Leota Bell Hoke

10 December 1911–17 May 1989 (Age 77)
Clay, Illinois, United States

The Life of Leota Bell

When Leota Bell Hoke was born on 10 December 1911, in Clay, Illinois, United States, her father, Reason Ace Hoke, was 44 and her mother, Nancy Jane Freeman, was 38. She married George Wilhelm Ludwig Zierk on 20 April 1944, in Illinois, United States. She lived in Bible Grove, Clay, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Blair Township, Clay, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 17 May 1989, in Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States, at the age of 77.

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George Wilhelm Ludwig Zierk
Leota Bell Hoke
Marriage: 20 April 1944

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20 April 1944
Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Age 2

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.

Age 21

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

German1. ( Höke ) occupational name from Middle Low German hoke, hake ‘small trader’ ( see Hock ). 2. Americanized form of Hauck .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Leola Hoke in household of Acy Hoke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leola B Hoke in household of Reason A Hoke, "United States Census, 1920"

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