Aaron Miller Zook

4 March 1844–17 February 1890 (Age 45)
Johnson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Aaron Miller

When Aaron Miller Zook was born on 4 March 1844, in Johnson, Indiana, United States, his father, Aaron Miller Thorn Zook, was 24 and his mother, Heather Ann "Hetty" Lipsey, was 24. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Sarah McMann. He lived in Jackson Township, Brown, Indiana, United States in 1850. He died on 17 February 1890, in Johnson, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Johnson, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Miller Zook
1844–1890
Sarah McMann
1848–1885
Elizabeth J Zook
1867–1897
Edmund Zook
1877–
Reuben F. Zook
1869–1905
Walter B. Zook
1872–

Spouse and Children

    Male1844–1890Male

    Sarah McMann

    Female1848–1885Female

children

(4)

    Elizabeth J Zook

    Female1867–1897Female

    Reuben F. Zook

    Male1869–1905Male

    Walter B. Zook

    Male1872–Male

    Edmund Zook

    Male1877–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 7

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1863

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 Respelling of Swiss German Zug, a habitational name from the city and canton so named in Switzerland. This is a frequent surname among Amish and Mennonites in the U.S.2 Respelling of Ashkenazic Jewish Zhuk, an ornamental from eastern Slavic zhuk ‘beetle’, or a habitational name for someone from a place in Belarus or Lithuania called Zhuki, from the same word.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Aaron M Yook in household of Aaron Yook, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Aaron M Zook, "Nebraska, Grand Army of the Republic, Burial Records, 1861-1948"
  • Aaron M Zook, "Nebraska, Grand Army of the Republic, Burial Records, 1861-1948"

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