Benjamin Franklin VanHook

Male 1867 - 1920


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  • Born  23 Jul 1867 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  24 Feb 1920 
    Buried  27 Feb 1920  Friendship Church Cemetery, Rockcastle, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Father  Benjamin Franklin VanHook,   b. 24 Jan 1830, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1910, Rockcastle, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lydia Jane Reynolds,   b. 26 Jul 1829, Rockcastle, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1897, Rockcastle, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family  Nancy A. (Nanna) Goff,   b. 29 Sep 1865,   d. 25 Sep 1965 
    Married  22 Dec 1887  Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Marcum VanHook,   b. 8 Oct 1888,   d. 5 Apr 1968
     2. James Henry VanHook,   b. 21 Sep 1890, Ocala, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1981
     3. Bessie M. VanHook,   b. Apr 1893
    Last Modified  20 Apr 2015 
    Family ID  F1138  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • The Somerset Journal, Somerset, Ky., Friday, February 27, 1920.
      Ben Vanhook Is Killed By a Shed Falling On Him. A sad accident happened in
      the northern part of the county this week when a large shed fell and caught
      Mr. Ben Vanhook under it and killed him almost instantly. Mr. Vanhook lived
      near Ocala and was one of the most prominent farmers in the county. His son,
      Marcum Vanhook, who lives at Layfayette, Ind., was notified and arrived in
      time for the funeral.

      Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953
      Name: Bengiman Franklin Vanhook
      Death Date: 24 Feb 1920
      Death Location: Pulaski
      Residence Location: Pulaski
      Age: 52
      Gender: Male
      Ethnicity: White
      Birth Date: 23 Jul 1867
      Birth Location: Kentucky
      Father's Name: Bengiman F Vanhook
      Father's Birth Location: Kentucky
      Mother's Name: Jane Rundel
      Mother's Birth Location: Ken