Abraham Zook

22 April 1798–24 May 1832 (Age 34)
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Zook was born on 22 April 1798, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johannes Zook, was 34 and his mother, Catherine Shively, was 33. He married Elizabeth Brown Replogle on 18 April 1818, in Woodbury, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 24 May 1832, in Wayne, Indiana, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Wayne, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Zook
1798–1832
Elizabeth Brown Replogle
1804–1866
Marriage: 18 April 1818
David Zook
1820–1822
Esther Zook
1821–1843
Daniel Zook
1824–1903
Joseph Zook
1829–1910
Abraham Zook Jr.
1832–1906

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 April 1818
Woodbury, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(5)

    David Zook

    Male1820–1822Male

    Female1821–1843Female

    Daniel Zook

    Male1824–1903Male

    Joseph Zook

    Male1829–1910Male

    Abraham Zook Jr.

    Male1832–1906Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    John Zook Jr.

    Male1788–1852Male

    Female1788–Female

    Jacob Shively Zook

    Male1789–1849Male

    Elizabeth Zook

    Female1791–1868Female

    Male1793–1851Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1808

Age 10

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 Respelling of Swiss German Zug, a habitational name from the city and canton so named in Switzerland. This is a frequent surname among Amish and Mennonites in the U.S.2 Respelling of Ashkenazic Jewish Zhuk, an ornamental from eastern Slavic zhuk ‘beetle’, or a habitational name for someone from a place in Belarus or Lithuania called Zhuki, from the same word.

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

Sources (3)

  • Zook in entry for Joseph Zook, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Zook in entry for Joseph Zook, "Iowa Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990"
  • Zook in entry for Joseph Zook, "Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992"

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