Family: James Henry VanHook/Zerelda Ashcraft (F2157)

m. 27 Nov 1856


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  • Father | Male
    James Henry VanHook

    Born  May 1838  Boone, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Aug 1906  Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  1 Sep 1906  Battle Grove Cemetery, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  27 Nov 1856  Nicholas, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Elkanah VanHook | F1745 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Nancy Ann Blair | F1745 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Zerelda Ashcraft

    Born  4 Jun 1837  Bracken, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 Mar 1910  Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  18 Mar 1910  Battle Grove Cemetery, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Living | F2170 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Living | F2170 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    William H. VanHook

    Born  31 Oct 1857  Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Aug 1859  Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Kentontown Cemetery, Robertson, KY Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    James Henry VanHook, Jr.

    Born  31 Oct 1861  Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  13 May 1942  Cynthiana, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  15 May 1942  Battle Grove Cemetery, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mollie (Mary) Hamilton | F2160 
    Married  17 Jun 1886  Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Neppie O. Tapp | F3546 
    Married  Abt 1940  Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    Rolla VanHook

    Born  9 Oct 1863  Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Jan 1942  Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  11 Jan 1942  Battle Grove Cemetery, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Eliza Zumwalt | F2159 
    Married  12 Jan 1887  Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Dora Baldwin | F2171 
    Married  Abt 1898  Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    Charles E. VanHook

    Born  3 Mar 1865  Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  27 Jul 1928  Lexington, Fayette, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  28 Jul 1928  Georgetown Cemetery, Scott, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Etta (Nettie) Cooper | F2274 
    Married  Abt 1890   

    Child 5 | Female
    Elizabeth (Lizzie) E. VanHook

    Born  May 1871  Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Jun 1944  Crow Wing, MN Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Lakewood Cemetery, Crosby, Crow Wing, MN Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Nathan Oscar Harrington | F2169 
    Married  Abt 1893   

    Child 6 | Female
    Sarah (Sallie) VanHook

    Born  21 Aug 1873  Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 Jun 1936  Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  9 Jun 1936  Jacksonville Cemetery, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Everett Asa Allen | F2167 
    Married  5 May 1890  Hamilton, OH Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    Jennie M. VanHook

    Born  Abt 1875  Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Dec 1893  Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  16 Dec 1893  Battle Grove Cemetery, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Male
    Taylor Franklin VanHook

    Born  9 Dec 1880  Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Jan 1944  Camrose, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Dried Meat Lake Cemetery, Camrose, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Lula Mabel Fitchhorn | F3787 
    Married  28 Aug 1901  Williams, Hamilton, IA Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes  Married:
    • 27 Nov 1857 - Nicholas County, KY Marriages
      Groom: James Vanhook, resident Harrison County, KY, age 19, single, born Boon Co., IN
      Bride: Zerilda Ashcraft, resident Nicholas County, KY, age 20, single, born Bracken Co., KY

      (note - the only VanHook family living in Boone County, Indiana area at the time of James VanHook's birth was Elkanah VanHook and Nancy Ann Blair VanHook)

      1880 US Census - District 106, Harrison Co., KY
      James H. Van Hook 32 (must be wrong age), b. IN
      Zerelda Van Hook 42, b. KY
      James Van Hook 18, b. KY
      Rolla Van Hook 16, b. KY
      Charles E. Van Hook 13, b. KY
      Elizabeth Van Hook 8, b. KY
      Sallie Van Hook 6, b. KY
      Jennie Van Hook 4, b. KY

      1900 US Census - District 56, Leesburg, Harrison Co., KY
      James H Vanhook, 62, b. May 1838 Indiana, parents b. KY, married 43 years, farmer
      Gerelda Vanhook, 63, b. Jun 1837 KY, parents b. KY, married 43 years, mother of 10 children of which 7 are living
      Frank Vanhook, 19, son, b. Dec 1880 KY

      Log Cabin (Cynthiana, Harrison Co., KY) Friday 18 Mar 1910 Vol. 15 No. 11
      Pg. 5 Col. 3
      Mrs. Zerelda VanHook d. Wednesday at the home of her son, C. E. VanHook in Cynthiana. Buried in Battle Grove. Formerly Zerelda Ashcraft, age nearly 73 years. b. May 1837, m. James H. VanHook about 50 years ago. He died 4 years ago. Survived by sons: Frank VanHook of Alberta, Kansas; Rolla and C. E. VanHook of Cynthiana, two daughters, Mrs. Everett Allen of Harrison Co. and Mrs. Oscar Herrington of Washburn, WI.

      (note - obit is in error on son Frank. He was living in Alberta, Canada)

      Cynthiana Democrat 31 Mar 1910 Thursday Vol. 62 No. 27
      In mentioning the surviving children of Mrs. Zarelda VanHook, last week the Democrat unintentionally omitted the names of Mrs. Annie Miller and Mr. James VanHook, both of this county.