Zerelda Ashcraft

Female 1837 - 1910


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  • Born  4 Jun 1837  Bracken, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    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 
    Mother  Living 
    Family  James Henry VanHook,   b. May 1838, Boone, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1906, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Nov 1856  Nicholas, KY 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.
    Children 
     1. William H. VanHook,   b. 31 Oct 1857, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1859, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. James Henry VanHook, Jr.,   b. 31 Oct 1861, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1942, Cynthiana, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Rolla VanHook,   b. 9 Oct 1863, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1942, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Charles E. VanHook,   b. 3 Mar 1865, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1928, Lexington, Fayette, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Elizabeth (Lizzie) E. VanHook,   b. May 1871, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1944, Crow Wing, MN Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Sarah (Sallie) VanHook,   b. 21 Aug 1873, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1936, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Jennie M. VanHook,   b. Abt 1875, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1893, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Taylor Franklin VanHook,   b. 9 Dec 1880, Harrison, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1944, Camrose, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  20 Apr 2015 
    Family ID  F2157  Group Sheet