Burton VanHook

Male 1840 - Aft 1925


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  • Born  27 Jul 1840  Covington, Fountain, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Aft 1925  Fountain, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Mt. Hope Cemetery, Covington, Fountain, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Father  Benjamin Franklin VanHook,   b. 1820, Pickaway, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1863, Vigo, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Rachel Lewsader,   b. 20 Nov 1822, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1901, Vigo, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family  Samantha Jane Evans,   b. 17 Jul 1847, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1921, Fountain, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Feb 1865  Fountain, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
      Name: Samantha J Evans
      Spouse Name: Burton Vanhook
      Marriage Date: 21 Feb 1865
      Marriage County: Fountain
      Source Title 1: Fountain County, Indiana
      Source Title 2: Index to Marriage Record 1848 - 1920 Inclusive Vol
      Source Title 3: W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerks Of
      Book: 5
      OS Page: 305

      1900 United States Federal Census - Nevins, Vigo, Indiana
      (note - living next door to son Thomas M. VanHook)
      Name Age
      Burton Van Hook 59, head, b Jul 1840 IN
      Jane S Van Hook 52, wife, b Jul 1847 IN
      Charles V Van Hook 26, son, Oct 1873 b IN
      Mary Van Hook 13, daughter-in-law, b Jun 1886 IN
    Children 
     1. Thomas Morton VanHook,   b. 22 Oct 1865, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1940, St. Louis, MO Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William VanHook,   b. Abt 1869, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Charles Vernando VanHook,   b. 4 Oct 1873, Covington, Fountain, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1925, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth VanHook,   b. Abt 1877, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Evans James VanHook,   b. 12 Mar 1880, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1954, Kirkwood, St. Louis, MO Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Eugene VanHook,   b. 1882, Vigo, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1882, Vigo, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  20 Apr 2015 
    Family ID  F396  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • American Civil War Soldiers
      Name: Burton Vanhook
      RESIDENCE: Fountain County, Indiana
      Enlistment Date: 28 Feb 1865
      Side Served: Union
      State Served: Indiana
      Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 28 February 1865.
      Enlisted in Company H, 150th Infantry Regiment Indiana on 28 Feb 1865.
      Mustered Out Company H, 150th Infantry Regiment Indiana on 5 Aug 1865 at Jordan's Springs, VA.
      Sources: 76

      Note: Burton's death date on his tombstone is difficult to read.