Cyrus McNeeley Yocum

Male20 September 1852–8 August 1936

Brief Life History of Cyrus McNeeley

When Cyrus McNeeley Yocum was born on 20 September 1852, in Island Creek Township, Jefferson, Ohio, United States, his father, David Yocum, was 31 and his mother, Mary Hottel, was 37. He married Margaret Lucetta Culp on 15 May 1872. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Steubenville Township, Jefferson, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 8 August 1936, in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus McNeeley Yocum
Margaret Lucetta Culp
Marriage: 15 May 1872
Floyd Middagh Yocum
Mary Bessie Yocum
Daisy Mabelle Yocum
Byrdie P Yocum
Dr Cyrus McNeely Yocum Jr
Albert Bowers Yocum
Margaret Culp Yocum
Gilbert Gaston Yocum
Elsie Ruth Yocum
Florence Helen Yocum

Sources (44)

  • Cyrus Yocum, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cyrus Mcneeley Yocum, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Syris Yocum in entry for Ruth Yocum, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 May 1872
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 8

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 11

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

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 23

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Jochem or Jochum . See also Yoakum , compare Yochum , Yocom , and Yokum .

    History: This surname is borne by the descendants of various immigrants from Germany, including Johann Matthäus Yoakum or Jochem, born c. 1698 in Germany, died 1783 in KY or VA (see Yoakum ).

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

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