Susan Elizabeth VanHook

1850–1937 (Age 86)
Kentontown, Robertson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Susan Elizabeth

When Susan Elizabeth VanHook was born on 14 December 1850, her father, Ambrose Dudley Van Hook, was 39 and her mother, Lucinda Talbott, was 34. She married Lewis Alfred Downtain on 17 November 1870, in Robertson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Kiowa, Barber, Kansas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 19 March 1937, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Susan Elizabeth VanHook
1850–1937
Lewis Alfred Downtain
1847–1930
Marriage: 17 November 1870
Lucy Downtain
1871–
William Burgess Downtain
1873–
Elizabeth Downtain
1877–
Ethel Downtain
1890–
Ruby Downtain
1893–
Charlotte Mary Downtain
1875–1955
Oscar Donald Downtain
1880–1955
Charles Henry Downtain
1881–
Harry Lee Downtain
1883–1966
George Downtain
1887–1967

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
17 November 1870
Robertson, Kentucky, United States
children

(10)

  • Lucy Downtain

    Female1871–Female

  • William Burgess Downtain

    Male1873–Male

  • Female1875–1955Female

  • Elizabeth Downtain

    Female1877–Female

  • Male1880–1955Male

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 11

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 25

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Van Hoek, a habitational name for someone from any of various places in the Netherlands and Belgium called Hoek, for example in East and West Flanders, Zeeland, North Brabant, Gelderland, and elsewhere, or from the Hook of Holland (Hoek van Holland). Compare Vandenhoek .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Susie E Downtain in household of Lewis A Downtain, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Susen Downtain in household of Louis Downtain, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Susan E Dountain in household of Lewis A Dountain, "United States Census, 1910"

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