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.
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 ).