Waitstill A. Looke

1841–1862 (Age 21)
Noble, Ohio, United States

The Life of Waitstill A.

When Waitstill A. Looke was born in 1841, in Noble, Ohio, United States, her father, Joseph Look, was 49 and her mother, Cybil Athearn, was 43. She married Elias M. Chesshire on 15 February 1861, in Noble, Ohio, United States. She lived in Jackson Township, Morgan, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Olive Township, Noble, Ohio, United States in 1860. She died in 1862, in Noble, Ohio, United States, at the age of 21.

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Family Time Line

Elias M. Chesshire
Waitstill A. Looke
Marriage: 15 February 1861

Spouse and Children

15 February 1861
Noble, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Look


    Cybil Athearn




    Evelina A Look


    Jesse P Look



World Events (3)


Age 5

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

Age 10

In 1851 Olive Township was detached from Guernsey County [error: should be Morgan County] to be part of Noble County.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of German Buche .2 English: see Book .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wateslle Look in household of Joseph Look, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Waitstill Look in household of Sybil Look, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wartsell A. Look, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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