Josiah T VanHook

Male 1833 - 1892


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  • Born  1833  New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  May 1892  Jackson, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Bridgeport Cemetery, Jackson, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Father  Dr James Lawrence VanHook,   b. Abt 1761, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Oct 1852 and May 1853, Jackson, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Judith (Julia) Grace,   b. Abt 1810, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family  Mary Garlow,   b. 20 Jan 1832, Dayton, Montgomery, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1905, Jackson, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  23 Sep 1862  Jackson, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Josiah and Mary were married by D.T. Farr, Justice of the Peace

      1870 US Census - Maquoketa, Jackson Co, IA
      (note: Josiah was living next door to his mother, brothers and sister)
      Josiah VanHook, 35, farmer, b NJ
      Mary, 30, b OH
      Lawrence, 7, b IA
      Eolyne?, 5, b IA
      Theodore, 3, b IA
      Alva, 2, b IA
      Clarence, 10 months, b Sep, b IA

      In June of 1878 all three of these youngest sons of Josiah and Mary died.

      1880 US Census - Maquoketa, Jackson Co, IA
      (note: Josiah was living next door to his mother and brother Samuel)
      Josiah Van Hook 47, b NJ
      Mary Van Hook 48, b OH
      James L. Van Hook 15, b IA
      Evaline Van Hook 14, b IA
      John Van Hook 8, b IA

      Note: in 1880 census, it looks like James Lawrence was counted twice - once with his family and once with the family he worked for (James and Jennie Miller) where he is listed as "Lawrence VanHook", boarder, age 17, b IA.

      1885 Iowa State Census - Maquoketa, Jackson Co, IA
      Josiah VanHook, 52, farmer, b. NJ
      Mary VanHook, 53, b. OH
      John G. VanHook, 13, b. IA

      1900 US Census - Dist 60, Maquoketa, Jackson Co, IA
      Mary VanHook, 68, Jan 1832, b. OH, mother of 10 children, 5 living
      John G. VanHook, 28, Jun 1871, b. IA
    Children 
     1. James Lawrence VanHook,   b. Jul 1863, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1930 and 1940, Owego, Tioga, NY Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Evaline P. VanHook,   b. 1864, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1937, Maquoketa, Jackson, IA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Theodore VanHook,   b. 13 Dec 1866, Jackson, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1878, Jackson, IA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Alva A. VanHook,   b. 22 Feb 1868, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1878, Jackson, IA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Clarence VanHook,   b. 9 Sep 1869, Jackson, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1878, Jackson, IA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. John G. VanHook,   b. Jun 1871, Maquoketa, Jackson, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930, Maquoketa, Jackson, IA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Living
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    Last Modified  13 May 2015 
    Family ID  F2030  Group Sheet