 and her mother, Mary Fleming, was 25. She married Peter Houk on 6 August 1797, in Elk Creek, Grayson, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 2 April 1829, in Elk Creek, Grayson, Virginia, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Peter Houk
Elizabeth Poole
Marriage: 6 August 1797
Mary C. " Polly" Houk
Solomon Houck
Martin Howk
Clarissa "Clara" Houck
Isaac Houk

Spouse and Children

6 August 1797
Elk Creek, Grayson, Virginia, United States


    Mary C. " Polly" Houk



    Clarissa "Clara" Houck



    Solomon Houck


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 6

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 16

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 Southern English: variant spelling of Pool 1.2 Possibly an Americanized form of German Puhl or Pfuhl(e) ( see Pool 4).

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

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