Jennie Romaine Hoke

19 December 1905–4 September 1995 (Age 89)
York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jennie Romaine

When Jennie Romaine Hoke was born on 19 December 1905, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph Thoman Hoke, was 22 and her mother, Mary Estella Auchey, was 20. She married Charles Milton Kraft on 19 April 1920, in York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Paradise Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. She died on 4 September 1995, in Thomasville, Jackson Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 89.

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Charles Milton Kraft
Jennie Romaine Hoke
Marriage: 19 April 1920
Betty Marie Kraft
Lawrence R. Kraft

Spouse and Children

19 April 1920
York, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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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  • Jennie R Ho* in household of Joseph Ho*, "United States Census, 1920"

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