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
1766–1819
Elizabeth Poole
1770–1829
Marriage: 6 August 1797
Mary C. " Polly" Houk
1803–1896
Solomon Houck
Martin Howk
1805–1881
Clarissa "Clara" Houck
1807–1900
Isaac Houk
1809–1883

Spouse and Children

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

(5)

    Mary C. " Polly" Houk

    Female1803–1896Female

    Male1805–1881Male

    Clarissa "Clara" Houck

    Female1807–1900Female

    Male1809–1883Male

    Solomon Houck

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

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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