Martha Elizabeth Ashley

Female 1855 - 1932


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  • Born  6 Jan 1855  Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  29 Jan 1932  Putnam, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Brick Chapel Cemetery, Putnam, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Father  Thomas Perkins Ashley,   b. 24 Jun 1818, Adair Co, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1883, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Vaught,   b. 14 Jun 1823, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1896, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family  Samuel Hunley VanHook,   b. 6 Jan 1851, Lincoln, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1925, Putnam, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  6 Jun 1872  Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Hunley VanHook,   b. 4 May 1873, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1943, Portland Mills, Putnam, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Henry Freelin VanHook,   b. 29 Oct 1875, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1949, Akron, Summit, OH Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John VanHook,   b. 29 Mar 1878, Mount Vernon, Rockcastle, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1942, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Edward Zeloren VanHook,   b. 28 Jun 1881,   d. Feb 1945, Parke, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jennette (Nettie) M VanHook,   b. Jul 1883, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Delia (Della) Florence VanHook,   b. 4 Jul 1886, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1946, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Mary A VanHook,   b. 16 Apr 1889, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960, Putnam, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Pearl Ethel VanHook,   b. 21 Jul 1893, Greencastle, Putnam, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1938, Putnam, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Richard Keezling VanHook,   b. 10 Apr 1896, Greencastle, Putnam, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1949, Culver Hospital, Montgomery, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. William Jennings VanHook,   b. 24 Mar 1900, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Lyman C VanHook,   b. Abt 1902, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  20 Apr 2015 
    Family ID  F1904  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Ashley VanHook

      Waveland Independent, February 5, 1932

      Mrs. Elizabeth Ashley VanHook died at her home on Howard Street near the Cuppy Hotel on Thursday of last week, after a lingering illness. Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church on Sunday morning at eleven, in charge of Rev. Victor Keiser. Burial at the Brick Chapel Cemetery north of Greencastle. Mrs. VanHook was born at Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky Jan 6, 1855 at the time of her death was 77 years 23 days. She spent the early years of her life near the place of her birth. She was united in marriage to FH VanHook on June 6, 1872. The young couple established their first home in Kentucky and lived there until 1891, when they moved to Greencastle, Indiana. In 1925 the husband died and shortly afterwards Mrs. VanHook moved to Waveland. She was the mother of 10 children, all of whom survive to mourn her loss - James and William of Rockville, Henry of Akron, Ohio; John and Mrs. Jeanette Stark of Indianapolis; Mrs. Della Norman of Paoli; Mrs. Mary Gibson of Bainbridge; Mrs. Pearl Davis of Raccoon and Edward and Richard of Waveland. She was a kind mother and always sacrificed for the good of her family. She never ate the bread of idleness.