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Nicholas HOUK[1]

Male 1740 - 1841  (101 years)



  • Name Nicholas HOUK  [2, 3
    Born 1740  , , Bucks County, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 1776  , , Tryon [later Polk] County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Private, North Carolina Line, Revolutionary War
    Land Purchase 1814  , , Washington County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 100 acres
    Move 23 Jan 1819  , , Rockcastle County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1840 US Census 2 Jun 1840  , , Rockcastle County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 100y 
    • Counted in the household of Richardson Roberts were:

      1 male between 50 and 60 - Richardson Roberts
      1 male between 90 and 100 - Nicholas Houk
      1 female between 15 and 20 - daughter of Richardson & Caty Roberts
      1 female between 40 and 50 - Catherine "Caty" (Houk) Roberts
      1 female between 80 and 90 - Sarah Maria "Sally" (Mouser) Houk
    1840 U.S. census, Kentucky, Rockcastle County [HOUK, Nicholas] - p. 1
    1840 U.S. census, Kentucky, Rockcastle County [HOUK, Nicholas] - p. 1
    1840 U.S. census, Kentucky, Rockcastle County [HOUK, Nicholas] - p. 2
    1840 U.S. census, Kentucky, Rockcastle County [HOUK, Nicholas] - p. 2
    Military Pension , , Rockcastle County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 93y 
    • #R.5257 Nicholas applied for his military pension in Rockcastle County in September 1833 and stated that he was 93 years old.

      12 NOv. 1833, Nicholas Houk of Mt. Vernon, KY had been a private under Captain Neal of the North Carolina Regiment for 6 months of the Revolutionary War. He enlisted in Polk County, North Carolina. Church record says Hicholas Hauck of Berks County (PA), Vol II, Moselem Church - "Nicholas Hauck, son of Peter Hauck and wife Maria Schwederen, 26 Nov 1749, baptized 15 Apr 1750, sponsors Nicholas Kutz and Catherine Grimm."

      Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Richmond Township, Berks County, PA: Births & Baptisms /
      Hauk, Nicholas, born 25 Nov. 1749, parents - Peter H and wf. AnaMaria n. Scwednerin. Godparents - Nicholas Kutz and Catherine Grimin : On Aug 8, 1778 Nicholas is listed as a "nonjuror" in reference to the "Register of persons who refused or neglected to appear before the justice of their respective districts and take the oath of Affirmation of Alligience to the State". Listed along with Nicholas were George, Michael and Barnit Houk.

      source: Post by Todd Burton on 25 Jan 2007 https://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3284135&id=I582145096
    Occupation U.S. Military Revolutionary War Veteran 
    Buried Aug 1841  Hiatt Cemetery, Renfro Valley, Rockcastle County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 6 Aug 1841  , Renfro Valley, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Biography 23 May 1974  , Mount Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    News Article - Bio for Nicholas Houk
    News Article - Bio for Nicholas Houk
    DAR Ancestor
    FamilySearch ID
    FindAGrave
    • FindAGrave.com, Memorial #5863245
    Notes 
    • DAR Ancestor #A057241
      NSAR Patriot #P-1855588
    Person ID I6256  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Collier Branch
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2020 

    Family 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  [7
    Married 1772  , , Lincoln County, North Carolina, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9
    Children 
     1. John HOUK,   b. 1773, , , , North Carolina, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Rebecca Mary "Polly" HOUK,   b. 1774, , , Tryon [later Lincoln] County, North Carolina, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1850, , Spring Creek Twp., Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Fredrick HOUK,   b. 13 Oct 1776, , , Lincoln County, North Carolina, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth "Betsy" HOUK
     5. Michael HOUK,   b. 2 Mar 1778, , , , North Carolina, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. George HOUK,   b. 1783, , , , North Carolina, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Sarah "Sally" HOUK,   b. 1786, , , , North Carolina, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Catherine "Caty" HOUK,   b. 2 Mar 1797, , , , North Carolina, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F2231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I6256&tree=1: accessed 5 June 2020), "Nicholas HOUK."

  • Sources

    (Reliability ratings:
      0=Unreliable   1=Questionable   2=Secondary   3=Primary) 
    1. [S1223] Jim Vandergriff, compiler, "Vandergriff Family," [Inactive website], Vandergriff Genealogy (http://www.angelfire.com/mac/vanderj42/0-Vandergriffindex.html); entry for Coonrod Adams. (Reliability: 1).

    2. [S1301] National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, (http://www.fold3.com : accessed 30 May 2019); Nicholas Houk (NC line) Pension no. Pension No. R5257; imaged from Case Files of Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Applications Based on Revolutionary War Service, compiled ca. 1800 - ca. 1912, documenting the period, RG 15, M804 (Washington D.C. : National Archives [n.d.]), roll 1336.

    3. [S1302] "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1681005 : accessed 31 May 2019), christening for Nicolaus Hauk, 15 Apr 1750; citing Zions Moselem Church, Richmond Twp, Berks County,Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 496,551. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City. (Reliability: 2).

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

    5. [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).

    6. [S1224] 1840 U.S. census, Rockcastle County, Tennessee, no township, p. 9 (stamped), line 7, Richardson Roberts household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 19 February 2017); citing National Archives microfilm publication M704, roll 123. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [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).

    8. [S1263] John Lair, "Rockcastle Recollections," Mount Vernon (Kentucky) Signal, 23 May 1974, p. 6; image copy, RockcastleLibrary.org, Mount Vernon Signal Online, (INACTIVE: http://www.rockcastlelibrary.org/libraryarchives/mvsignal/1974/MVS19740523A06.pdf : accessed 23 February 2018), (Reliability: 2).

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