Hazel Mae Book

29 October 1905–5 December 2010 (Age 105)
Windsor Township, Fayette, Iowa, United States

The Life of Hazel Mae

When Hazel Mae Book was born on 29 October 1905, in Windsor Township, Fayette, Iowa, United States, her father, Levi E Book, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Burkhart, was 32. She married Glenn Ross Husband on 30 October 1927, in Chickasaw, Iowa, United States. She lived in Dayton Township, Bremer, Iowa, United States for about 5 years and Banks Township, Fayette, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 5 December 2010, in Hawkeye, Fayette, Iowa, United States, at the age of 105, and was buried in West Union Cemetery, West Union, Fayette, Iowa, United States.

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Glenn Ross Husband
Hazel Mae Book
Marriage: 30 October 1927

Spouse and Children

30 October 1927
Chickasaw, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings



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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 8

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 29

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

Name Meaning

1 Probably an Americanized spelling of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Buch or Buck .2 German: from a Germanic personal name Bogo, Old High German bogo ‘bow’(weapon).3 The surname Book appears occasionally in English records; it may be a variant spelling of Buck or from the same source as 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hazel Burkhart in household of Marvin Burkhart, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hazel Book in household of Levi Book, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hazel M Husband in household of Glen R Husband, "United States Census, 1930"

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