John George Houck, Sr.

Born: July 14, 1745 - Pennsylvania
Died: after September 8, 1819 - Frederick County, Maryland
Buried: John George Houck and his wife Catharina are buried in Rocky Springs Cemetery, Frederick County, Maryland
Service: John George Houck served (Patriotic Service) in Maryland. John was a juror to the Oath of Allegiance in 1778 in Frederick County, Maryland.
Family: John married Catharina (Catherine) Kemp, daughter of Gilbert Kemp a Revolutionary War patriot, on April 1, 1774. John and Catherine lived in Frederick County, Maryland. John died testate. His Will, Liber HS-2 Folio 310 was probated December 20, 1819, at the Frederick County, Maryland Courthouse with his son, John Houck, the executor. It named his wife and children: John George (married Mary Shoup), Catherine married to Henry Shriver, Jacob, Margaret married to John Pittinger, and Barbara married to George Zeiler.
Source: DAR, Unpub. Rev Rec of Maryland GRC 1939 S1, Vol. 61, pp.7; Peden, Revolutionary Patriots of Frederick County Maryland 1775-1783 pp.188; Holdcraft Names in Stone pp. 601; Myers, Houck Genealogy; Will Liber HS-2 Folio 310.