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Rebecca Mary "Polly" HOUK

Rebecca Mary "Polly" HOUK

Female 1774 - 1850  (76 years)


  • Name Rebecca Mary "Polly" HOUK 
    Nickname Polly 
    Born 1774  , , Tryon [later Lincoln] County, North Carolina, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    1820 US Census 7 Aug 1820  , , Washington County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: > 45y 
    • Recorded in the household of Coonrod Adams were:

      1 - male under 10 - Phillip was 3
      2 - males 10-15 - William was 11, George must've been 15-ish
      2 - males 16-25 - Riley was 19, missing a son?
      1 - male over 45 - Coonard was @50
      2 - females 10-15 - Elizabeth was 14, missing a daughter?
      2 - females 16-25 - Catherine was 17, missing a daughter?
      1 - female over 45 - Polly was @46

      8 - other persons not taxed (slaves)

    1820 U.S. census, Kentucky, Washington County, No Twp [ADAMs, Coonrod & ARTHUR, Wm]
    1820 U.S. census, Kentucky, Washington County, No Twp [ADAMs, Coonrod & ARTHUR, Wm]
    1850 US Census 1 Jun 1850  , District #72, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 78y 
    • She was recorded in the household of Christopher Reynerson. The members in his household were:

      Christopher Reynerson, age 38, male, born in Kentucky
      Elizabeth Reynerson, age 44, female, born in Kentucky
      Coonrod Kitchen, age 15, male, born in Missouri
      Margaret Kitchen, age 12, female, born in Missouri
      Andrew J. Kitchen, age 11, male, born in Missouri
      Polly Ann, age 9, female, born in Missouri
      Sarah F., age 7, female, born in Missouri
      Susan E. Reynerson, age 1, female, born in Missouri
      Mary Adams [Elizabeth's mother], age 78, female, born in North Carolina
    1850 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County, District #72 [REYNERSON]
    1850 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County, District #72 [REYNERSON]
    Married/Alternate Name Polly Adams  [3
    FamilySearch ID
    FindAGrave
    Died Nov 1850  , Spring Creek Twp., Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Association Mr. J. BROOKSHIRE (Relationship: DNA Common Ancestor) 
    Person ID I524  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Collier Branch
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2019 

    Father Nicholas HOUK,   b. 1740, , , Bucks County, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1841, , Renfro Valley, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years) 
    Mother Sarah Maria "Sally" MOUSER,   b. 1751, , , , Pennsylvania, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1845, Home of Caty Roberts, Renfro Valley, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 1772  , Renfro Valley, Rockcastle, Kentucky, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Married 1772  , , Lincoln County, North Carolina, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Family ID F2231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Coonrod ADAMS,   b. 1770, , , , North Carolina, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Nov 1835, , , Crawford [later Pulaski then Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 65 years) 
    Children 
     1. John ADAMS,   b. 1790, , , Nelson [later Washington; now Marion] County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1795, , , Washington County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
    +2. Henry ADAMS,   b. 27 Jan 1792, , Bradfordsville, Washington [now Marion] County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1852, , Norman Valley, Crawford [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     3. Abraham ADAMS,   b. Abt 1795, , Bradfordsville, Washington [now Marion] County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Sarah "Sally" ADAMS,   b. 17 Sep 1799, , Bradfordsville, Washington [now Marion] County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1863, T36N R8W S30 N1/2 lot 1 SW, Cold Spring Twp., Crawford [later Pulaski then Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +5. Riley Andrew ADAMS,   b. 1801, , Bradfordsville, Washington [now Marion] County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1888, , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +6. Catherine ADAMS,   b. 24 Apr 1803, , Bradfordsville, Washington [now Marion] County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1890, , Redding, Shasta County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     7. George ADAMS,   b. Est 1805, , Bradfordsville, Washington [now Marion] County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Elizabeth ADAMS,   b. 1806, , Bradfordsville, Washington [now Marion] County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1878, , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +9. William Coonrod ADAMS,   b. 1809, , Bradfordsville, Washington [now Marion] County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1885, , Sligo, Dent County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     10. Phillip ADAMS,   b. 1817, , Bradfordsville, Washington [now Marion] County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F242  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I524&tree=1: accessed 8 August 2020), "Rebecca Mary "Polly" HOUK."

  • Sources

    (Reliability ratings:
      0=Unreliable   1=Questionable   2=Secondary   3=Primary) 
    1. [S121] 1820 U.S. census, Washington County, Kentucky, population schedule, [No Township], p. 324 (stamped), line 12, Wm Arther household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : citing National Archives microfilm publication M33, roll 29.

    2. [S1183] 1850 U.S. census, Pulaski County, Missouri, population schedule, District #72, p. 111, dwelling 547, family 557, Christopher Rynerson household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 July 2016); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 411. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S41] Lundi S. Leonard, submitter, "World Family Tree, Vol. 58, Tree 14," [Inactive website], Genealogy.com (http://www.genealogy.com/wftonline/v58/0001to0050/v58t0014.html : accessed 25 Jul 2004).

    4. [S207] Phelps County Genealogical Society (Mo.), Phelps County Missouri Heritage, Vol. I, (Rolla, Missouri : Phelps County Genealogical Society, 1992), page 16.

    5. [S787] Primary Source unavailable, Phelps County started recording deaths in 1883, therefore no death record is available from Phelps County records..

    6. [S1223] Jim Vandergriff, compiler, "Vandergriff Family," [Inactive website], Vandergriff Genealogy (http://www.angelfire.com/mac/vanderj42/0-Vandergriffindex.html); entry for Coonrod Adams. (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S963] Find A Grave, database with images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 19 February 2017), memorial page for Rebecca Mary “Polly” Houk Adams (1774–1850), Find A Grave Memorial no. 115325590, Unknown location in Phelps County, Missouri; maintained by E. Robert Malone (contributor 46974534). (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S1223] Jim Vandergriff, compiler, "Vandergriff Family," [Inactive website], Vandergriff Genealogy (http://www.angelfire.com/mac/vanderj42/0-Vandergriffindex.html); entry for Nicholas Houk. (Reliability: 1).

    9. [S963] Find A Grave, database with images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 19 February 2017), memorial page for Nicholas Houk (Nov 1740–6 Aug 1841), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5863245, citing Hiatt Cemetery, Renfro Valley, Rockcastle County, Kentucky, USA; maintained by Michael Adams (contributor 48511357). (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S1303] Todd Burton, Todd'sONE, (https://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3284135&id=I582145096).