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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Aaron Miller Zook
Sarah McMann
Elizabeth J Zook
Edmund Zook
Reuben F. Zook
Walter B. Zook

Spouse and Children


    Sarah McMann




    Elizabeth J Zook


    Reuben F. Zook


    Walter B. Zook


    Edmund Zook


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World Events (8)


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.

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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