When Elizabeth Longenecker was born on 27 July 1800, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Daniel Guth Longenecker, was 25 and her mother, Sarah H Mock, was 25. She married Henry Mellinger Hoke on 15 February 1820, in Columbiana, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Salem, Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 17 November 1876, in Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Union Center Cemetery, Nappanee, Elkhart, Indiana, United States.
Altered form of Swiss German Langenecker, a habitational name for someone from any of several places called Langeneck, from Old High German lang ‘long’ + egga ‘corner’.