This is a Message Board Post that is gatewayed to this mailing list. Author: rehout Surnames: Classification: queries Message Board URL: http://boards.rootsweb.com/surnames.hout/71.3.1/mb.ashx Message Board Post: You know Ive seen my 7th generation granfathers name (Jacob) written on the census, it looks like hout. But its all in cursive and I think it was misread and stuck.. Important Note: The author of this message may not be subscribed to this list. If you would like to reply to them, please click on the Message Board URL link above and respond on the board.